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NFLPA turns to federal court for help in Tom Brady case

NFLPA turns to federal court for help in Tom Brady case

As expected, the NFL Players Assn. filed an appeal on behalf of Tom Brady on Wednesday, a day after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the four-game suspension of the New England Patriots quarterback. The appeal was filed in U.S. District Court of Minnesota, where the players' union has had success with Judge David S. Doty. Shortly after Goodell upheld the original suspension he imposed, the NFL filed in federal court in Manhattan, asking a judge to affirm Goodell has the right under the labor agreement to hand out such discipline "for conduct that he determines is detrimental to the integrity of, or public confidence in, the game of professional football." ...

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