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2011 Year End Review: Biggest Sports Law Stories of 2011

2011 Year End Review: Biggest Sports Law Stories of 2011
2011 was quite a year on and off the field. In the pros, the Green Bay Packers became the new “America’s Team” after the ascension of Aaron Rodgers and winning its fourth Super Bowl. The Boston Bruins became the first Stanley Cup champion to win three game 7s in the playoffs on the road to... Read more »

NFL Lockout Update: Wake Me When It's Over

NFL Lockout Update: Wake Me When It's Over
I am supposed to be an entertainment/sports attorney giving you the blow by blow of every legal twist and turn of the NFL Lockout. Apparently on Thursday night owners and players agreed in principle on a rookie wage scale to be included in a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. Consequently, this development has everyone thinking the... Read more »

NFL vs. NBA: Not the Same Lockout

NFL vs. NBA: Not the Same Lockout
  Fans collectively sighed and gasped (or did they gasp and sigh?) when the NBA announced its lockout July 1st. Fans lumped the NBA labor woes with the NFL’s thinking it was the same fight of rich athletes versus richer owners. While there are some strong characteristics shared by both leagues, vast differences make the... Read more »
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Court Sides With NFL: Lockout Continues

Court Sides With NFL: Lockout Continues
MINNEAPOLIS —  In a what appears a crushing blow to players, the NFL’s lockout remains in place. The United States 8th Circuit Court of Appeals court ruling Monday means the league likely won’t get back to business until at least next month — and maybe much longer than that. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of... Read more »

NFL Lockout Lifted; NFL Seeks Appeal for Pro Player Ruling

NFL Lockout Lifted; NFL Seeks Appeal for Pro Player Ruling
Drew Brees leaving Minnesota courthouse March 11. Chad, you can stop your MLS soccer aspirations. Ray Edwards, put down your boxing gloves. Today, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Richard Nelson granted NFL players their motion for a preliminary injunction, therefore lifting the lockout that was imposed by owners on March 12. The NFL issued a... Read more »

Will Official Lockout Discussion in New York Feature Peyton Manning?

Peyton Manning, a visible figure in the NFL Lockout. Will an official discussion on the NFL lockout in New York City tomorrow include a high profile player like Peyton Manning? Drew Brees? It is certainly a possibility. The NFL Players association will be having an official discussion about the NFL lockout on Tuesday, April 26,... Read more »
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