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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against NFL Over Painkiller DistributionPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 17 / 14
A federal court judge today dismissed a lawsuit against the NFL brought by former players alleging the league failed to oversee the distribution of prescription painkillers. Judge William Alsup ruled that the lawsuit was preempted by federal labor law, as the NFL had contended, because the pl...
Cubs President & CEO Andy MacPhail has become the unofficial spokesperson on the issue of granting the players service time for the ''94-95 strike, and his message is: "The game will be shut down agai
An ABC News/WASHINGTON POST poll has found that three- quarter of those, who had heard of the suspension of Nuggets guard Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf for refusing to stand during the nation anthem, support the
As MLBPA negotiators prepare their response to management''s most recent labor proposal, Tracy Ringolsby writes the "final battle" over a new deal could be within union ranks. Players are reportedly "
Baseball''s owners "overwhelmingly" approved a modified revenue-sharing plan, with the hope that it could be a "catalyst" for a new CBA with the players. The two-year plan, adopted on an interim basis
With an interim revenue-sharing plan in hand, management offered the players a revised labor proposal last night, described by one management official as "a fairly major move" (Mark Maske, WASHINGTON
A U.S. District Court judge in New Orleans ordered a local bar, Mike''s Grill, pay fines of $20,000 and attorney''s fees of $7,100 to the NFL for showing blacked-out Saints games. During the past two
While few MLB owners would say so, "it appears likely they will vote on a revenue-sharing plan today as meetings come to an end in Phoenix," according to this morning''s ARIZONA REPUBLIC. Once put int
NHL Breakout, the league''s traveling street and roller hockey festival, begins its second season March 23-24 at Tampa''s Busch Gardens, with stops in 16 North American cities. The tour combines compe
CART officials "remained silent" yesterday regarding Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Tony George''s demand the body stop using the term "IndyCar." CART spokesperson Adam Saal: "It''s gone to our
In Milwaukee, Dale Hofmann notes recent NBA public relations "brush fires" -- Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, Dennis Rodman, etc. -- and writes, "Just when people start to think pro basketball is magic again, the