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  • November 15, 2018

    NFL Player Agent Co. Seeks $10M In Poached-Business Suit

    A Miami-based agency that represents National Football League players sued a former employee and a competitor for $10 million in New York state court on Thursday, claiming that they secretly conspired to join forces and have since poached 15 of its clients.

  • November 15, 2018

    Chuhak Must Face Ex-NFL Players' Tax Scheme Claims

    A group of retired NFL players who claim they were burned by a fraudulent tax scheme cooked up by lawyers at Chuhak & Tecson PC can proceed with professional negligence and civil conspiracy claims against the attorneys and the firm, a Florida federal judge ruled Wednesday.

  • November 15, 2018

    DraftKings, FanDuel Say Ind. Ruling Ends Athlete IP Suit

    DraftKings and FanDuel told the Seventh Circuit on Wednesday that claims they violated college athletes' publicity rights by using student names, images and statistics in their daily fantasy sports contests should be tossed since the Indiana high court found such use to be newsworthy, although the athletes say there is still an open question as to whether the pay-to-play contests were legal in the state.

  • November 15, 2018

    MLB Re-Ups Fox TV Deal Through 2028, Extends Commish

    Fox will continue to hold the exclusive rights to televise the World Series for the next decade in a new deal with Major League Baseball announced Thursday, a deal that coincides with a five-year extension for MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred, a former Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP partner.

  • November 15, 2018

    Taiwanese Weightlifter Hit With 8-Year Doping Ban

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Thursday it had imposed an eight-year ban on a Taiwanese weightlifter and former world record-holder for violating anti-doping regulations.

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