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Sports News for the Week of June 4th

By Bennett Liebman

NFL says it will end 'race-norming' in concussion settlement, https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/06/03/nfl-concussion-settlement-race-norming/

NFL to Drop Race-Based Measures in Concussion Settlement, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/02/sports/football/nfl-concussion-settlement-race.html

'Boxing is a mess': the darkness and damage of brain trauma in the ring, https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/may/27/time-to-find-out-who-cares-boxing-brain-damage-tris-dixon

Can State Government Pressure on CDI Save Arlington?, https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/250490/can-state-government-pressure-on-cdi-save-arlington

Former Gov. Edgar calls on Pritzker to exert pressure on Arlington Park owner, https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210529/former-gov-edgar-calls-on-pritzker-to-exert-pressure-on-arlington-park-owner

Churchill Downs bans Baffert for two years after drug result, https://www.kentucky.com/sports/horses/kentucky-derby/article251840863.html

Gophers football players' gender discrimination lawsuit can go forward, https://www.startribune.com/gopher-football-players-gender-discrimination-lawsuit-against-the-university-of-minnesota-can-go-for/600063588/

John Does v University of Minnesota; https://ecf.ca8.uscourts.gov/opndir/21/06/192552P.pdf

Is There A Title IX Issue With Notre Dame's Football Recruiting Billboards, https://www.forbes.com/sites/kristidosh/2021/06/02/is-there-a-title-ix-issue-with-notre-dames-football-recruiting-billboards/?sh=2c2062f2691f

MLB sued for moving All-Star game out of Atlanta, https://www.ajc.com/sports/atlanta-braves/mlb-sued-for-moving-all-star-game-out-of-atlanta/Q43V4WD5QFD4JEZZRINOD2SLDU/

Major League Baseball Sued For Shifting All-Star Game Out Of Georgia, https://abovethelaw.com/2021/06/major-league-baseball-sued-for-shifting-all-star-game-out-of-georgia/

Cheat Sheet For Sports Agents, As Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) Goes Live July 1, http://sportsagentblog.com/2021/06/03/cheat-sheet-for-sports-agents-as-name-image-likeness-nil-goes-live-july-1/

Supreme Court, NCAA, players among key figures in NIL landscape, https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/college/2021/06/03/supreme-court-ncaa-players-among-key-figures-nil-landscape/5204154001/

Georgia Justices Block Challenge to Tax Break for Falcons, https://www.law.com/dailyreportonline/2021/06/02/georgia-justices-block-challenge-to-tax-break-for-falcons-mercedes-benz-stadium/?slreturn=20210504134541

Why Does Changing A Team's Name Take So Long?, https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/why-does-changing-a-teams-name-take-so-long/

Kentucky Derby Winner Medina Spirit Fails Second Drug Test, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/02/sports/horse-racing/kentucky-derby-medina-spirit-baffert.html?referringSource=articleShare

Horse Jumping League Lawsuit Raises Questions of Copyright Law, https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2021/horse-jumping-league-1234631010/

NCAA NIL Disclosure Debate Finds Endless Pitfalls, https://www.sportico.com/leagues/college-sports/2021/ncaa-nil-disclosure-debate-1234631006/

Naomi Osaka Quits French Open, Exposing Sports' Mental Health Risks, https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-06-01/naomi-osaka-exposes-sports-mental-health-risks-with-paris-exit

College football recruiting is 'about to explode': NIL, new evaluation rules and the most hectic month ever, https://theathletic.com/2624330/2021/06/01/college-football-recruiting-is-about-to-explode-nil-new-evaluation-rules-and-the-most-hectic-month-ever/

High School Football Coaches Suspended After Teen Is Forced to Eat Pork, Lawyer Says, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/02/us/marcus-wattley-canton-ohio-mckinley.html

Can The Tokyo Games Still Be Cancelled? Yes, But The Legal And Financial Fallout Would Be Staggering, https://www.lawinsport.com/topics/item/can-the-tokyo-games-still-be-cancelled-yes-but-the-legal-and-financial-fallout-would-be-staggering

USFL Returns: Spring Football League Revived With Fox as Partner, https://www.sportico.com/leagues/football/2021/usfl-returns-spring-football-fox-1234631242/

Vanessa Bryant Nike Dispute Resurfaces With Daughter's Unreleased Shoes, https://www.sportico.com/business/sponsorship/2021/vanessa-bryant-nike-dispute-resurfaces-with-daughters-unreleased-shoes-1234631325/

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