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NFLPA to file suit to overturn suspensions related to diuretic

Updated: December 4, 2008, 9:35 AM ET
By Chris Mortensen | ESPN.com

The NFL Players Association will file a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis on Thursday, seeking to overturn all suspensions issued Tuesday by the league for any player who took the supplement identified as StarCaps that triggered several positive tests for the banned diuretic Bumetanide, union sources said.

The action will ask the federal court for a ruling by Friday, the sources said.

The suit is to be filed before U.S. District judge David Doty, who has had jurisdiction ...

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