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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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08/20/13
Corona Logo Absent From ATP Nets

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08/12/13
SAP Agrees To Sponsor WTA Tour

The WTA Tour is adding software maker SAP to its stable of sponsors in a new multiyear deal set to be announced today. SAP will initially provide data analysis for the WTA’s players, with future plans to broaden to fans and media. SAP will be adaptive and take on-board feedback from players, c ...

08/06/13
Dryer To Opt Out Of Settlement

Former NFLer Fred Dryer plans to opt out of the settlement bearing his name between NFL Films and retirees. He says the settlement would give the NFL so many rights over the commercial use of former players that it could stretch to cover even his acting career. He added his agents at GVA recommend ...

07/31/13
Court Denies EA's Appeal In Keller Suit

A lawsuit brought by former Arizona State and Nebraska QB  Sam Keller  against EA for using his image without permission was allowed to proceed today by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. It is the second such case in recent months in which an appeals court has rejected EA's First Am ...

07/31/13
Gillette Rolling Out Training Camp Videos

Gillette today is unveiling the first of six weekly web episodes featuring NFL players at training camp. Produced by NFL Media, the episodes, which will run exclusively on NFL.com, feature veterans tutoring rookies about training camp. The veteran-rookie pairings featured in the series include Bronc ...

07/29/13
Lions Sign Deal With Veritix

The Lions are switching their ticketing provider from Ticketmaster to Veritix, becoming the first NFL team to do so. Veritix, started six years ago, counts four NBA teams and one NHL club as clients, and will now boast the Lions when the club’s single game tickets go on sale Wednesday. The tea ...

07/23/13
Judge Declines To Dismiss USTA's Suit

A federal judge declined to dismiss the lawsuit brought by the USTA against the filmmakers of a documentary on Venus and Serena Williams for allegedly infringing on U.S. Open copyrighted materials. In a handwritten order filed today, Judge Nelson Roman of the New York Southern District Court s ...

07/19/13
FSG To Be Subpoenaed For Liverpool Docs

A New York state judge ordered that Fenway Sports Group be subpoenaed for all records concerning the purchase of Liverpool, marking the first time FSG has been dragged into the legal controversy surrounding the '10 sale of the EPL club. Mill Financial, a lender to former Liverpool co-Owner Geo ...

07/17/13
Cowboys Want SB Ticket Holders To Pay Fees

The Cowboys have asked a federal court to order ticketholders suing the NFL over the Super Bowl XLV seating fiasco to pay the club $196,584.44 in attorney fees. Those are the costs the Cowboys said the club incurred responding to “broad” subpoenas issued to club employees by the ticket h ...

Tags: Franchises, Dallas Cowboys

07/15/13
Rhyne Williams To Endorse ABN Amro

U.S. pro tennis player Rhyne Williams has signed an endorsement deal with Dutch bank ABN Amro. As part of the contract, Williams, the '11 NCAA singles finalist, will wear the bank’s logo on his sleeve during play and write a blog on the company’s website about life on the ATP Tour. The ...

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