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New York Times declines to retract NFL article

There will be no retraction of last week’s story regarding alleged flaws in concussion research and alleged ties to the tobacco industry. In the three-page correspondence from New York Times V.P. and assistant general counsel David E. McCraw to NFL outsi
NBC Sports
added Mar 31, 2016 01:48
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Ted Wells' law firm demands NY Times retraction on behalf of NFL

New England Patriots fans will love this part: The law firm that sent the retraction letter on behalf of the NFL is Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison. Sound familiar? It might, because "independent" deflate-gate investigator Ted Wells is a partne
Yahoo! Sports
added Mar 30, 2016 15:32
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NFL Statement on New York Times Story

The Times implies that there was a nefarious relationship between Joe Browne and Sam Chilcote. In fact, Joe Browne (then NFL SVP of Communications) built a personal relationship with Sam Chilcote while Mr. Chilcote was at the Distilled Spirits Council in
NFL - National Football League
added Mar 30, 2016 15:30
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Alleged “Tie” 3: The NFL sought lobbying help from and shared lobbyists with the Tobacco Institute. The Facts Prove Otherwise: The NFL has worked with Covington & Burling for more than 50 years, and both the NFL and the Tobacco Institute have retained
NFL - National Football League
added Mar 30, 2016 15:27
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LETTER from NFL to NEW YORK TIMES (PDF)

NFL found interlocking board memberships between the Times and Philip Morris...a fundraising letter to the Tobacco Institute asking for the purchase of a $25,000 table ... over one hundred million dollars in tobacco advertising the Times accepted long aft
Capital New York
added Mar 30, 2016 15:19
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NFL Demands Retraction From New York Times

The league’s lawyers—who sent their letter, we’ll note, under the weirdly elaborate letterhead seen at left—demand that the Times preserve all of its notes and correspondence related to the story. That’s meant to raise the boogeyman of a defamation lawsu
Deadspin
added Mar 30, 2016 15:11
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NFL Demands New York Times Retract Concussion Story, Hints At Possible Lawsuit

"The NFL did a search of the fourteen million documents from the Tobacco Litigation archives available to the public and found significant ‘connections’ between the Times and the tobacco industry — connections far more concrete than the phantom connection
WBZT.com
added Mar 30, 2016 15:09
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NFL demands retraction of New York Times’ concussion story

“We see no reason to retract anything....a co-owner of the Giants, Preston R. Tisch, also partly owned a leading cigarette company, Lorillard, and was a board member of both the Tobacco Institute and the Council for Tobacco Research, two entities that pl
Washington Post
added Mar 30, 2016 15:08
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Cam Cole: NFL vs. New York Times — It's Going To Get Dirty

the newspaper is not exactly lily-white in the area of dealings with the tobacco industry. It found: “interlocking” board membership between the Times and cigarette maker Philip Morris; Times directors who had been partners at law firms that defended, an
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Mar 30, 2016 15:04
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NFL's manipulation of concussion facts similar to Big Tobacco's cancer denials: report

Boyd was frighteningly prescient: Like Big Tobacco, the NFL used incomplete, deeply flawed and perhaps purposely manipulated research to downplay the long-term health risks posed by football-related head injuries, according to a New York Times report po
New York Daily News
added Mar 29, 2016 22:59
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