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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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11/07/94
OLYMPIC BRICKS TO BE FOUND AT A HOME DEPOT NEAR YOU

Centennial Olympic bricks, engraved with the purchaser''s name, are on sale at Home Depot stores for a tax-deductible $35. The engraved bricks will be placed in a commemorative park planned for downto

Tags: Home Depot, Olympics, USOC

11/03/94
ATLANTA GROUP SEEKS TO CURB AMBUSH ADS

ACOG organizers, "fed up with ''ambush advertisers,'' are embarking on an aggressive campaign against those companies that don''t pay" ACOG for ''96 Olympic sponsorship rights, "yet produce ads that g

Tags: Olympics

11/02/94
COCA-COLA PULLS OUT OF BID TO BUILD OLYMPIC COMPLEX

Coca-Cola has rejected a proposal to build an entertainment complex next to the proposed Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta because of reservations about the $50M price tag. The company has begun draf

Tags: Coca-Cola, Olympics

10/31/94
FIVE-RING NOTES

Ollan Cassell, exec director of USA Track, welcomed the idea that revenues "accrued from track and field at the ''96 Games be funneled back into the US program." Cassell: "I would think right now the

Tags: Coca-Cola, IOC, Olympics

10/31/94
FOUR CITIES SUBMIT FINAL BIDS FOR '97-'99 FESTIVAL

The USOC has received final bid packets and $25,000 deposits from four finalists bidding to host the ''97 or ''99 U.S. Olympic Festival -- Dallas/Ft. Worth, Phoenix, Richmond, and Seattle. The Festiva

Tags: Olympics, USOC

10/27/94
OLYMPIC SOCCER HEADS FOR NATION'S CAPITAL IN '96

RFK Stadium has been named to be one of five national arenas scheduled to host Olympic soccer matches during the ''96 Olympic Games. Nine games will be played in Washington, which joins Orlando, Miami

Tags: Olympics

10/26/94
ACOP TO SPLIT AUTO SPONSOR SPOTS 4-WAYS; MERCEDES ALMOST IN

Mercedes-Benz is working on a deal that would make the company the official import auto sponsor of the ''96 Olympics, a rights package worth an estimated $8M "in cash and in-kind services." The deal,

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, General Motors, NBC, Olympics

10/25/94
FIVE RING NOTES

"It''s difficult to find anyone who doesn''t want to spoon a little off the Olympic gravy train," but local Atlanta restaurants and caterers are "pledging not to serve up inflated prices" during the G

Tags: Olympics

10/25/94
DISNEY'S SPORTS COMPLEX MAY BE RUSHED FOR OLYMPIC OPENING

Walt Disney World in Orlando "hopes to break ground early next year on a new sports complex that may be able to host world- class athletes training" for the ''96 Games. However the complex is schedule

Tags: Olympics, Walt Disney

10/21/94
SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY: AT&T LOOKING FOR 20,000 OLYMPIC ROOMS

Atlanta HOST and Olympic sponsor AT&T are teaming up to for the "AT&T True Hospitality ''96" program to provide bed-and- breakfast for families of up to 10,500 athletes. Atlanta HOST is an organizatio

Tags: ATT, Olympics

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