Innovations in online gambling also raise questions about privacy concerns. The more digital options players have, the more personal data they may be required to give.
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A lawsuit against Major League Baseball has been granted limited class action status, with at trial date expected to come within the next several weeks. Despite being a $10 billion industry, some minor-league ballers are pushing for a day in court. Players say they’re undercompensated by MLB for what’s essentially a full-time job, earning less
The NFL has been in the news quite a bit lately due to their prescription drug practices. Now they’re in the news again, and not for anything good. Just recently, a few democratic members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have “reached out to the NFL and the Drug Enforcement Administration, demanding an explanation” of the league’s “prescription drug practices.”
Concerns over how injured NFL players are treated continues to be an issue for the National Football League, especially now that a leading medical ethicist has asked the question: “are physicians looking out for the health of the players, or are they just trying to keep them on the field?” The question was asked amid allegations that NFL doctors often engage in “questionable, and possibly illegal, use of prescription drugs to manage player pain.”
Part of an antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA has been settled, and according to a lawyer for the plaintiffs of the case, “thousands of current and former college athletes could receive $5,000 or more” as a result. The $208.7 million settlement was reached last Friday between the NCAA and 11 conferences in a class-action lawsuit “brought by players over the value of an athletic scholarship.”
Last week, 18 additional class action lawsuits were filed against the NCAA for their alleged mishandling of concussions, bringing the total number to an astonishing 43. The players involved in the cases are seeking damages for injuries they claim are a direct result of concussions they sustained throughout their college football careers that were not