About The Author

Daniel Kaplan

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

Featured Story

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...

Read More

More Stories by this Author

11/24/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Media has moved on from concussion suit

Eighteen months ago, when retired football players squared off with the NFL over whether their case against the league over alleged concussion damage should continue, media descended on the Philadelphia court. There were dueling press conferences outside the James A. Byrne U.S. Courthouse, and a ...

Tags: Law and Politics

11/23/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Cornwell Leaving Morgan Stanley For PJT Partners

Morgan Stanley Managing Dir Don Cornwell , who runs sports investment banking for the firm, is leaving his position to join PJT Partners. He will start there February 18. PJT is a firm started by Cornwell's former boss, Paul Taubman . Cornwell said he will continue to handle sports investmen ...

11/20/14
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Concussion Case Approval Still A Ways Off

Final approval of the preliminary settlement of concussion claims against the NFL likely will not come until early next year, class co-lead counsel Chris Seeger told reporters yesterday after the nearly four-and-a-half-hour fairness hearing in federal district court in Philadelphia. That is pre ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

11/19/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Lawyers Blast NFL Concussion Settlement

Lawyers for retirees objecting to the preliminary settlement of concussion claims against the NFL blasted the deal today in federal court for not covering CTE. Counsel for the deal said it covers symptoms of the disease. Steven Molo , who is repping players opposed to the settlement, argued “ ...

11/19/14
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Concussion Settlement Back In Court

Counsel for the NFL and thousands of retirees today in Philadelphia federal court are set to defend the preliminary settlement of hundreds of concussion lawsuits filed against the league. Judge Anita Brody , who has preliminarily approved the class action deal, is widely expected to give it fi ...

11/17/14
SportsBusiness Journal: With TV deals, NBA ups clubs’ debt limit

The NBA has increased the amount of debt clubs may borrow by more than 40 percent, to $250 million each, and will soon look to add roughly $1.5 billion to its league-backed loan pool, taking that facility to nearly $4 billion. The moves are fuel ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/17/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Forbes re-elected to ATP board

WME-IMG executive Gavin Forbes narrowly won re-election to the ATP World Tour board of directors last week, scoring a third three-year term and beating out former player Todd Martin by what sources said was a single vote. Forbes ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/13/14
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Names Latest Head Health Challenge Winners

The NFL today unveiled the next round of winners in its Head Health Challenge, an initiative of the league, GE and Under Armour that will give $20M to entities working to develop concussion prevention, treatment and diagnostic technologies. There are seven winners in the latest round, most of t ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

11/13/14
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Names Head Health Challenge Winners

The NFL this morning unveils the next round of winners in its Head Health Challenge, an initiative of the league, General Electric and Under Amour that will give $20M to entities working to develop concussion prevention, treatment and diagnostic technologies. Most of the seven winners in the la ...

11/10/14
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Seeks To Recoup Legal Costs

The NFL wants three former players, who last month lost a lawsuit against NFL Films for allegedly using their likenesses without their permission, to pay the league more than $80,000 in legal costs. The three players -- Fred Dryer , Elvin Bethea and Edward White -- are appealing their court los ...

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug