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NHL Won't Admit Liability, Will Pay Around $19 Million In Concussion Lawsuit Settlement NHL Won't Admit Liability, Will Pay Around $19 Million In Concussion Lawsuit Settlement

The NHL announced that a tentative settlement was reached today in the lawsuit initially brought against the league in 2013 by nearly 150 former players, who claimed the league had concealed the potential harm caused by head injuries while they played. The agreement, which can be read here, is estimated to be worth…

Former Cavs Assistant Jim Boylan Files Age Discrimination Lawsuit Former Cavs Assistant Jim Boylan Files Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Former Cleveland Cavaliers assistant coach Jim Boylan, who had been with the team from 2013 until this past offseason, filed a lawsuit in Cuyahoga County court today alleging age discrimination against his former team.

Give Derrick Rose The Comeback Treatment He Deserves Give Derrick Rose The Comeback Treatment He Deserves

Last night, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Derrick Rose managed to put together likely the flukiest game of his career, scoring 50 points en route to a win over the Utah Jazz, after which he was immediately and widely praised for never giving up after all he’s been through. So what’s he been through?

Report: The Broncos' Ownership Situation Is Getting Messy Report: The Broncos' Ownership Situation Is Getting Messy

Control of the Broncos organization was passed to a trust in 2014, when Annabel Bowlen announced that her husband, team owner Pat Bowlen, was too diminished by Alzheimer’s disease for him to continue running the team. The Broncos won the Super Bowl the following season, but the years since have been rough, and now it…

Udonis Haslem Sues Animal Hospital For Denying Him His Rightful Dog Semen Udonis Haslem Sues Animal Hospital For Denying Him His Rightful Dog Semen

Longtime Miami Heat big man Udonis Haslem—present tense, as Haslem is still on the active roster despite averaging less than a point per game in 14 appearances last year—is suing a Florida animal hospital and one of its doctors for castrating his prized show dog, thus denying the three-time NBA champion the…

The Latest Antonio Brown Story Is Weird Even For Antonio Brown The Latest Antonio Brown Story Is Weird Even For Antonio Brown

He called a well-respected, longtime Steelers beat reporter a “clown” and accused that reporter of “making shit up.” He threatened another reporter for writing an unflattering profile of him. He’s been openly grumpy. He’s blown off work. And that’s just the stuff that’s kept Antonio Brown’s name in the news in the…

Uber Driver Sues Jameis Winston Over Sexual Assault Uber Driver Sues Jameis Winston Over Sexual Assault

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is currently serving out the end of a three-game suspension set by the NFL for groping an Uber driver. The league’s investigation over the offseason concluded that Winston had “violated the Personal Conduct Policy by touching the driver in an inappropriate and sexual…

A New Jersey federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit that accused the New York Jets of screwing over PSL holders. “Agreement expressly disclaims that plaintiff is not acquiring the PSL as an investment or with a view to profiting from future distribution or resale, and further that Defendants make no…

NY State Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Was Once Involved In Bizarre Legal Dispute With Keith Hernandez And His Ex-Wife NY State Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Was Once Involved In Bizarre Legal Dispute With Keith Hernandez And His Ex-Wife

Five years ago, as Tablet and the Daily Mail reported today, current New York state Senate candidate Julia Salazar sued Kai Hernandez, the ex-wife of former Mets star and baseball announcer Keith Hernandez, for defamation after she said Salazar stole from her, tried to break into her bank account, and possibly claimed…

Scammy Champions Basketball League Gets Humiliated In Court, Drops Lawsuit, Continues To Fall Apart  Scammy Champions Basketball League Gets Humiliated In Court, Drops Lawsuit, Continues To Fall Apart 

It’s been just over a year since we first reported on the trials and tribulations of the Champions Basketball League, a semi-pro league that used false promises to bilk hundreds of thousands of dollars out of investors who were sold on the opportunity to own a piece of a basketball team full of former NBA players. The…

Judge Dismisses Rick Pitino's Emotional Distress Lawsuit Against Adidas Judge Dismisses Rick Pitino's Emotional Distress Lawsuit Against Adidas

