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Advocacy Group Seeks To File Brief In NFL Concussion Settlement Case

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14

Advocacy group Public Citizen asked the Third Circuit Court of Appeals today for permission to file a friend of the court brief supporting the objections filed by seven former NFLers to the preliminary approval of the class action concussion settlement. The seven players earlier this week objected t...

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07/14/14
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07/11/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Redskins Cited In Bounty-Related Lawsuit

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07/10/14
On The Ground: Packers' Net Income Down $17.8M, Player Costs Up $35M

The Green Bay Packers this afternoon reported net income of $25.3 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, down from $43.1 million the previous year. The drop is largely tied to the timing of four free agent contracts across the 2013 and 2014 seasons that all dropped into the most recent fisca ...

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07/10/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Redskins Bounty Lawsuit To Proceed

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07/03/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Seven Former NFLers Object To Concussion Deal

Seven former NFL players objected to the revised class-action concussion settlement, arguing in a federal court motion yesterday that the new deal could actually result in less money paid to players than the old one. The NFL and class counsel for thousands of former players last month re-filed the p ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

07/01/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Sony Drops Miami ATP/WTA Event

Learn more about Sony Corp. of America Sony is out after eight years as the title sponsor of Miami's joint ATP/WTA tournament, the third largest tennis event in the U.S. Tournament Senior VP/Marketing & TV Wendy Elkin in an e-mail wrote, “Sony has opted out of their title r ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Sony, ATP, WTA, Fila

06/30/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Talk in Buffalo centers on staying home

Read the press in Buffalo, and one theme comes across clearly in the coverage of the sales process for the city’s NFL franchise: Can a local owner emerge to buy the Bills? The team, which is being sold from the estate of Ralph Wilson following the death of the Bills’ founding owner in ...

Tags: Finance

06/30/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Franchise values: Which price is right?

When a team unexpectedly reels off a long winning streak, fans can be tempted to start thinking even bigger: championships, parades — the good times going on and on. So when the news hit last month that the Los Angeles Clippers were selling for the staggering sum of $2 billion, sports team ...

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06/23/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Bouchard becomes face of Coke in Canada

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06/23/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Redskins' new program to serve military

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