Family members of victims in helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant file wrongful death lawsuit

It’s been nearly three months since a helicopter carrying Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others crashed into a hillside in Southern California, killing all on board. Now, the family members of multiple victims have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against two companies responsible for Read more

Three Diamondbacks minority owners file lawsuit over dispute with team owner Ken Kendrick

While there’s no actual baseball going on because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, some palace intrigue within the ownership ranks of the Arizona Diamondbacks has come to light. Via Zach Buchanan of The Athletic, three of the team’s minority owners have filed suit against managing general partner Ken Kendrick.  They allege that Read more

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against Red Sox, Astros relating to sign-stealing misconduct

The spread of the novel coronavirus may have delayed the start of the Major League Baseball season, but the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox received good news on Friday. Federal Judge Jed Rakoff dismissed a lawsuit against the teams by daily fantasy sports players concerning their improper use of Read more

David Samson says MLB has ‘zero legal authority’ in lawsuit involving Astros owner Jim Crane

The Houston Astros were the talk of the MLB offseason in the wake of the team’s sign-stealing scandal. Earlier this week, Astros owner Jim Crane revealed that the MLB’s investigation into the sign-stealing scandal “explicitly exonerated” him.  During Thursday’s installment of “Nothing Person with David Samson,” the former Marlins team Read more

Ex-Michigan State football staffer files lawsuit alleging discrimination, Spartans filmed opponent

A new lawsuit was filed in Wayne County (Michigan) Circuit Court by former Michigan State assistant and recruiting coordinator Curtis Blackwell on Tuesday. The suit alleges that he was discriminated against upon his firing and that representatives of the program secretly recorded closed practices of at least one upcoming, out-of-state Read more

Samson: MLB is right to fight back in fantasy sports sign-stealing lawsuit

Multiple DraftKings contestants have filed a lawsuit alleging that the MLB, Houston Astros, and Boston Red Sox engaged in unlawful business practices due to the teams’ sign-stealing schemes. Those business practices resulted in contestants losing fantasy sports contests, according to the lawsuits. In Tuesday’s edition “Nothing Personal with David Samson,” David Read more

Charles Oakley’s defamation lawsuit against Knicks owner James Dolan tossed by Manhattan federal judge

Charles Oakley’s lawsuit against James Dolan was tossed on Wednesday after a federal judge ruled that the Knicks owner, as the landlord of the arena, had every right to kick the former player from Madison Square Garden. The suit stems from a Feb. 2017 incident where Dolan appeared to order Read more