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

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Jerry Jones Asks Federal Court To Keep Him Off Witness Stand

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones asked a Dallas federal court to quash any attempt to call him as a witness in the ongoing Super Bowl ticket trial. U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn reportedly told attorneys this week she was leaning toward calling Jones as a witness. It was apparently in response to th...

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Agent Drew Rosenhaus asked a federal judge earlier this week to charge Redskins WR DeSean Jackson, his former client, $20,000 for every instance a confidential restriction is violated in their ongoing court case. In a court filing, Rosenhaus argued that Jackson adviser Steve Feldman had already ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Jones Donating To Arkansas Athletics

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SportsBusiness Daily: Buccaneers Name Rams' Killingsworth CMO

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: Radwanska Adds Workday As Sponsor

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SportsBusiness Daily: Mueller Report Exonerates NFL

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