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

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Rosenhaus Says DeSean Jackson Should Pay For Each Violated Confidential Restriction

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 23 / 15

Agent Drew Rosenhaus asked a federal judge earlier this week to charge Redskins WR DeSean Jackson, his former client, $20,000 for every instance a confidential restriction is violated in their ongoing court case. In a court filing, Rosenhaus argued that Jackson adviser Steve Feldman had already...

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Tags: Action Performance Cos., NASCAR, Nasdaq, Wheat First Union Corp.

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Tags: BT Alex. Brown, CBS Broadcasting Inc., NCAA

SportsBusiness Journal: Cablevision puts lockout tab at $14M

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Tags: Cablevision Systems Corp., First Call Corp., Fox, MSG Network, NBA, New York Knicks, New York Rangers, Southwest Sports Group, Texas Rangers

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