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Friday Sports Links - June 1, 2012

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Friday Sports Links - June 1, 2012

As the Stanley Cup Finals have begun, the NHL leads our sports law round-up this week, but not for on-the-ice issues.

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NHL

Sarah Kwak examines a variety of NHL news, including some of the issues in the upcoming CBA negotiations. http://bit.ly/LWSCyp 

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman stated that he believes the league will begin negotiating a new CBA with the NHL Players Association over the next few weeks. http://usat.ly/KyDzLO

Ken Campbell discusses the NHL revenue issues that will factor heavily into the upcoming negotiations. http://bit.ly/JNYht5

This really happened: A fan has sued the Pittsburgh Penguins for receiving too many text message alerts from the team. http://yhoo.it/KgmYyc

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NCAA

California’s state senate has approved a bill that would require universities with more than $10 million in annual sports media revenue to continue scholarships and medical coverage for injured athletes, even if they can no longer compete. http://bit.ly/LNZsn2

Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky’s attorneys have petitioned Pennsylvania’s Superior Court seeking a delay for Sandusky’s trial, scheduled to begin on June 11. http://reut.rs/JVK7kZ

Former Penn State University President Graham Spanier has filed suit to force Penn State to release emails concerning the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. http://yhoo.it/MEanSA 
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NFL

Former Rams equipment manager Todd Hewitt has sued the Rams, claiming the Rams fired him due to age discrimination. http://bit.ly/MbY03B

Professor Marc Edelman gives his thoughts on the NFL collusion lawsuit: http://bit.ly/JskB5i

Darren Heitner reviews the new, stricter NFL Players Association rules for NFL agents: http://onforb.es/JRinlY 
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Other

The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an order from the FCC allowing Time Warner to remove its Mid-Atlantic Sports Network from its basic cable package in North Carolina. http://bit.ly/KX86jk

A federal judge has denied Adidas’ request for an injunction in its trademark lawsuit against Herbalife, a diet supplement company. http://bit.ly/N2QOpL

ESPN’s Lester Munson examines some of the prosecution’s mistakes in the Roger Clemens trial: http://es.pn/MZfcIJ

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