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Staff writer Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis.

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Latest Appeal Of NFL Concussion Settlement Could Keep Payments From Coming This Year

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 28 / 16

Nine former NFLers today appealed the approval of the NFL concussion settlement, likely ensuring payments from the deal -- if it survives -- may not occur this year. They are seeking a hearing before the full Third Circuit Court of Appeals. A three-judge panel of the Third Circuit last wee...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Reebok builds up Onfield

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SportsBusiness Journal: Is it really the Yankees' 100th?

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