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NFL To Appeal Ruling in Williams’ Case

Published by on May 26, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The National Football League has given a notice that it plans to appeal the ruling that U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson gave when he threw out two claims made by Vikings defensive tackles Pat and Kevin Williams (no relation) on Friday, May 22.

The NFL's attorneys will ask the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals to review that case and make sure that Magnuson didn't dismiss the two claims made by the Williams' outright and that he didn't err when stating the two claims were not barred from federal law.

The two Pro Bowl defensive tackles were suspended for four games last season after they tested positive for a diuretic known as a bumetanide, which is in a product called StarCaps.

StarCaps is a supplement u...

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