By: Lincoln T. Lair Despite their differences, English Football (association football) and American Football share many similarities. They are both the most watched sport in their respective countries, fans revolve their weekends and lives around their team or club’s … [Read more...] about Racism and The Rooney Rule: How American and English Football Are Looking To Tackle The Problem.
Ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, JSEL’s Marvellous Iheukwumere interviewed Emilio García Silvero, the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer at FIFA. Emilio shared his career journey and advice for students. Name, Position, and Location Emilio García Silvero, Chief … [Read more...] about Career Spotlight – Emilio García Silvero, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, FIFA
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
By Ross Evans '20 Editor’s Note: In light of the March 6th sentencing of the defendants in United States v. Gatto (the first NCAA hoops corruption trial), we wanted to share a piece—written by our managing editor (Ross Evans ’20) and published on The Global Anticorruption Blog … [Read more...] about Technical Foul: When Anticorruption Enforcement in Sports Goes Too Far
This past week, Law360 reported that U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) executives filed a motion to dismiss in the North American Soccer League’s (NASL) suit in New York state courts. NASL filed suit in February alleging a breach of fiduciary duty and a purposeful scheme by USSF … [Read more...] about US Soccer Execs Ask Courts to Show NASL’s Suit a Red Card