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  1. Lawsuit NFLPA crafted on behalf of Adrian Peterson nearly flawles...

    Lester Munson

    The theory of the union lawyers is that the NFL's actions and the arbitrator's decision are so clearly violations of rules of fundamental fairness that any judge anywhere must take an action that most judges would never consider, writes Lester Munson.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2014
  2. Lester Munson: NFL had rough time at Ray Rice hearing

    Lester Munson

    Roger Goodell was the first witness in the Ray Rice hearing, and the transcript shows that his answers were vague and inconsistent, Lester Munson writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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