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  1. Adam Silver, College Basketball, and Two Problems With One Soluti...

    Andrew Sharp

    On Monday, sports labor lawyer Jeffrey Kessler filed an antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA on behalf of college basketball and football players, attempting to remove the market restrictions on college athletes. As the introduction to the suit expl...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
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  3. Anti-trust claim filed by Jeffrey Kessler challenges NCAA amateur...

    Tom Farrey

    In the most direct challenge yet to the NCAA's longstanding economic model, high-profile sports labor attorney Jeffrey Kessler filed an antitrust claim Monday in a New Jersey federal court on behalf of a group of college basketball and football players.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2014
  4. New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees has grievance hearing later this m...

    Chris Mortensen

    Jeffrey Kessler said Thursday that he expects a grievance hearing to be scheduled in late June with arbitrator Stephen Burbank to determine the designation of Saints quarterback Drew Brees' franchise tag.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  5. NFL players union chief DeMaurice Smith says collusion claim will...

    NFL players union chief DeMaurice Smith says his group's claim of collusion will stand up in court.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2012
  6. Analyzing the new NBA labor agreement

    Larry Coon

    Larry Coon breaks down the new NBA labor agreement

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2011
  7. Questions and answers about NBA players announcing they will disc...

    Lester Munson

    David Stern called it a "nuclear winter." Is it really that ominous? We've got answers about Monday's lockout developments.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2011
  8. The NBPA raises the ante on the NBA: Thoughts from the room

    Brian Kamenetzky

    As far as CBA stakeouts go, my first was pretty short. Only about two-and-a-half hours in the dim, maroon-hued lobby of the Westin Times Square. That should have been my first sign Monday wasn't going to end well for NBA fans. Still, like many fol...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  9. Players' new legal leaders speak

    Henry Abbott

    In announcing the legal strategy of disclaiming the union, Billy Hunter and Derek Fisher are effectively handing the process of getting NBA players back to work with their outside attorneys Jeffrey Kessler and the newly appointed David Boies. Boie...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  10. NBA lockout -- What's next for players, owners after union reject...

    Larry Coon

    Where do the players and owners go from here? Larry Coon breaks down the next phase of the process.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  11. NBA lockout -- Jeffrey Kessler apologizes for 'plantation workers...

    Union attorney Jeffrey Kessler apologized for his "plantation workers" comment.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  12. Big Wednesday: A few CBA thoughts

    Brian Kamenetzky

    For a while, we've known under a new CBA some of the historical advantages enjoyed by the Lakers -- namely the ability to generate revenues and spend at very high levels -- would be mitigated. They'll be sharing more other franchises, and will find s...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  13. NBA lockout -- Jeffrey Kessler says owners treat players like 'pl...

    Commissioner David Stern says union attorney Jeffrey Kessler is largely to blame for the NBA's stalled labor talks after Kessler told The Washington Post that the owners are treating the players "like plantation workers."

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2011
  14. The moment the talks fell apart

    Henry Abbott

    Patrick McDermott/Getty Images October 4: The day talks to save the NBA season went haywire. David Stern, Billy Hunter, Derek Fisher, Adam Silver, Spurs owner Peter Holt, union lawyers Ron Klempner and Jeffrey Kessler ... with various others droppi...

    Blog | October 15, 2011
  15. Oscar Pistorius meets Olympic qualifying standard 400 meter time ...

    Johnette Howard

    He's officially fast enough now to run in the World Championships and the 2012 Olympics, but getting there still won't be half the fun for double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2011
  16. The lessons of Jeffrey Kessler

    Henry Abbott

    Attorney Jeffrey Kessler is the big name in sports labor legal circles, and the pioneer of the antitrust litigation that has had industry-changing results in football. He represents the National Basketball Players Association at the moment, which ...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  17. NBA owners first strike in lockout litigation aimed at favorable ...

    Lester Munson

    Consider Tuesday's legal action from NBA ownership a preemptive first strike to get a home-court advantage. Questions and answers about the owners' moves.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2011