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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Ed O'Bannon lawsuit against NCAA over paying players set to begin...

    Lester Munson

    A trial beginning Monday will decide whether the NCAA must pay college athletes for its use of their likenesses in television broadcasts, video games and other consumer products.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  9. New court filing by players says most seriously injured ex-NFL pl...

    Lester Munson

    Seven former NFL players filed a court motion Monday to challenge the $765 million NFL concussion settlement, arguing that the deal struck between the league and thousands of ex-players who sued it falls short.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014
  10. Judge's ruling a setback for attorneys in NFL $765 million settle...

    Lester Munson

    A federal judge in Philadelphia has rejected a proposed settlement of more than 4,500 NFL concussion lawsuits. Her decision raises legal questions about the settlement, its terms and its future: Q: The attorneys for the players and the attorneys for ...

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  11. Settlement details in NFL concussion lawsuit may concern players

    Lester Munson

    Despite a confident display Tuesday from the players' attorney during a media conference call, it is increasingly clear that the $765 million concussion litigation settlement between the NFL and players who sued the league over health issues could ye...

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  12. Florida law could provide big payday should Jonathan Martin sue M...

    Lester Munson

    If Jonathan Martin is looking to get back at his alleged bully, Richie Incognito, Martin could consider doing what most Americans do when they have suffered harm from the misconduct of another -- file a lawsuit. Fortunately for Martin and unfortunate...

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2013
  13. Hot Read -- Haslam family business faces complex federal inquiry

    Lester Munson

    Four years ago, as most of the trucking industry grappled with the recession, Jimmy Haslam ordered top sales executives of his truck stop empire from around the country to come to a meeting at the company headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn. He brought i...

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2013
  14. Questions and answers about the NFL, retired players' lawsuit set...

    Lester Munson

    After two months of negotiations orchestrated by a court-appointed mediator, NFL player representatives and owners announced Thursday that they had reached a proposed $765 million settlement that would resolve thousands of claims of concussion injuri...

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  15. Questions and answers about judge's decision to send NFL concussi...

    Lester Munson

    The latest ruling in the lawsuit against the NFL raises questions about the players' claims, the league's response to their claims and the future of the litigation.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  16. Case details aired in arraignment against former New England Patr...

    Lester Munson

    The first-degree murder charge against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez means the prosecution thinks the killing of Odin Lloyd was planned and deliberate, Lester Munson writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013