Rick Pitino’s emotional distress lawsuit against Adidas—truly a bold “vehicle for proving that he had nothing to do with Adidas’ outrageous, wrongful, and illegal conspiracy” to put good basketball players onto his basketball team—was dismissed Tuesday by the U.S. District Court judge for the Western District of…

The Roanoke Times Is Suing Its Former Reporter Over Refusal To Give Up Twitter Account  The Roanoke Times Is Suing Its Former Reporter Over Refusal To Give Up Twitter Account 

A custody battle is raging between a newspaper and its former reporter over a Twitter account. The Roanoke Times’s parent company, BH Media, is suing one of the newspaper’s former college football reporters, Andy Bitter. They say he refused to hand control of his Twitter account—which he had acquired from the previous…

Papa John Will See Those Papa John's Traitors In Court Papa John Will See Those Papa John's Traitors In Court

Papa “John” Schnatter will not take his ousting from his own company without a fight. Today the disgraced pizza hawker filed a complaint to see the Papa John’s books and records, so he could determine what led up to his resignation as chairman.

Here's Michigan State's Settlement Agreement With Larry Nassar's Victims Here's Michigan State's Settlement Agreement With Larry Nassar's Victims

Documents filed last week in a U.S. district court show the full details of the settlement between Michigan State and the sexual abuse victims of its former employee, Larry Nassar. As previously reported, Michigan State will pay a total of $425 million to the 333 survivors who have already come forward, with an…

Lawsuit: Milwaukee Officer At Sterling Brown Arrest Joked About It On Facebook, Hoped To Do The Same To J.R. Smith Lawsuit: Milwaukee Officer At Sterling Brown Arrest Joked About It On Facebook, Hoped To Do The Same To J.R. Smith

This morning, Bucks player Sterling Brown filed a civil lawsuit against the city of Milwaukee, Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales, and eight other MPD officers for their roles in a Jan. 26 incident where Brown was arrested and tased for no reason in a Walgreens parking lot. Videos from the night show officers…

St. Louis Jury Sticks Rams With $12.5 Million Bill For Reggie Bush's "Concrete Ring Of Death" Injury St. Louis Jury Sticks Rams With $12.5 Million Bill For Reggie Bush's "Concrete Ring Of Death" Injury

St. Louis’s Edward Jones Dome—now the Dome at America’s Center—was a piece of crap football stadium for many reasons, just one of which was a wide warning track of concrete that ran around the stands and presented a hazard for be-cleated football players whose actions and momentum occasionally carried them onto its…

Minnesota Football Players Involved In Sexual Assault Investigation Sue School For $45 Million Minnesota Football Players Involved In Sexual Assault Investigation Sue School For $45 Million

Nine of the 10 Minnesota football players who were temporarily or permanently suspended at the conclusion of a 2016 university sexual assault investigation are suing the school for $5 million apiece.

Chris Farley's Estate Settles Lawsuit Against Trek Over Fat Bike Branding Chris Farley's Estate Settles Lawsuit Against Trek Over Fat Bike Branding

Wisconsin-based bicycle giant Trek has settled a lawsuit today with the estate of Chris Farley, who sued the bike company last year over a line of performance fat bikes that shared a name with the iconic comedian. A fat bike is essentially a mountain bike with even bigger tires, which make it easy to get gnarly on any…

Thanks To "Mike Litoris," CM Punk And Colt Cabana Win Lengthy Defamation Case Thanks To "Mike Litoris," CM Punk And Colt Cabana Win Lengthy Defamation Case

On Tuesday morning, as defense attorney Laura McNally of the firm Loeb & Loeb made her closing argument in Amann v. Brooks & Colton, a defamation lawsuit in Illinois’ Cook County Court, she asked the jury a question few people on earth could be prepared to answer. “What,” McNally asked, “is your reputation worth to…

Peyton Manning Denies Claim In Court Filings That Peyton Manning Was Source For Peyton Manning PED Allegations Peyton Manning Denies Claim In Court Filings That Peyton Manning Was Source For Peyton Manning PED Allegations

Unsealed court papers claim Peyton Manning’s lawyers “confirmed much of what” a source told Al Jazeera about the retired NFL quarterback’s alleged PED usage along with that of MLBers Ryan Zimmerman and Ryan Howard, who are suing the network over claims made in the 2015 report.

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