The National Football League went on the offensive Wednesday to keep its coverage battle over football players' brain injury suits in California, telling a New York court that Alterra America Insurance Co. had no standing to add nearly 30 insurers to its complaint a week after the NFL targeted them in California.
The Sixth Circuit on Thursday upheld a Michigan federal court's dismissal of former professional hockey player Kevin Miller’s suit against AXA Winterthur Insurance Co. seeking coverage for claims lodged by a player he allegedly hurt during a game in Switzerland.
Italian luxury automaker Automobili Lamborghini SpA is recalling approximately 1,500 Gallardo Coupe and Spyder sports cars because of leaking fluid from high pressure steering pipes that could result in a fire, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Wednesday.
Australia's competition overseer warned Thursday that a proposed merger between the owners of the country's most popular free-to-air TV network and a premium sports network could allow the pair unfair leverage in bidding for broadcast rights.
The former head football coach for Texas Southern University hit university officials with a suit Tuesday in Texas state court, alleging they had slandered him in violation of an employment release agreement and cost him a high school coaching job.
A sports fan launched a suit Tuesday in Texas court against the Houston Texans and the Harris County Convention & Sports Corp. over injuries he suffered when he was hit in the head by part of an LED sign at Reliant Stadium.
A California federal judge Monday threw out a putative class action accusing the Pittsburgh Penguins of breaching contracts and violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by pummeling hockey fans with too many text messages.
A group of Native Americans urged the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board on Thursday to cancel six trademarks related to the NFL's Washington Redskins, saying the marks were disparaging.
In a last-minute huddle Monday before a motion hearing in a New York bankruptcy court, lenders for MSR Resort Golf Course LLC tentatively settled several of their disagreements over an auction linked to a $1.5 billion stalking horse bid for the hotel company.
A Long Island football fan who was beaten and electrically shocked at MetLife Stadium a year ago has sued the New York Jets and Giants, who share the stadium, as well as the venue's manager, for $2 million, according to a complaint made public Wednesday.
An Oklahoma federal judge overturned a judgment Wednesday against Hillerich & Bradsby Co., the maker of Louisville Slugger baseball bats, denouncing the evidence that caused a jury to favor a young baseball player who claimed his facial injury was caused by the bats.
Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. urged a New York state judge Thursday to overturn a $400,000 arbitration award to the co-founder of a prominent sports agency whose clients include quarterback Tim Tebow, arguing that one of the arbitrators was biased in the bond dispute.
A patent-holding company on Tuesday launched two suits in Texas federal court accusing the National Football League and an electronics company of infringing its data encryption patents, after filing similar suits against JetBlue Airways Corp., Craigslist Inc. and others on Friday.
Lawsuits brought by more than 3,000 football players over brain injuries have sparked infighting among insurers of the National Football League, with TIG Insurance Co. and two others suing four insurers Friday in New York state court over the massive coverage dispute.
The NFL and Riddell Inc. on Thursday argued for the dismissal of a multidistrict litigation filed by former NFL players in Pennsylvania over the companies' handling of head injuries, saying the claims are preempted by collective bargaining agreements.
A group of environmentalists on Thursday sued the state of California for allegedly amending its environmental review laws to favor a proposed $1.5 billion football stadium in downtown Los Angeles, calling the changes unconstitutional.
Golfsmith International, the biggest specialty golf retailer in the world, landed a $150 million senior secured credit facility to support the recent merger that created the company from two smaller, private equity-backed merchants, the loan agent announced Thursday.
The maker of protein supplement Muscle Milk on Thursday hit sports drink company Evolve Beverages Inc. with a trademark infringement suit in Nevada federal court, accusing the smaller company of ripping off its registered slogan.
Former D.C. United defender Bryan Namoff on Wednesday filed a $12 million suit against the professional soccer team for allegedly failing to properly attend to a concussion he suffered during a game, which he said ultimately forced him to retire.
St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co. sued Riddell Inc. in Illinois federal court Wednesday, seeking to avoid providing coverage for a series of lawsuits brought by former NFL players claiming they sustained neurological injuries from defective Riddell helmets.