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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...
The NFLPA "notified about 350 agents" that it had agreed to "cut the maximum commission that an agent could make from 4% to 3%," according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. At
Raiders Owner Al Davis "seems interested in moving the team" following a "secret meeting" with Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown, according to Alan Abrahamson of the L.A. TIMES. Raiders attorney Joseph Alioto
After this year''s event, Sara Lee will drop its sponsorship of the LPGA''s Sara Lee Classic in Nashville, according to Joe Biddle of the Nashville TENNESSEAN, who wrote that it is unclear whether the
In Saturday''s HOUSTON CHRONICLE, David Barron profiled the competition for viewers between Fox Sports, ESPN and CNN/SI in a seven-part feature which focused on challengers to ESPN''s "SportsCenter."
ESPN said that "it has a new contract in the works" that would allow it "to receive a clean feed," eliminating Fox ads, from the America''s Cup races, according to Barbara Lloyd of the N.Y. TIMES. Ame
Senators Chair Rod Bryden said last week that "while the club could technically move after this season, logistics and business sense would make it a more likely possibility" after the ''99-2000 season
Both Andy Bernstein of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL and Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK report on The Gap''s Old Navy retail chain signing a deal with MLS. MLS Exec VP/Marketing Randy Bernstein tells the SPOR
Additional details of the Patriots'' 226-page development deal with the state of CT were revealed by Mike Swift of the HARTFORD COURANT. Among the items: CT will pay up to $750,000 to move the team an
Though two of three potential ownership groups "have made inquiries" about lowering the $122M price tag for the A''s, co-Owner Steve Schott said he is not willing to lower the sales price, according t
NASCAR exec and drivers are upset by a recent article by SI''s Steve Rushin, which was "less than complimentary" of the sport, according to Mike Mulhern of the WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL. NASCAR found the