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Judge Orders Goodell, Brady To Appear In Court Twice This Month

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U.S. District Judge Richard Berman asked that Patriots QB Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appear in court twice in mid-August. Berman has scheduled conferences Aug. 12 and 19 and told both the league and the NFLPA they should be attended by "your principles (including, without lim...

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Tags: IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

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