Cert Granted in Alston: Revisiting Board of Regents and the Uniqueness of Antitrust Law's Applicability to Sports in Light of the NCAA's Cert Petition As Congress debates federal legislation on the subject of publicity rights for student-athletes, the NCAA works to rebound from … [Read more...] about Exploring the NCAA’s Antitrust Arguments Ahead of Oral Argument in NCAA v. Alston
The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (WNT) has sued the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) for gender discrimination in the United States District of Los Angeles, citing unequal pay between the WNT and the Men’s National Team (MNT), despite the WNT outperforming the MNT in … [Read more...] about U.S. Women’s Soccer Sues for Gender Discrimination
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 England … [Read more...] about Blocking Goodell’s Go-Ahead Contract Extension
The General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Richard Griffin released a memo in late January stating that football players at private universities and colleges should qualify as employees under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). As SportsLawInsider … [Read more...] about The End of Amateurism in College Football?
According to ESPN, U.S. District Judge David Doty has ruled that the NFL's arbitrator "failed to meet his duty" when deciding to uphold Adrian Peterson's suspension stemming from his child abuse case. This clears the way for Peterson to be immediately reinstated to the NFL. Judge … [Read more...] about Federal Court Rules Against NFL in Peterson Case