Sports Law

Supreme Court to decide on NJ sports gambling this week

Let’s get ready to gamble!<p>New Jersey casinos and racetracks — as well as sports gaming fans in the New York metropolitan area — are bracing for the …

New Jersey

Anticipating a Supreme Court win, New Jersey begins drafting sports gambling rules

As New Jersey awaits a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on whether sports betting will be allowed in the state, a bill introduced in the …

New Jersey

NFL has no comment on Eli Manning’s pending fraud trial

Getty Images<p>With Giants quarterback Eli Manning facing a fraud trial in New Jersey Superior Court, he apparently doesn’t have a problem in the Court …

NFL

NCAA’s legal arguments getting weirder by the day

In asking a federal court not to revive a case, the NCAA has equated itself to a minister who convinced his followers to staff his restaurant for …

U.S. Federal Courts

MLS, Columbus Crew owners seek to dismiss move lawsuit

The owner of a Major League Soccer franchise in Columbus is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the state of Ohio seeking to prevent the …

Columbus Crew

Professor Jack Anderson - Sports law in Oz, and handling of Russia at Winter Olympics #65

Winter Olympics

Ex-Dolphins cheerleader files complaint claiming religious and gender discrimination

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• Ex-Dolphins cheerleader files complaint claiming…<p>Labor & Employment<p>Kristan Ann Ware. Flickr<p>Former Miami Dolphins cheerleader Kristan …

Law

Sri Lanka Cricket elections set for May 19

8:58 AM ET<p>Sri Lanka Cricket's elections will be held at the board's Annual General Meeting on 19th May, SLC has announced, with the deadline for …

Cricket

What Is Sports Law and Who Is a Sports Lawyer? | Young Lawyers Division

In my career as a sports lawyer (and now a sports law professor), I provided legal advice in a major league baseball player’s medical malpractice …

Intellectual Property

Kevin Ollie claims UConn violated his constitutional rights by firing him and he's ready to fight for his millions

Things could be getting ugly for the former Huskies star and coach, who was fired in March<p>Former UConn coach Kevin Ollie is assembling for litigation …

College Sports

What Eric Reid’s unemployment could mean for Kaepernick’s collusion case

Experts in labor law say Reid’s failure to land a job could aid Kaepernick’s legal battle with NFL<p>As Colin Kaepernick’s legal battle with the NFL …

Football (U.S.)

2nd brain injury during recovery can have dire results

There is precious little definitively known about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). However, generations of combat sports have generated some …

The Brain

Leagues that fought N.J. sports betting want cut of the action if it's legalized. Guess how that went?

Two professional sports leagues are seeking a cut of New Jersey's sports betting revenue if the U.S. Supreme Court allows the state to legalize it -- …

New Jersey

Lance Armstrong settles U.S. federal fraud case for $5 million: attorney

(Reuters) - Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong on Thursday agreed to pay $5 million to settle a federal suit claiming he defrauded his sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, by using performance-enhancing drugs, his attorney and federal officials said.<p>The settlement ends the long-running false …

Law

Larissa Boyce, victim of Larry Nassar, refuses to stay silent on culture protecting molesters

Larissa Boyce will not let anyone ever forget that Larry Nassar could have been stopped when she reported him 21 years ago.

USA Gymnastics

NBA, MLB met with governor’s office, legislative leaders about sports betting

Representatives for the MLB and the NBA met privately in recent months with state legislative leaders and the top aide to Gov. Phil Murphy, discussing the possibility the U.S. Supreme Court may soon strike down a 26-year-old federal prohibition on state-regulated sports betting, according to …

New Jersey

Judge says no to law firm on concussion settlement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal judge has denied a law firm's request to be added as an administrator of the NFL's estimated $1 billion concussion …

NFL

New Law Exempts Minor League Baseball Players from Certain Federal Minimum Wage, Overtime Pay Laws

Article ByGregg E. CliftonJackson Lewis P.C.Collegiate & Professional Sports Law BlogAs part of $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill signed by …

Law

NCAA In Tune with Dancing With the Stars

Article ByPatrick L. EganJackson Lewis P.C.Collegiate & Professional Sports Law BlogThe National Collegiate Athletic Association is in step with the …

Law

Todd McNair's defamation lawsuit against the NCAA is finally going to trial. Here's what you need to know

Todd McNair's journey to the fifth-floor courtroom at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles has taken almost seven years.<p>The former USC running backs coach sued the NCAA for defamation in June 2011 after sanctions in the Reggie Bush extra benefits case essentially ended his …

College Sports

LHSAA ruling: McKinley cited for lack of administrative control

The LHSAA released its penalty ruling against McKinley High School on Tuesday afternoon, citing a lack of administrative control as the reason for …

Baton Rouge

The Supreme Court Sports-Gambling Primer

It’s impossible to know exactly how much money is illegally bet on sports in America every year, but conservative estimates are about $150 billion …

Sports

We don't believe in separate professions, says solicitor-barrister tie-up

A new firm combining solicitors and barristers has added its voice to the debate over fusion between the professions, saying it hopes to prove that a …

Law (UK)

Misdemeanor weapons charge to be dismissed against Reuben Foster

Getty Images<p>San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster is still facing a slew of legal charges due to an alleged domestic violence incident with …

NFL

LeBron James issues infringement letter to the University of Alabama over web series

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• LeBron James issues infringement letter to…<p>Copyright Law<p>Lebron James. Jamie Lamor Thompson / Shutterstock.com<p>Cleveland Cavaliers star …

Nick Saban

NFL Alleging Fraud By Retired Players, Doctors, and Lawyers in Concussion Settlement Claims

In a motion filed on Friday, April 13th, the NFL requested the appointment of a special investigator to stop the “widespread fraud” that allegedly is …

Law

Garrett Temple Continues Social Efforts

Garrett Temple missed the last 10 games of the season due to an ankle injury, but that didn’t stop the eight-year vet from contributing in numerous …

Sacramento Kings

UNC Event Registration System

Description<p>Richard McLaren, O.C., D.D.<p>An internationally recognized expert in sports law and arbitration, Professor Richard McLaren has spent his …

World Anti-Doping Agency

49ers may cut Reuben Foster pending outcome of legal process

Reuben Foster will not be allowed to participate in offseason workouts after the 49ers linebacker was charged with three felonies, including domestic …

Reuben Foster

Class counsel believes appointment of Special Investigator is appropriate

Getty Images<p>The NFL wants a Special Investigator to explore allegedly “widespread fraud” in connection with the concussion settlement. The co-lead …

NFL