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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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09/18/13
Retired NFLers Appeal Judge's Decision

Some retirees who had filed two lawsuits last month against NFL Films, but were then ordered by a federal judge to withdraw their claims while a similar case settled, appealed that decision today to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. In '09, six players led by Fred Dryer sued NFL Films for alleg ...

09/18/13
New Date Requested For Super Bowl Trial

Lawyers for the nine ticketholders suing the NFL over the '11 temporary seating fiasco at Super Bowl XLV in Arlington asked the federal court hearing the case to move the date for the scheduled trial from Oct. 15 to after February 24, 2014. The NFL signed on to the request. The law firm representing ...

09/10/13
Adam Silver On NBA's Future Outlook

NBA Deputy Commissioner & COO Adam Silver today said the league for the first time is in the process of appointing an owners' media committee, and the sport is in early talks to renew its TV contracts. Speaking at the Bloomberg Sports Business Conference, Silver said the league as it tran ...

09/06/13
Lawyers Ordered To Drop NFL Films Suits

Declaring the “conscience” of the court had been shocked, a Minnesota federal court judge ordered lawyers to withdraw two lawsuits against NFL Films, saying they violated an injunction against such actions while the settlement in the Dryer v NFL case proceeded. Hundreds of players have f ...

08/29/13
Plaintiffs' Lawyer Satisfied With Settlement, Calls Negotiations ...

The NFL was negotiating the final details of the $765M settlement with retirees right up until this morning, said Christopher Seeger , co-counsel for the retirees. Seeger sounds satisfied with the amount, and rebuffed questions from reporters asking if it was less than he expected. An insurance com ...

08/29/13
Tide Signs Player From Each NFL Team

Second-year NFL sponsor Tide this morning is announcing it has inked a player from each NFL team to serve as a "photojournalist." The players, including Saints QB Drew Brees and Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware , are dubbed Tide Team Captains. They will periodically throughout the season post on Twitter ...

08/28/13
Status Conference Ordered In NFL Films Case

The judge in the NFL Films case this afternoon ordered a status conference for next week because of a related case that was filed that also alleged the NFL had used retired players' images without their permission. Judge Paul Magnuson wrote, "A status conference will be held on September 4, 2013, ...

08/28/13
Lenovo, The Onion Promote Pro Bowl Contest

NFL sponsor Lenovo is working with humor site The Onion to promote a contest to choose a fan to be a '14 Pro Bowl captain under the game's new format. The Lenovo Fantasy Coach of the year will participate in the new Pro Bowl player draft and go to Hawaii to watch the first quarter from th ...

08/21/13
New Group Of NFL Retirees Files Suit

A new group of NFL retirees yesterday filed a lawsuit against NFL Films, claiming the league is using their images without their permission. The filing comes with a deadline next week for players to opt out of the preliminarily court-approved settlement of a similar lawsuit that was filed four years ...

08/20/13
Corona Logo Taken Off ATP Tourney Nets

Lead ATP sponsor Corona’s logo has been off the nets of the last two North American stops as a result of a recent corporate change at the beer’s parent company. As part of Corona’s sponsorship, it is entitled to net signage at all ATP events. Corona is owned by Grupo Modelo, which ...

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