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Liz Mullen covers labor, agents and horse racing for the SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Lawsuit Filed By Packers' Pennel Against NFL, NFLPA Resolved Before Hearing

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 06 / 16

The lawsuit that Packers DT Michael Pennel brought against the NFL and the NFLPA has been resolved, according to an order issued by a Cleveland federal judge. U.S. District Judge John Adams met with the attorneys for Pennel, the NFL and the NFLPA via telephone yesterday, according to the court docke...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

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SportsBusiness Journal: Tempers rise in debate over agent fees

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SportsBusiness Daily: Judge Vacates Rosenhaus' Award Against Jackson

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SportsBusiness Daily: Judge Vacates Rosenhaus' NFLPA Arbitration Award In Jackson Case

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