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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...
TODAY: IHL Attendance Through January 8 TEAM HOME DATES TOTAL AVERAGE ARENA CAPACITY PERCENT CAPACITY Quebec 21 260,731 12,415 15,399 80.60% Grand Rapids 21 228,798 10,799 10,863 99.40% Detroit 22 222
In a TV interview taped Friday, CT Gov. John Rowland said that he would not oppose a move by the Whalers this year if the proposal for a new facility "does not make sense," according to Jeff Jacobs in
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In Chicago, Sam Smith writes on the NBA, calling it "Just another week in the league gone mad. ... One of the biggest problems facing the NBA today is the intransigence and obstructionism" of the leag