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NFL Retirees Take Down Website On Concussion SettlementPublished 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...
The NHL opens its regular season tonight with three games on the schedule. The league and its new rule changes -- most targeted toward increased offensive production, are the focus of many season prev
In NY, Justice Richard Andrias has agreed to "fast- track hearings" on the Yankee Stadium referendum, hoping to settle the dispute before the November 3 election. A hearing before a five-judge Appella
Tampa officials have raised "nearly" $2M, unveiled a new logo and named Jose Rodriguez as Dir of Florida 2012 in an effort to land the 2012 Summer Games, according to Wayne Washington of the ST. PETER
The Browns have retained Cleveland-based Dix & Eaton Inc. as their PR counsel, effective after Owner Al Lerner''s deal for the franchise closes, according to Bill Lubinger of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALE
Gerber "edged out" Nike as the brand with the "highest consumer loyalty rating in the U.S.," according to a new worldwide study commissioned by WPP Group and cited by Mercedes Cardona of AD AGE. Condu
ABC Sports will air Saturday''s No. 22 Notre Dame (ND) vs. unranked AZ State Univ. (ASU) game to 43% of the U.S, rather than the No. 3 UCLA vs. No. 10 Univ. of AZ (UA) game, which "has irked" UA suppo
IOC VP and Toronto bid group member Dick Pound said that the IOC "would be hard-pressed not to grant the 2008 Olympics to a potential bid from China," according to Steve Buffery of the TORONTO SUN. Po
The ABL Seattle Reign filmed five new commercials over eight hours Monday at Mercer Arena, as part of the team''s first TV ad campaign, according to Melanie Jackson of the SEATTLE TIMES. The five spot
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Vikings jerseys bearing rookie WR Randy Moss'' No. 84 are "probably the hottest selling piece of sports merchandise in the Twin Cities," according to Moore & Klobuchar of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE.
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SportsLine USA "saw its stock fall" 8 11/16, or 53%, yesterday on the NASDAQ, closing at 7 11/16 a share, after the company warned that its third quarter ''98 revenue projections "will fall short," ac