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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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SPORTSLINE HEADED OVERSEAS: COMPANY CREATES EURO EXTENSION

SportsLine USA announced this morning the formation of SportsLine Europe Ltd., a new subsidiary providing content, community and e-commerce to European users. SportsLine USA will own approximately 80%

Tags: Media

05/11/99
MEDIA NOTES

RATINGS: Game One of the Bucks-Pacers playoff series on Fox Sports Net Midwest (FSNMW) earned a preliminary 9.0 HH Nielsen rating in the Indianapolis DMA, making it the highest-rated Pacers telecast i

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Indiana Pacers, Milwaukee Bucks, MLB, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nielsen, Media, UPN, Walt Disney

05/11/99
MLB ROUND-UP: FANS RAP THE ROCKIES; JERRY'S KIDS A SOFT SELL

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Tags: Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies, Franchises, MLB

05/11/99
HOMETOWN HEROES: LOCAL GROUP JUMPS ONE HURDLE ON A'S DEAL

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Franchises, MLB, NBC, Oakland Athletics, Walt Disney

05/11/99
VIVA LE FRANCE! ISC TO BUY PENSKE MOTORSPORTS IN $700M DEAL

FL-based Int''l Speedway Corp. (ISC) is "buying" 12.2 million outstanding shares of MI-based Penske Motorsports Inc. (PMI) for $50 per share in stock and cash, according to Bill Koenig of the INDIANAP

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Finance, Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

05/11/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Philadelphia 76ers, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, UPN, Walt Disney

05/11/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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05/11/99
ELWAY SAYS OWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY WOULD HAVE TO BE RIGHT FIT

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Tags: Franchises, NFL

05/11/99
EVENT NOTES

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Tags: American Skiing Co., ESPN, Events and Attractions, Formula One, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NBC, Walt Disney

05/11/99
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