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The attorney accused by Seeger Weiss LLP of working with Roger Stone to peddle “conspiracy theories” about the NFL concussion settlement has doubled down on the legal arguments that elicited those personal attacks, while a blogger criticized in the same Seeger Weiss filing hit back Friday with a cease-and-desist letter.
Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled labor grievances alleging the NFL and its teams colluded to shut them out due to their protests during the national anthem, according to a joint statement Friday, giving the league an opening to distance itself from the controversy without a potentially damaging ruling on the collusion claims.
A Texas appellate panel on Thursday reduced a jury’s $725,000 award in a suit accusing former NFL football player Darrien Gordon of assaulting a man in a Target parking lot, saying the jury erred by allocating $125,000 for past and future physical impairment.
The New Hampshire Lottery Commission on Friday launched a legal challenge to the U.S. Department of Justice's January finding that the federal Wire Act's prohibitions against interstate gambling apply to non-sports betting.
Negotiating naming and sponsorship rights for a new NFL stadium for the Rams and Chargers, representing the Tampa Bay Rays in buying the Tampa Bay Rowdies and helping to move the New York Islanders to the Nassau Coliseum are some of the deals that earned Arent Fox a spot as one of Law360's 2018 Sports Practice Groups of the Year.