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Johnson alleges arbitrator had conflict and didn’t disclose it

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 03 / 20 / 17

Editor's Note: This story is revised from the print edition. P hiladelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson has filed an amended lawsuit against the NFL and the NFL Players Association , alleging that the arbitrator assigned to h...

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