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/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal">PHOENIX -- Zack Greinke has been placed on the disabled list for the first time in three years. 

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Thats what were hoping right now.Greinke said the injury has improved.Its getting better, but not ready for game action and more than likely wouldnt be in those 10-11 days before the All-Star break he said.Greinke said he had a timetable in his mind but wouldnt reveal it publicly because if I am wrong it just looks stupid.Rest is how it heals, he said. I guess it depends how bad it is. There are a couple of little things they do. Who knows if it actually helps, but you still do it in case it does help.Runnner-up to the Chicago Cubs Jake Arrieta for the NL Cy Young Award last season, Greinke had made 106 straight starts since April 11, 2013, when broke his collarbone in a brawl with San Diego.Its important for us not to lose him for a long period of time, Hale said. It would be only two starts if we could get him back after the break, which would be huge.Greinke joins his Los Angeles Dodgers teammate from last season, Clayton Kershaw, who is on the DL with a lower back injury.Diamondbacks All-Star center fielder A.J. Pollock has missed the entire season after fracturing his elbow in a head-first slide at home in a warmup game just before the opener. Right fielder David Peralta has been out since June 15 with a lower back sprain. The Diamondbacks hope Peralta can return after the All-Star break.Outfielder Rickie Weeks Jr. returned from bereavement leave and took Greinkes roster spot. Jake Elliott Youth Jersey/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. Josh Malone Bengals Jersey/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . 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They say that violates Supreme Court rulings that insist each subgroup in a class action settlement be treated fairly.The petition, filed Monday, echoes earlier complaints that the lead players lawyers in 2013 signed with the NFL a quick deal that favored their clients over thousands of others.Lawyers on the Plaintiffs Steering Committee, who negotiated the deal, reject those arguments and say the appeals are holding up payments that ailing retirees need. The NFL declined to comment on Wednesday.The 31 petitioners include a number of men who played for the Dallas Cowboys, including 1996 Super Bowl MVP Larry Brown and Hall of Famer Charles Haley.Washington lawyer Deepak Gupta, who represents them, said the Supreme Court had not reviewed a case involving the disparate treatment of subgroups within a class action case in about 20 years. Meanwhile, he said, the federal appeals court in Philadelphia that upheld the NFL settlement has a different view of the issue than its counterpart in New York. That could pique the Supreme Courts interest.According to the petition, the family of former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson, who was found to have CTE after his 2011 suicide, can seek an award of up to $4 million while the family of former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, whose CTE was diagnosed after his July 2015 death, cannot.CTE, a degenerative disease found in people such as boxers and other athletes whove suffered severe hits to their heads or repeated concussions, currently can be diagnosed only at autopsy, although scientists hope to diagnose it in the living within the next decade. Carl Lawson Womens Jersey/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal">. The settlement covers future cases of Alzheimers disease, Parkinsons disease, Lou Gehrigs disease and dementia but not CTE.Seeking to head off a tsunami of future claims, Gupta wrote in the petition, the NFL pushed for a global settlement of all current and future claims -- while compensating only current CTE claims.Supporters of the settlement say it compensates future cases of dementia. But the payout for dementia is expected to average $190,000, compared with $1.44 million for CTE, the petition said.Gupta and other critics also complain the plan does not compensate the depression, mood swings and memory loss they consider precursors to dementia and a CTE diagnosis.The family of former Buffalo Bills fullback Carlton Cookie Gilchrist filed the only other Supreme Court petition. The deadline has now passed. It could be months before the court decides whether to hear the case.The Plaintiffs Steering Committee lawyers on Wednesday pointed to the 3rd U.S. Circuit decision that found the award scheme fair, reasonable and adequate.The Fund is uncapped and inflation adjusted, protecting the interests of those who worry about developing injuries in the future, the judges wrote in April.The settlement would resolve thousands of lawsuits that accuse the NFL of hiding what it knew about the risks of football concussions. The settlement, overseen by Senior U.S. District Judge Anita B. 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