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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against NFL Over Painkiller Distribution

Published 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...

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06/19/95
EXCUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

RAY STALLONE, who has served as Dir of Marketing Communications at The Baseball Network, will become Dir of Sports Publicity at HBO Sports (THE DAILY)....JEFF LANDIS has left his position as Dir of Pu

Tags: HBO, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

06/19/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Interviews have been scheduled for the four finalists for the Devils Rays GM job: Astros Scouting Dir DAN O''BRIEN, Braves Asst GM CHUCK LAMAR, Cubs Scouting Dir AL GOLDIS, and Marlins Asst GM FRANK W

Tags: Atlanta Braves, CBS, Chicago Cubs, Miami Marlins, Houston Astros, New Jersey Devils, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner, Viacom, Washington Redskins, YankeeNets

06/19/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Interviews have been scheduled for the four finalists for the Devils Rays GM job: Astros Scouting Dir DAN O''BRIEN, Braves Asst GM CHUCK LAMAR, Cubs Scouting Dir AL GOLDIS, and Marlins Asst GM FRANK W

Tags: Atlanta Braves, CBS, Chicago Cubs, Miami Marlins, Houston Astros, New Jersey Devils, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner, Viacom, Washington Redskins, YankeeNets

06/19/95
EXCUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

RAY STALLONE, who has served as Dir of Marketing Communications at The Baseball Network, will become Dir of Sports Publicity at HBO Sports (THE DAILY)....JEFF LANDIS has left his position as Dir of Pu

Tags: HBO, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

06/16/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MasterCard Int''l and ALAN TAYLOR Communications were presented the Silver Anvil Award for MasterCard''s sponsorship of World Cup ''94. The award was presented by the Public Relations Society of Ameri

Tags: Acushnet, MasterCard, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

06/16/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SUGAR RAY LEONARD is interested in fighting MARVIN HAGLER next April. Leonard: "I think it would be great, and I would entertain that." Leonard mentioned April 6, 1996 as a possible date ("SportsCente

Tags: CBS, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/15/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Former Nets/Pistons Coach CHUCK DALY appeared on last night''s "Charlie Rose." Asked if it was possible that he could be coaching next season, Daly responded: "It''s very unlikely, in fact, it''s prob

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Pistons, ESPN, Brooklyn Nets, NFL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

06/14/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JEFF EISENBERG was named VP/Sales and Marketing for the Sabres. He had been VP/Tickets Sales for the Brewers (SABRES)....SUE ABRUZZESE-THORMAN, VP/Programming at MSG Network, is moving to Liberty Spor

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, Cablevision, IOC, Madison Square Garden, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Liberty, People and Pop Culture

06/14/95
GQ CHRONICLES ROLLER COASTER RISE AND FALL OF BRUCE MCNALL

The plight of former L.A. Kings Owner BRUCE MCNALL is featured by Kevin Brooks in the June issue of GQ. McNall, whose employees "semi-facetiously" called "God," has pleaded guilty to bank fraud and co

Tags: People and Pop Culture

06/14/95
OTHER NAMES IN THE NEWS

MIKE GOFF, Dir of Corporate Sponsorship for Sprint, is profiled in AD AGE''s "On A Roll." In ''94, Goff, 40, oversaw their title sponsorship of the World Cup. Goff''s goal is to "sponsor fewer events,

Tags: Boston Celtics, Buffalo Sabres, Cablevision, CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, MLB, NBA, NBC, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, PGA Tour, Philadelphia 76ers, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Sprint, Viacom, Wal Mart, Walt Disney

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