Civil Nos. 08-6254 (PAM/JJG), 08-6255 (PAM/JJG).

598 F.Supp.2d 971 (2008)

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE PLAYERS ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, v. NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, and National Football League Management Council, Defendants. Kevin Williams and Pat Williams, Plaintiffs, v. National Football League, John Lombardo, M.D., Brian Finkle, and Adolpho Birch, Defendants.

United States District Court, D. Minnesota.

December 11, 2008.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Anthony N. Kirwin, Edward M. Glennon, Mark A. Jacobson, Lindquist & Vennum PLLP, Minneapolis, MN, David G. Feher, David L. Greenspan, Jeffrey L. Kessler, Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP, New York, NY, for Plaintiff.

Daniel L. Nash, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Washington, DC, Joseph G. Schmitt, Halleland Lewis Nilan & Johnson, Minneapolis, MN, Kelly-Na Smith, Marla-Na Axelrod, Stacey-Na Eisenstein, for Defendants.


PAUL A. MAGNUSON, District Judge.

This matter is before the Court on the Motion for Preliminary Injunction filed in case 08-6254 by the National Football League Players Association, and Defendants' Motion to Dissolve the temporary restraining order ("TRO") in case 08-6255. On December 5, 2008, after hearing the oral arguments of the parties, the Court temporarily granted the Motion for Preliminary Injunction and denied the Motion to...

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