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  1. "He never met a lawsuit he didn't like,'' sai...

    Grantland Staff

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    Blog | July 29, 2014
  2. About Last Night: Fear the Brew Crew

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy wondering if Donald Sterling is ever going to get around to naming you as a defendant in a frivolous lawsuit, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Milwaukee catcher Jonathan Lucroy blasted a walk-off...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  3. Seth MacFarlane Is Being Sued Over the Idea for 'Ted'

    Zach Dionne

    The first thing you should know about this story is that there's a company on this planet called Bengal Mangle Productions. Cool name. Also, that company filed a lawsuit Tuesday, a hot 746 days after the release of Ted, against Seth...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  4. We Went There: At the Beastie Boys vs. Monster Energy Drink Trial...

    Amos Barshad

    On Tuesday afternoon, at the stately Thurgood Marshall courthouse in downtown Manhattan, Beastie Boys and Monster Energy Drink finally squared off. It was nearly two years ago that the band filed their lawsuit against the excitable energy drink maker...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  5. Super Timely Plagiarism Lawsuit Targets 'Stairway to Heaven&...

    Zach Dionne

    As we approach the 43rd anniversary of "Stairway to Heaven" being played at every high school dance in America, aspersions are being cast on the song's originality. The tale goes that a man called Randy California wrote a two-minu...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  6. The Most Recent ‘Matrix’ Lawsuit Is Not the Best &lsq...

    Tess Lynch

    It's no secret that The Matrix borrowed inspiration from everything from Baudrillard (who rejected an invitation to work on the sequels with the Wachowskis, responding that "[t]he most embarrassing part of the film is that the new problem p...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  7. 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
  8. The FBI vs. the ICP: Revenge of the Juggalos

    Zach Dionne

    Nice try, FBI. You thought you could classify the Insane Clown Posse's face-painting fan base as a criminal gang without (an attempt at) legal repercussions? Well, Shaggy 2 Dope and Violent J are filing suit, claiming, per the New York Times, that th...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  9. The NHL concussion lawsuit

    Sean McIndoe

    What does the former players' suit against the league — which follows in the footsteps of one faced by the NFL — mean for hockey players and fans?

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  10. Tom Cruise's In Touch Lawsuit Dredges Up Some Parental Real Talk

    Molly Lambert

    How do you get Tom Cruise mad? Question his parenting! Cruise recently emerged from his fortress of solitude to sue In Touch for its cover story "Abandoned by Daddy," which posited that Cruise had not seen Suri in eons. Cruise has long made a habit o...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  11. The NFL concussion settlement

    Charles P. Pierce

    The great loss of information in the wake of the NFL concussion lawsuit settlement.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  12. What You Need to Know About the NFL's $765 Million Concussion Set...

    Bill Barnwell

    It was announced on Thursday that the NFL had tentatively settled its consolidated concussion lawsuit with thousands of players turned plaintiffs for $765 million. That's a number that sounds much bigger than it actually is; it's a bargain that the l...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  13. Ed O'Bannon vs. the NCAA

    Charles P. Pierce

    Does Ed O'Bannon's lawsuit mean the NCAA might have to change?

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  14. The Jalen Rose Report: Jalen Rose and Dave Jacoby (Plus Video!)

    Grantland Network

    Jalen Rose and David Jacoby discuss the Rondo vs. Kris Humphries dust-up and the difference between Ice T and Drake. Also, check out the video! Jalen talks about Andrew Bynum's lawsuit with his former neighbors and the culture clash athletes face whe...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  15. Comparing mortality rates in football and baseball

    Bill Barnwell

    What we learned by comparing the mortality rates of baseball players and their NFL counterparts.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  16. New Orleans Saints Bounty Litigation: Explained!

    Gabe Feldman

    As expected, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell denied the appeals of the Bounty Four, setting off a string of lawsuits that shifts the scene from the NFL offices to a federal courthouse in New Orleans. The lawsuits center on the scope of the commissione...

    Blog | July 09, 2012