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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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MEDIA NOTES

MCANDREWS OUT AT ABC: USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke writes that ABC Sports Exec VP/GM Brian McAndrews "is out," and an ABC/ESPN exec is "expected to be named president of ABC Sports." Among the candidates

Tags: ABC, ESPN, MLS, NHL, Nielsen, Media, Walt Disney, Wheaties

03/24/99
IS THE NHL SHOWING RATINGS STRENGTH AT THE LOCAL LEVEL?

THE DAILY presents Nielsen over-the-air and cable ratings of U.S.-based NHL teams through March 1. In an effort to gauge the impact of a team''s on-ice success on TV ratings, THE DAILY has listed each

Tags: Cablevision, Detroit Red Wings, Madison Square Garden, NHL, Nielsen, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media, Tampa Bay Lightning

03/24/99
NASCAR'S BIG WEEK: GLOWING PORTRAITS IN FORBES AND BRANDWEEK

NASCAR is the subject of a FORTUNE Cover Story by Roy Johnson with the headline, "Speed Sells!" The series is "as hot as a piston under the front-runner''s hood these days, and you can argue all day w

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Coca-Cola, Home Depot, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, Visa

03/24/99
PUMA'S NEW BOARD MEMBERS HAVE SOME SPORTS/ENTERTAINMENT EXP.

News Corp. President & COO PETER CHERNIN and New Regency Prods. President & CEO DAVID MATALON are joining the "supervisory board" of Puma AG, according to Elizabeth Guider of DAILY VARIETY. New Regenc

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Puma, People and Pop Culture

03/24/99
COMPANY SEEKS SENIOR MANAGER, MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

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Tags: Classified Advertisements

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NO PROGRESS IN WNBA CBA TALKS, AS SIDES FAR APART ON SALARY

The WNBA and its players'' association "failed to make progress on issues separating them" in their CBA negotiations, according to Scott Soshnick of BLOOMBERG NEWS. Among the issues separating the sid

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, WNBA

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

PERSONALITIES: GTE has signed Lakers G Kobe Bryant as the "lead spokesman" for its literacy campaign in CA, which is planned to launch April 28. Bryant''s likeness will be used in promo material, and

Tags: GTE, IMG, Los Angeles Lakers, McDonalds, MLB, Nike

03/24/99
FIRST ANNUAL SPORTS FINANCE FORUM, MAY 24-25, NEW YORK CITY

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Tags: Classified Advertisements, Detroit Tigers, Fleet Financial

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FACILITY NOTES

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Tags: Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers, NFL, PepsiCo

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