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The NFL would rather look stupid than evil

The connection to Big Tobacco arguably felt forced, but the NFL's case for defamation seems weak. Its latter stance is more interesting. The NFL is trying to make itself out as hapless with regards to concussion research. The alternative would be that th
SB Nation (portal)
added Mar 31, 2016 09:09
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New York Times Responds To NFL’s Retraction Demand With Verbal Haymaker

the NFL’s large PR blitz to fight back has focused on removing ties to the tobacco industry. All the while, the NFL has been using a firm that represented Philip Morris. That fact also made it in to the New York Times’ final line of Wednesday’s letter.
WBZT.com
added Mar 31, 2016 09:07
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NFL would face uphill battle in legal clash with New York Times, experts say

"...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 played a central role in misusing scienc
Poynter Online
added Mar 31, 2016 09:01
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New York Times won’t retract or post a correction to NFL story

During an event at the New York Press Club on Tuesday night, Times public editor Margaret Sullivan, whose job involves investigating and responding to reader concerns, said the NFL had made her aware that it felt the Times' reporting was misleading, but
Capital New York
added Mar 31, 2016 08:57
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New York Times smokes NFL's retraction demand

"...it was your firm that represented Philip Morris in that RICO case." The Times isn't lying. Karp's firm — Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP — did represent Philip Morris, a tobacco company.
Sporting News
added Mar 31, 2016 08:54
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NFL mulling lawsuit against New York Times over concussion/tobacco story

If the NFL does sue the Times, it faces an "uphill" battle, according to Benjamin Mullin of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. The league would have to prove the paper demonstrated a "reckless disregard for the truth," Mullin wrote.
Sporting News
added Mar 31, 2016 08:50
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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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