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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...
Salary commitments "attached" to the Orioles'' fourth- place finish will "likely approach" $89M after the team pays a $12M luxury tax on its league-high $77.11M payroll, according to Joe Strauss of th
Shares of The Sports Authority dropped almost 16% on Tuesday, "as the company said losses for the quarter will be wider than expected," according to David Altaner of the Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL. T
Former Orioles SS and MLBPA exec MARK BELANGER passed away from pneumonia after having suffered from cancer (N.Y. TIMES, 10/7)....PAYNE STEWART, who is trying to sell his 20,000-square-foot Orlando ho
Senators Majority Owner Rod Bryden said his financing plan "to ensure the club''s viability for this year" received "''overwhelming'' approval" in a meeting with 68 limited partners Monday, according
KY-based cable TV net Military Channel has formed a new sports subsidiary called Heroic Sports, Inc. (HSI). HSI has named TV sports consultants Rex Lardner and Dave Tipton and producer George Finkel t
Last night, David Letterman listed his "Top Ten NBA Player Demands" ("Late Show," CBS, 10/6): 10) Keep Marv the hell out of the locker room 9) Remove that silly "No choking your coach" rule 8) Stop fo
The Expos ownership group "is expected to announce" today that the team is "for sale to local interests only," according to Jack Todd of the Montreal GAZETTE. While Expos President Claude Brochu "appa
Disney CEO Michael Eisner is profiled by USA TODAY''s David Lieberman in a business section "Cover Story" under the header, "Eisner''s Eye On The Prize: Disney'' Kingdom Counts On Bounty From Sports."
During yesterday''s scheduled start of training camp, NBA players in 14 U.S. cities held news conferences to protest the NBA lockout, and in NJ, Dave D''Alessandro writes that the players were "trying
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T-Wolves G Stephon Marbury has "dropped" his agent, Eric Fleisher, according to Steve Aschburner of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Fleisher, who negotiated T-Wolves F Kevin Garnett''s $126M contract, s
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