Charity Says NFL Is Trying To Avoid Commissioner Deposition

Law360, New York (January 6, 2017, 5:17 PM EST) -- Nonprofit Strikes For Kids said the NFL's attempt to move a case over a relocated kids charity event involving NFL players is nothing but an improper scheme to avoid a deposition of Commissioner Roger Goodell, filing an emergency motion to have the case sent back to a Texas state court where the case is set for a trial next month.

The NFL on Tuesday removed the lawsuit, originally filed in May 2016, alleging the league wrongfully forced the event to relocate from a bowling alley that is part of a Las Vegas casino by enforcing a nongambling clause in the NFL...

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