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NFL royalty lawsuits moved out of Western Pa.

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Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:51 p.m.
 

Two lawsuits filed in Western Pennsylvania by retired National Football League players who argue they should be paid royalties for old game footage should be tried in Minnesota, a Pittsburgh federal judge ruled Thursday.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan said it made sense to consolidate cases filed in Pittsburgh and Erie with a similar lawsuit already headed to trial in Minnesota.

The retired players who sued opted out of a $42 million national settlement between the NFL and other retired players. The Pittsburgh lawsuit includes more than 630 plaintiffs.

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