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Judge Orders NFLPA Lawsuit On Behalf Of Brady To Be Heard In N.Y., Not Minnesota

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 15

A Minnesota federal court judge this morning ordered the NFLPA’s lawsuit, filed yesterday against the NFL over the suspension of Patriots QB Tom Brady, to be sent to Manhattan federal court, where the league had earlier pre-emptively filed to enforce the decision. It is a critical decision not...

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