Jerry: Jonesing for a Fight

Jerry: Jonesing for a Fight

Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, has made no secret to fellow owners, players, fans, and the general public that he is displeased with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. About two weeks ago, Jones threatened to sue the league if Goodell’s contract is extended....
DoJ Throws Wrench in AT&T – Time Warner Merger

DoJ Throws Wrench in AT&T – Time Warner Merger

Until last week, it was expected that AT&T’s pending $85.4 billion mega acquisition of Time Warner would close by the end of the year. After almost a year of review, however, the Justice Department has cast doubt on the deal. Late last week, in meetings with...
Blocking Goodell’s Go-Ahead Contract Extension

Blocking Goodell’s Go-Ahead Contract Extension

According to Sports Illustrated, Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, has threatened to sue the National Football League (“NFL”) and other NFL franchise owners. Specifically, he has threatened to sue the owners of the Atlanta Falcons, Kansas City Chiefs, New...
NASL and USSF Take the Pitch

NASL and USSF Take the Pitch

On Tuesday October 31, North American Soccer League asked U.S. District Judge Margo K. Brodie to issue a preliminary injunction blocking a denial of its Division II application by the U.S. Soccer Federation. The hearing arose out of NASL’s September antitrust suit...
1st & Goal for the College Athletes’ Rights

1st & Goal for the College Athletes’ Rights

When the United States Supreme Court denies certiorari (cert.) to a case ruling that a large nonprofit organization is subject to federal antitrust laws, most in the sports world don’t pay close attention. On October 3rd, 2016, however, the U.S. Supreme Court grabbed...