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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against NFL Over Painkiller DistributionPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 17 / 14
A federal court judge today dismissed a lawsuit against the NFL brought by former players alleging the league failed to oversee the distribution of prescription painkillers. Judge William Alsup ruled that the lawsuit was preempted by federal labor law, as the NFL had contended, because the pl...
MICHELLE KWAN was a guest on the "Tonight Show." Kwan: "People say, ''You lost the gold, how do you feel?'' And I''m like, ''I didn''t lose the gold. I won the silver''" (NBC, 2/26). U.S. Olympic spee
Cavs GM WAYNE EMBRY will be honored tomorrow when he will be named the ''98 Black Professional of the Year by the BLACK PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION (AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, 2/27)....Mariners SS ALEX RODRI
DENNIS MANNION, Senior VP/Marketing for the Phillies, will leave the team to become Senior VP of Ascent Sports. Mannion has been with the Phillies since December ''81 and has served as a Sales Represe
The Seahawks named former WR PAUL JOHNS as Assistant Dir of Community Outreach (Seahawks)....ESPN named NICHOLAS PLOWMAN to the new position of Dir of Syndication Sales, Asia Pacific region. Plowman w
Three of MIKE TYSON''s new advisers say that "when Tyson sues DON KING for fraud, it will be for at least $45 million," according to Jack Newfield of the N.Y. POST. Newfield reports that King was "dou
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CAMMI GRANATO and TARA LIPINSKI were among those attending the Grammy''s last night. Lipinski joined BOYZ II MEN to present the award for Best Pop Album. Other Grammy sights: Best Rap Solo Performance
In N.Y., Neal Travis reported that Marquee Group CEO BOB GUTKOWSKI has pitched a story to "Law and Order" creator DICK WOLF "about a certain athlete''s story and what a great TV series it would make"
ESPN announced that PAUL SLAGLE has been promoted to VP/Integrated Sales & Marketing. Slagle had been Dir of Integrated Sales & Marketing, a position to which RANDY GERSTENBLATT has now been named. Ge
BRANDWEEK''s Terry Lefton reports that CHIP CAMPBELL has left Clarion/Performance Prop. for IMG''s NY-based corporate consulting group. Lefton adds that Nike is seeking a GROUP DIRECTOR for its Michae
STEVE SKINNER has joined IL-based Kemper Sports Management as VP/Corporate Development & Corporate Affairs (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 2/24)....ADAM BARRETT was promoted from VP/Finance to Exec VP of the Lipton