Sports Clinic Owner Says MLB Ruined His Reputation

Law360, Miami (February 20, 2014, 7:11 PM EST) -- A former professional baseball player who ran a baseball academy and now owns a Miami sports health clinic sued Major League Baseball on Tuesday, alleging the league ruined his professional reputation with a slander campaign to protect its own nutritional supplement business.

In a complaint filed in Florida court, Neiman Nix, who pitched briefly for the Cincinnati Reds and the Milwaukee Brewers organizations, accuses the league of calling contacts in the baseball industry and telling them that Nix's clinic, DNA Sports Performance Lab Inc., was selling...
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