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Judicial Panel Considers Consolidating NHL Concussion LawsuitsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 01 / 14
A federal panel of judges yesterday presided over a hearing in K.C. as they prepare to "decide if several concussion lawsuits recently filed by former players against the NHL will be consolidated into a single class-action suit." The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation is "expected to issue a...
AmericaOne, the S.F.-based entry in the 2000 America''s Cup, announced that Ford Motor has joined its team to provide technology, financial support, and be the exclusive automotive sponsor of AmericaO
ECHL Columbus Chill Owner Horn Chen has sold the team to SMG, subject to the approval of the ECHL Board of Governors. The sale will be consummated at the end of this season, which will be the team''s
Cadbury Schweppes'' 7 UP brand will leverage its Pac-10 sponsorship with the "7 UP/Pac-10 Ultimate Tailgate Party" during the final weekend of the Pac-10 football season. The promo offers consumers th
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The USOC is "headed for a showdown" with U.S. Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA) over a provision of a ''78 law that "gave the committee almost exclusive control over the word `Olympic,'' `Olympiad'' or simi
In his closing remarks in a CA gubernatorial debate on Wednesday night, GOP nominee DAN LUNGREN said that CA police organizations supported Democratic nominee GRAY DAVIS because he "backs issues impor
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ESPN Chilton Sports Poll asked auto racing fans who said NASCAR is their favorite style of racing, "How often do you watch all or part of a race on TV?" The poll compares responses from January-July '
Russell Corp. CEO Jack Ward called the 4,000 layoffs which will take place at the AL-based company over the next three years "upsizing," according to Roy Williams of the BIRMINGHAM NEWS. Ward said tha
CBI announces its conference on Securitization of Intellectual Property Royalties and Revenues. October 29- 30, 1998. The Marriott East Side Hotel, New York, NY. Learn how to use securitization to acc
The Bills "parted company with one of their top administrators Thursday" as VP/Administration Jim Miller "left the team," according to Mark Gaughan of the BUFFALO NEWS. The Bills termed his departure
The Commissioner''s Office of Major League Baseball is looking for a Coordinator of Baseball Operations. Duties include reviewing the terms of Minor League player contracts and the transactions record