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Feds charge 10 ex-NFL players with defrauding health care program

FILE - This May 14, 2013, file photo shows the Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington early in the morning. The Justice Department is shaking up the legal team fighting for the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census but offered no specifics on why the change was being made. The change announced Sunday, July 7, 2019, comes days after the department vowed to continue to try to find a legal path forward to include the question on the census. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

Ten former NFL players, including a former Raven and several who spent time on the Washington Redskins, face federal charges for allegedly defrauding the league’s health care benefit program, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday. Former Redskins players Clinton ...

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UB law professor kicks off football season with court victory over NFL

‘The NFL has defended a lot of cases by arguing various preemptions and immunities,’ says Phillip J. Closius, who is representing plaintiffs as of counsel at Silverman Thompson Slutkin White LLC in Baltimore. ‘This is the first appellate decision that has gone the other way.’ (File photo)

A University of Baltimore law professor scored a big win against the National Football League on behalf of a Hall of Fame defensive end, a Super Bowl-winning quarterback and other retired players as the NFL was preparing to kick off its season Thursday.

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NFL controversy overshadows Under Armour and Curry’s plight

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry poses for photos during NBA basketball team media day Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The NFL’s tumultuous weekend may have saved Under Armour from having to deal with another politically induced headache. Under Armour endorsee Stephen Curry was sucked into the nation’s divisive politics, again, over the weekend. Curry becoming entangled in political controversy ...

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