Bethany P. Withers (HLS ’10) examines league treatment of MLB, NBA, and NFL players who have been accused of domestic violence or sexual assault.
Jacobus Rentmeester, photographer of the iconic Michael Jordan dunking image, is suing Nike for copyright infringement.
The Third Circuit’s recent decision upholding the ban on sports betting may be in violation of the Supreme Court’s decision on a similar case in 1999.
Unpaid internships, the generally accepted path to a career in sports and entertainment, have come under siege through Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) challenges alleging violations of minimum wage and overtime compensation regulations.
In both tragedies of domestic violence and alleged police brutality, the victim can be silenced. Cameras can’t.
By the very nature of their positions, celebrities in both the sports and entertainment spheres generate significant public attention and discussion.
On April 12, 2013, The Veronica Mars Movie project broke fund raising records, with 91,585 backers pledging a total of $5,702,153. The catch? The film was funded on the crowdfunding website, Kickstarter.
A few weeks ago, Josh Finkelman sat in the upper decks of MetLife Stadium watching the Seattle Seahawks defeat the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII. The price for those nosebleed seats? $4,000 for two tickets.
The trajectory of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (“Macklemore”) is where the complexity of the race in music debate begins.