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Appalling or Appropriate? An Analysis of the Merits of Ray Rice’s Appeal

On September 15, 2014, it was announced that Ray Rice plans to appeal both his indefinite suspension and termination from the Ravens in the wake of domestic violence charges. While Rice is not currently with a club, he is still a member of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA); therefore, the NFLPA will be assisting Rice […]

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Reshaping the NCAA Market Power Discussion Post-O’Bannon

Ed O’Bannon was a member of the 1995 UCLA Championship Basketball Team, and the Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. O’Bannon, now a car salesman, noticed something one day while watching a child play “NCAA Basketball” produced by Electronic Arts. What he noticed was a player, wearing the same number as he did, same height, and near […]

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New NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Begins Push To Raise Age Requirement

Within hours of becoming the new NBA commissioner, Adam Silver made it clear that raising the age requirement to enter the NBA draft would be a key piece of his agenda.  Currently, the league requires that players be at least 19 years old to join.  Silver argues that raising the age requirement to 20 would […]

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NFL Lawsuit Off To Mediation

The Honorable Anita B. Brody of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced Monday that the National Football League and the approximate 4,000 individuals suing the League must go to mediation.  Former NFL players who suffered or fear permanent brain damage due to football-related concussions are suing the League for negligence and […]

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The Fantasy Sports Trade Association Creates New Rules

Marc Edelman was recently published in Forbes where he discusses the new rules of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association which it hopes will help them skirt certain legal hurdles.

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