March 31, 2021 marked an important moment in the history of college sports. The Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case involving the NCAA for the first time in nearly 40 years. This article provides a comprehensive summary of that argument. What is Alston and how did we … [Read more...] about NCAA v. Alston at the Supreme Court
Hannah Gordon is the Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel for the San Francisco 49ers. In her role, Gordon oversees Legal, Public Affairs and Strategic Communications, Risk Management, Community Relations, Fan Engagement, the 49ers Museum, and the 49ers Foundation, … [Read more...] about Career Spotlight – Hannah Gordon, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, San Francisco 49ers
The NFL caught its first COVID outbreak of the young season after the Tennessee Titans confirmed eight positive test results among players and other personnel. The Titans immediately halted in-person activities, as did the Minnesota Vikings, the Titans’ previous opponent. As of … [Read more...] about NFL Catches COVID
In December, prominent sports attorney Jim Acho sat down with Madison Martin (’21) to discuss his career in the industry, the NFL Players' Association, and the future of collective bargaining and concussion lawsuits in the NFL. Acho is a partner at Cummings, McClorey, Davis, … [Read more...] about Interview with Jim Acho
Another NFL season, another chance that (as of the start of Week 15) an 8-8 or 7-9 makes it into the playoffs (and hosts a game on Wild Card weekend). One of the Dallas Cowboys/Philadelphia Eagles will take the NFC East title this season, and it is possible that a record under … [Read more...] about A Wild Card Proposal: Should the NFL Get Rid of Divisions and Change its Playoff Format?