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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...
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