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DC Attorney Cyrus Mehri Plans To Run Against De Smith Next Year As NFLPA Boss

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 23 / 17

"I'm gonna throw my hat in the ring." Civil rights lawyer Cyrus Mehri announces his challenge to DeMaurice Smith to lead the NFLPA. pic.twitter.com/X84SkMAVkG — Real Sports (@RealSportsHBO) August 23, 2017 DC-based attorney Cyrus Mehri last night "confirmed his intentions" to ru...

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