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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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06/19/96
TALKING TOUGH, CFL READY TO KEEP ROCKING IN FREE WORLD

The CFL kicks off its season on Sunday with nine Canadian teams and no teams in the U.S. for the first time in four years. Today, the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL begins a nine-part series by Neil Campbell an

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06/19/96
WILL BELLE WEATHER BUDIG-REDUCED SUSPENSION?

AL President Gene Budig reduced the five-game suspensions of Indians OF Albert Belle and P Julian Tavarez to three games following their appeal. Budig, from a statement: Belle "did cross the line and

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06/19/96
NBA NOTE: FORGET BULLS EUPHORIA, IT'S THE L-WORD AGAIN

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06/18/96
ANOTHER GOLF SENIOR TOUR SET TO START; U.S. OPEN WRAPUP

Golf''s New Senior Series will return July 8 with an event in Greenville, NC. The 10-event "minitour" will be have purses of $100,000 for each stop and be staged under the sponsorship of Denver-based

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06/18/96
LEAGUE NOTES

The men''s singles champion at Wimbledon will receive a record $593,000, while the lady''s singles champion will win $533,000 ("Sports View," CNBC, 6/17)....ATP CEO Mark Miles said he was disappointed

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06/18/96
PITTSBURGH-BASED GROUP UNVEILS NEW BASKETBALL LEAGUE

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06/17/96
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