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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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THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S BLACKOUT MONITOR

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Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Indianapolis Colts, NBC, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Media, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Vulcan Ventures

10/27/95
THE ONLY SURE THING IN MLB'S TV DEAL IS FOX, OR IS IT?

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Tags: ABC, CBS, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Philadelphia Phillies, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

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MEDIA NOTES

The next edition of HBO''s "Real Sports" premiering at 10:00pm (ET) on Tuesday October 31, features three reports, Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones, the "World of Nike" and college football recruiting "hards

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, HBO, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, NFL, Nike, Media, Time Warner

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CBS NO LONGER A "PLAYER" FOR MLB? ABC/ESPN OFFER BID

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Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Storm, Media, Toronto Blue Jays, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/26/95
LONG-TIME ESPN VET BONANNI RESIGNS AS VP/AD AND SALES

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Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

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MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, NBA, NBC, Media, Walt Disney

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Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, MLB, Media, Walt Disney

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MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: ESPN, Green Bay Packers, IMG, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

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