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Judge Again Denies Preliminary Approval Of $765M NFL Concussion Settlement04 / 17 / 14
U.S. District Court Judge Anita Brody yesterday "denied preliminary approval" of the $765M settlement between the NFL and "more than 4,500 of its retired players in the concussions case that has been in the spotlight," according to Jeff Blumenthal of the PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL. Plaintiff layw...
According to U.S. Soccer Federation Exec Dir/Secretary General Hank Steinbrecher, the U.S. Soccer Foundation plans to be "very conservative" with the $60M surplus from the World Cup, "perhaps disbursi
Fox Television President/CEO David Evans said the network "is not the bad guy in the World Golf Tour''s conflict with the PGA Tour." Evans: "It''s easy to say Rupert Murdoch has thrown his money aroun
MLB owners, "bowing to pressure" from mediator William Usery, agreed to cancel a Monday meeting in Chicago in which they were expected to declare an impasse in labor negotiations and unilaterally impl
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"Throughout the NHL labor dispute, you have repeatedly been told the next meeting is pivotal to the process. Well, this is no false alarm," writes Bob McKenzie in this morning''s TORONTO STAR. NHL Com
As expected, the MLBPA did not make a counter-proposal to the owners'' tax plan. Jayson Stark in Philadelphia writes, "It was once expected that the players'' negotiating team might feel some sense of
AHL President Dave Andrews wants to expand the 16-team league. Portland Pirates owner Tom Ebright, chair of the AHL''s expansion committee whose Pirates originally were in Baltimore, said Baltimore co
NHLPA Exec Dir Bob Goodenow said yesterday that negotiations will resume tomorrow. Asked what to expect, Goodenow told the N.Y. POST: "We haven''t set any final offers or drawn any lines in the sand.
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PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, "the man with the soft CEO demeanor who governs a normally laid-back sport, has turned tough guy and is playing hardball." Finchem said the PGA Tour will suspend pla
49ers VP John McVay "has seen more blindside hits on quarterbacks this season than he can ever recall." That''s why he is proposing that the NFL competition committee study the use of a penalty box, s
"The fact ''urgent'' negotiations between the owners and players aren''t expected to resume before Thursday -- the first day of December -- doesn''t leave much room for optimism," writes Dave Fuller i