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As the social media site TikTok has exploded over the past year, thousands of recognizable influencers and celebrities have joined in on the fun—including some who may not know it. Most notably, one user, deeptomcruise, has built a following of over 777k with videos of the … [Read more...] about Mission Impossible?: The Legal Implications of Managing Deepfake Celebrity Videos
Eight days after decreasing the salary cap for the first time since 2011, the NFL announced a massive new 11-year media deal worth $113 billion. Set to take effect in 2023, this agreement represents the largest deal in media history and nearly doubles the value of the NFL’s … [Read more...] about Decades of Dominance: The NFL’s New Media Rights Deal Will Make Football More Popular Than Ever
Brown and red leaves weren’t the only unusual sight during last year’s Masters Tournament. On top of an unprecedented November scene at Augusta National, one of the game’s most historic sites witnessed another peculiarity: one of the game’s most influential players donning a … [Read more...] about How are sports leagues clarifying player punishments for sports gambling controversies?
The wait is over. Earlier this month, EA Sports announced that it would revive its popular college football video game franchise NCAA Football. This time around, however, the game will be called EA Sports College Football. The name is not the only thing that will be different … [Read more...] about EA Sports Returns to College Football: What to Do About the Roster Share Feature?