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

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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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SportsBusiness Daily: FXFL Awards Austin Franchise

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SportsBusiness Daily: Federer Leaving As ATP Player Council President

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SportsBusiness Daily: Murray Signs Three-Year Deal With Standard Life

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