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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...
When Starter Corp. filed for bankruptcy in April, the Browns were left "without uniforms just three months before" the NFL''s preseason, according to Mary Ethridge of AKRON BEACON JOURNAL. Records fil
The San Jose Mercury News on Friday "won the right to see marketing documents related to the controversial deal that brought back the Raiders to Oakland," according to Dana Hull of the SAN JOSE MERCUR
MA-based Woolf Associates was "once dedicated almost entirely to representing athletes," but has "expanded into new areas," such as "managing and owning major events, and advising companies on" sports
Pro sports teams are using a new e-mail technology to offer tickets, merchandise and player information directly to their fans, according to John Thorsberg of CBS MarketWatch, who noted that some team
The U.S. Senate unanimously approved a bill last week that would "crack down on those who register popular trademark names as Internet domain names with the intent of selling them" to companies or ath
GREEN DAY: In Atlanta, Jeffrey Denberg: "There''s talk that the Celtics are for sale and dumping salary to make the franchise more attractive" (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 8/8). KEEPING AN EYE ON THE MARKET
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The Marlins announced on Saturday six potential South FL sites for a new $400M retractable-roof ballpark and "a vague outline of the financing plan started to take shape" for the project, according to
The following lists the preliminary overnight Nielsen ratings from select weekend sporting events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NASCAR: Brickyard 400 8/7 ABC 1:00-4:30pm 4.3/12 "MLB on Fox"
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Sparks C LISA LESLIE was profiled in Sunday''s L.A. TIMES by David Wharton, who wrote that Leslie can use her "body, those eyes, to grab her own piece of pop stardom. The billboards and the guest shot
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IMS President and IRL Founder Tony George "poured some cold water" on reports of a CART/IRL unification by "strongly suggesting" the two leagues "would not be reunited by 2000," according to Robin Mil