The judge ruled that the NFLPA “failed to demonstrate a substantial question on the merits and a balance of hardships tipping decidedly in its favor.”
“For the court to grant the NFLPA’s motion for a stay at this stage would, in effect, be to reverse its decision of last evening denying the NFLPA’s motion for injunctive relief,” Judge Katherine Polk Failla wrote in her decision, a portion of which was obtained by ESPN’s Josina Anderson.
What led up to this? Elliott was handed a six-game suspension by the NFL after a year-long investigation into domestic violence allegations raised against him by a former girlfriend. Elliott was not charged, but the league’s policy and investigative process doesn’t carry the same burden of proof as the legal system.
Elliott appealed, and the NFL’s arbitrator, Harold Henderson, upheld Goodell’s decision. Elliott and his representatives filed a lawsuit with a district court in Texas challenging the ruling, but they filed suit before the NFL’s arbitrator issued his decision on the appeal.
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”We are thankful to Bryan for his accomplishments on the ice and we look forward to hearing his voice in raising awareness for multiple sclerosis as he fights the disease,” Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman said in a release.