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NFL Retirees Take Down Website On Concussion Settlement

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14

A group of retired players and their counsel objecting to the preliminary NFL concussion settlement have voluntarily taken down their website, www.nflconcussionsettlementfacts.com . Last week, counsel for the class seeking approval of the settlement asked the federal court to shut down the sit...

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08/26/96
DECISION ON BUCS STADIUM TAX CHALLENGE COULD COME TODAY

Hillsborough Circuit Court Judge James Whittemore heard arguments Friday on a challenge being made by former Tampa Mayor Bill Poe to prevent a half-cent sales tax designed to help fund a new Bucs stad

Tags: Facilities, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

08/26/96
RAIDERS TROUBLES CONTINUE: PERATA QUITS AS OFMA CONSULTANT

After only three months as a consultant for the Raiders'' "troubled" Oakland Football Marketing Association, former Alameda County Supervisor Don Perata has resigned, according to the SAN FRANCISCO CH

Tags: Facilities, Oakland Raiders

08/26/96
STADIUM NOTES

Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell''s administration has "moved away" from the notion of a downtown site for a new stadium, instead concentrating on the "infrastructure of parking and expressway exits alre

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, Houston Astros, MLB, NFL, PGA Tour, Philadelphia Flyers, Time Warner

08/23/96
MIAMI POLL REVEALS OPPOSITION TO TAX GOING TOWARD HEAT ARENA

A poll of 613 registered voters, conducted by the MIAMI HERALD and the local NBC affiliate, showed 62.1% oppose using public money gained from a tourist tax to be spent on construction of a new arena

Tags: Facilities, Miami Heat, NBC

08/23/96
WAYNE COUNTY APPROVES TAX VOTE FOR NEW LIONS, TIGERS LAIRS

The Wayne County Commission voted to place a 1% hotel room tax and 2% car rental tax, designed to fund the new Tigers and Lions stadiums, on the November 5 ballot, according to the DETROIT NEWS. Commi

Tags: Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, General Motors, New England Patriots

08/23/96
BUCS TAX LAWSUIT TO BE HEARD TODAY; LEASE ALMOST DONE

Hillsborough Circuit Judge James Whittemore is scheduled to hear arguments today on a lawsuit filed earlier this week by former Tampa Mayor William Poe over a proposed half-cent tax increase to help f

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

08/23/96
STADIUM NOTES

Former Orlando Arena Dir Joanne Grant has sued the city of Orlando and Mayor Glenda Hood in federal court, seeking more than $1M in damages after claiming she was unfairly forced to quit in October of

Tags: Facilities

08/23/96
ASTROS GET MORE FUNDS BUT STILL LACK FANS

Houston Mayor Bob Lanier has offered $15M in city funds to help pay for the Astros proposed new $250M ballpark, according to John Williams of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Lanier plans to seek City Council a

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros

08/22/96
ASTROS' TALKS STALL AS DEADLINE DRAWS NEAR

Harris County Judge Robert Eckels said negotiations with the Astors over a new ballpark "have bogged down," according to John Williams of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Although Astros Owner Drayton McLane Jr

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros

08/22/96
STADIUM FINANCING: THE MEDIA ANALYSIS CONTINUES

A number of media outlets continue to report on the acceleration of new stadiums built around the country and their effect on local economies. In this week''s BARRON''S cover story, Jonathan Laing use

Tags: Facilities, NFL

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