The NFL said Thursday that players would be allowed to use team facilities and meet with coaches Friday morning, after a Minnesota federal judge denied the league's bid to stay an injunction on a player lockout in an antitrust class action.
Star quarterback Tom Brady and other NFL players who brought a putative antitrust class action against the NFL urged a Minnesota judge Wednesday to reject the league's bid to stay an order barring team owners from locking out players.
A Minnesota federal judge on Monday granted a preliminary injunction against the NFL's lockout in a proposed antitrust class action brought by a group of players, including star quarterback Tom Brady.
Major League Baseball appointed Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s Tom Schieffer on Monday to oversee operations at the Los Angeles Dodgers over concerns of financial mismanagement by the club’s owner, Frank H. McCourt.
The Chicago Bears Football Club Inc. and three former players went to federal court Thursday to hash out a contract dispute over whether a workers' compensation claim should stay in worker-friendly California or head to Illinois, the team's home state.
Sports gear manufacturer Point 3 Basketball Inc. sued Nike Inc. on Thursday in New York for allegedly infringing its trademarked logo by putting a virtually identical design on its new Dwyane Wade-endorsed Air Jordan sneakers.
A federal judge in Arkansas on Thursday remanded to state court a putative class action accusing New Balance Inc. of falsely marketing athletic shoes that purported to tone leg muscles through normal wear.
Callaway Golf Co. failed to score a new trial Thursday after a Delaware federal judge backed a jury's finding that Titleist ProV1 golf ball manufacturer Acushnet Co. had not infringed four patents, entering a final judgment in Acushnet's favor.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said Wednesday that he will appoint a trustee to manage the Los Angeles Dodgers' operations, citing club owner Frank H. McCourt's handling of team finances.
Former MLB star Lenny Dykstra was arrested Thursday in California and charged with bankruptcy fraud for allegedly stealing and destroying items from his $18.5 million Ventura County mansion.
Wilson Sporting Goods Co. has slapped Prince Sports Inc. with a lawsuit accusing the athletic goods manufacturer of infringing a patent covering a support structure used in tennis nets.
A group of retired NFL players filed a class action Tuesday in California against the league's labor union, claiming it failed to pursue opportunities to license the players' images on their behalf.
An environmental group suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over a wetlands-related permit for a sports complex project in Utah said Tuesday it is appealing the denial of a preliminary injunction that would have halted the project's construction.
A group of 21 professors and attorneys on Wednesday petitioned for a federal antitrust probe of college football's Bowl Championship Series, contending it allocates the benefits of lucrative postseason games without regard for consumer demand or on-field performance.
A vehicle tracking system inventor and its licensee launched dual suits in a Florida federal court Tuesday accusing Home Depot USA Inc., Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. and four others of infringing nine patents related to its technology.
Ticket holders to Super Bowl XLV who were denied seats at the game lost a bid Tuesday to have their class action sent back to the Texas state court where it was first filed.
An accountant for the family of Lamar Hunt testified in New York federal court Tuesday that the late football booster claimed as much as $34 million in losses using allegedly illegal tax shelters marketed by Jenkens & Gilchrist PC lawyers and other professionals.
Bingham McCutchen LLP launched a preemptive strike Monday against Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, claiming it did not commit malpractice regarding a marital agreement that could cost him control of the baseball team.
A federal judge in Texas consolidated two putative class actions Friday against the National Football League brought by Super Bowl XLV ticket holders who were denied seats and alleged breach of contract and fraud claims.
A Minnesota federal judge on Monday ordered the NFL and its players into mediation to attempt to resolve a proposed antitrust class action over the league’s labor lockout.