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Daniel Kaplan

Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Tennis Player's Mother Suing USTA Over Eating Disorder Incident

04 / 08 / 14

Natalie O’Loughlin , the mother of Julia O’Loughlin , is suing the USTA for allegedly causing her daughter to suffer bulimia when she trained in '10 and '11 at the governing body’s Evert Tennis Academy in Florida. The lawsuit was originally filed in state court in Florida but was...

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02/24/11
Under Armour Ups Sponsorship Spend

Under Armour’s commitments to endorsements and sponsorships more than doubled in '10, the year that the performance-wear maker signed a new deal with the NFL, according to the company’s 10-K annual report filed with federal regulators today. The company’s sponsorship obligations totaled $167M at the ...

02/24/11
Document Unsealed In NFL TV Case

The first document in the so-called “lockout insurance” case between the NFL and NFLPA became public this afternoon: the union’s brief to the federal court in Minnesota contending the court should overturn a special master’s decisions allowing the league to use $4B of media fees in '11 if there is a ...

02/24/11
DirecTV Trying To Keep Records Sealed

DirecTV late yesterday filed a motion in Minnesota federal court seeking to block the unsealing of its confidential records in the closely watched NFL media fees case. Two local Minnesota newspapers are seeking a complete unsealing of records in the NFLPA’s case against the NFL, in which the union a ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

02/24/11
DirecTV Looks To Block NFL Unsealing

DirecTV late yesterday filed a motion in federal court in Minnesota seeking to block the unsealing of its confidential records in the closely watched NFL media fees case. Two local Minnesota newspapers are seeking a complete unsealing of records in the NFLPA’s case against the NFL, in which the u ...

02/23/11
NFL Unveiling Some Docs In Special Master Case

The NFL yesterday agreed to unseal parts of some documents in the closely watched media fees case brought by the NFLPA, but not as much as the union has requested. The NFLPA is appealing a special master’s decision allowing the league to use media fees due for the ‘11 season in the event o ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

02/23/11
NFL Agrees To Unseal Some Records

The NFL yesterday agreed to unseal parts of some documents in the closely watched media fees case brought by the NFLPA, but not as much as the union has requested. The NFLPA has asked to unseal many of the records, which include the decision, media contracts, deposition transcripts and numerous leag ...

02/18/11
Motion Granted To Hold Hearing In NFL Dispute

U.S. District Court Judge David Doty has granted a motion by the NFLPA to hold a hearing next week on whether to unseal some of the documents in the union's case challenging the NFL’s use of television rights money. The NFLPA argued that the NFL players and public have a right to the information and ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

02/16/11
USTA Holds U.S. Open Series Meeting

The USTA began hosting a three-day business meeting yesterday for the Olympus U.S. Open Series at the National Tennis Center, bringing together the top leaders in the sport in North America. WTA Chair & CEO Stacey Allaster and ATP Exec Chair & President Adam Helfant presented on the stat ...

02/15/11
Unions Not Arguing In Keller/EA Case

The major sports unions will not argue today in front of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of former college football QB Sam Keller in his lawsuit against Electronic Arts after their attorney suddenly pulled out of the case. The sports unions -- the NFLPA, MLBPA, NBPA, NHLPA and MLSP ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Electronic Arts

02/15/11
EA To Argue Player Image Cases

Electronic Arts will argue two cases at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today, the latest in a series of lawsuits brought against the game maker for using athletes' images without their consent. In the most high-profile case, former college football QB Sam Keller is contending EA used his image ...

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