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  1. Lester Munson: NFL concussion settlement judge has tough decision...

    Lester Munson

    For the judge who must decide whether the NFL concussion agreement is "fair, adequate and reasonable," it will be a difficult decision.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2014
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  4. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: It's Not Over

    • NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith discusses the NFL's suspension of Adrian Peterson and whether the league and the NFLPA are collaborating to establish domestic violence policy. Smith • ESPN legal analyst Lester Munson covers ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 18, 2014
  5. NFL concussion settlement gets day in court

    Lester Munson

    A federal judge in Philadelphia will conduct a hearing Wednesday to determine whether a settlement of the massive NFL concussion litigation is "fair, adequate and reasonable" for thousands of retired players who have suffered concussion-related injuries.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2014
  6. Lester Munson: Commissioners need only follow basic guidelines to...

    Lester Munson

    When lawyers for players demand due process and league officials assert that they have already provided it, it can be confusing to fans. Throw in the fact that the players are governed by collective bargaining agreements and it can be even more confusing, writes Lester Munson.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014
  7. Outside the Lines: Opposition to NFL concussion settlement falls ...

    Steve Fainaru, Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lester Munson

    With deadline for players to declare their intentions looming, out of some 18,000 former players eligible for the settlement, as little as a few dozen -- and no more than a few hundred -- will "opt out" and continue fighting the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2014
  8. Lester Munson: Documents related to NFL concussion deal leave man...

    Lester Munson

    The lawyers who negotiated the proposed NFL concussion settlement disclosed additional materials on the agreement on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  9. Former NFL players' effort to alter concussion settlement fails

    Lester Munson

    A group of seven retired NFL players gave the federal court system a chance to expedite the long-delayed concussion settlement on Wednesday, but three judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals here did not seem interested.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2014
  10. Lester Munson: NFL concussion hearing an unexpected big deal

    Lester Munson

    Although numerous players have criticized the settlement, the hearing will mark the first time that players will be able to state their objections in open court.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  11. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Show Preview September 9, 2014

    Greeny and Golic welcome ESPN legal analyst Lester Munson (7:10 a.m. ET), His & Hers' Jemele Hill (7:30), ESPN NFL analyst Cris Carter (8:00), ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen (8:10) and Jets QB Geno Smith (9:00) to the show on Tuesday. Get in touch ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  12. Lester Munson: Questions, answers about NCAA concussion settlemen...

    Lester Munson

    With the settlement Tuesday of a 2011 class-action lawsuit, the NCAA agreed to provide $70 million to pay for medical testing of thousands of college athletes to determine whether they suffered brain injuries while playing contact sports. The settlem...

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  13. Seven retired NFL players ask judge to reverse ruling on NFL conc...

    Lester Munson

    Seven retired players launched on Monday the most aggressive attack yet on the proposed NFL concussion litigation settlement.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  14. Lester Munson: Haslam's deal may save Cleveland Browns ownership

    Lester Munson

    By admitting that his diesel fuel company defrauded its customers of more than $56 million, Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam saved his Pilot Flying J truck stop empire from further federal investigation by agreeing to reimburse his customers and to pay a fine of $92 million. His decision may have also saved his ownership of the Browns.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  15. Seven retired NFL players raise objection to concussion settlemen...

    Lester Munson

    Seven retired players who played a total of 66 seasons in the NFL attacked the proposed settlement of concussion litigation on Wednesday, asserting that the deal "comes nowhere near being fair, adequate and reasonable."

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  16. Lester Munson: What to know about the NFL concussion settlement p...

    Lester Munson

    Is the latest concussion settlement proposal good enough for players?

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  17. Lester Munson: Definition of 'rights' key in NCAA-O'Bannon case

    Lester Munson

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- As they battled in the O'Bannon trial Thursday over payment to college players for television broadcasts of their games, the players were talking about "rights," and the NCAA was talking about "rights," and they were talking about ...

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  18. Ed O'Bannon economist may be MVP in lawsuit against NCAA

    Lester Munson

    The plaintiffs' economist's job in the O'Bannon-NCAA case is to convince a judge that the NCAA's refusal to allow college athletes to sell their names, images and likenesses is a violation of American antitrust laws.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014