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Aaron Hernandez' Lawyers Contend He Had Severe CTE In Lawsuit Against NFL, Patriots

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 22 / 17

A new $20M lawsuit filed against the NFL and the Patriots on behalf of the family of the late Aaron Hernandez claims he had a "'severe' degenerative brain disease that caused him to hang himself in his jail cell," according to Bob McGovern of the BOSTON HERALD. Shortly after his April 19 suicid...

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LEAGUE NOTES

MLB: In O.C., Kevin Acee wrote that the AL issued a memo to teams "cautioning players and coaches not to throw balls into the stands, even as an act of kindness." The move comes "in the wake of recent

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04/29/99
LEAGUE NOTES

MLS: The fallout continues over MLS Commissioner Doug Logan''s decision to re-assign Carlos Valderrama to the Mutiny (See THE DAILY, 4/26). Logan said that "he is not concerned that other teams with u

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04/29/99
NHL OPEN TO SPORTS LOTTERY SYSTEM? FULL REAX IN CANADA

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04/29/99
IS WNBPA ASKING WNBA IN CBA TALKS TO, 'LET GO OF MY LOGO?'

WNBPA Dir of Operations Pam Wheeler said that the union''s right to use the WNBPA logo in sponsoring charitable events is all that separates the two sides from a new CBA, according to Jeff Metcalfe of

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04/28/99
WNBA CBA ALL BUT DONE? REPORT HAS ONE ISSUE HOLDING IT UP

On "Fox Sports News Primetime" last night, Keith Olbermann noted a source close to talks as saying the WNBA and the WNBPA are "just one, non-basketball, charity-related issue" away from agreeing on a

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04/28/99
A MANLEY DECISION? CANADIAN GOV'T OFFERS HELP, BUT W/STRINGS

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04/27/99
C-B-A, IT'S NOT AS EASY AS 1-2-3: WNBA, UNION CONTINUE TALKS

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04/27/99
LEAGUE NOTES

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04/27/99
GOING TO ECHL IN A BUCKET, AND THEY'RE ENJOYING THE RIDE

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04/27/99
IDEA FOR NEW CANADIAN SOCCER LEAGUE GETS KICKED ABOUT

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