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  • October 19, 2017

    Exercise Org. Can't Ditch Sanctions In CrossFit Suit

    A California federal judge on Thursday refused to rethink sanctions issued against the National Strength and Conditioning Association in a false advertising suit filed by CrossFit Inc., ruling that the NSCA cannot bring up new challenges to the sanctions in its “nitpicking” motion.

  • October 19, 2017

    Witness Who Helped Put Billy Walters Away Gets 2 Years

    A Manhattan federal judge sentenced former Dean Foods chairman Tom Davis to two years in prison Thursday, criticizing the insider-trading trial witness whose testimony helped put prominent gambler Billy Walters behind bars for his own $10,000 gambling spree.

  • October 19, 2017

    Snowmobilers Lose Bid To Kill Forest Plans Banning Vehicles

    A Montana federal judge on Wednesday shot down an effort by snowmobile groups to undo two Obama-era forest protection plans that prohibited use of the vehicles, saying the government had adequately studied the issue before taking action.

  • October 19, 2017

    Flying Baseball Suit Protection Could Be Down To Final Out

    Major League Baseball teams have traditionally been protected from suits by fans who are hit by baseballs and bats flying into the stands, but with continued incidents like a young girl hit by a foul ball at Yankee Stadium and a wave of new lawsuits, that long-held protection could be down to its last inning.

  • October 19, 2017

    Helmet Maker Says Players' Own Claims Nix Concussion Suit

    Sports equipment company Riddell Inc. argued Wednesday it shouldn’t have to face allegations made by a putative class of former high school football players who say the helmet maker is responsible for long-term brain injuries, arguing the plaintiffs' "contradictory" claims do not make a clear argument about the efficacy of helmets.

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