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A Potential Seismic Shift in European Soccer

UEFA’s Champions League is one of the most exciting and interesting tournaments in sports. Clubs across every major soccer league in Europe compete against one another, giving fans the chance to watch historic matches between big clubs such as Liverpool and Barcelona, while also giving smaller clubs the chance to try and play Cinderella. Given […]

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Why U.S. Soccer’s Alleged Conspiracy with FIFA to Restrict League Games Could be Good for World Soccer

In April 2019, Relevent Sports Group (“Relevent”) filed an antitrust lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation (“U.S. Soccer”). The lawsuit alleged that U.S. Soccer unlawfully conspired with Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and Soccer United Marketing (SUM) to deny permission for foreign league soccer matches to be played in the United States, with […]

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Disgruntled Daily Fantasy Players Pull the New York Yankees Back into the MLB Sign-Stealing Scandal

While Kristopher R. Olson brought his class action suit against Major League Baseball (MLB), the Houston Astros, and the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees have since been dragged into the case as an interested party-appellee-cross-appellant. Tabloids thrive by sensationalizing “grains of truth”, and even making up stories.[1]  The bigger the celebrity, the more […]

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College Football’s COVID-Induced Identity Crisis

The conversations and disagreements surrounding the suspension of college football have illuminated an ongoing societal dissensus regarding whether college football is an amateur-based venture or a semi-professional enterprise. In mid-August, the Big Ten and Pac-12 became the first of the Power 5 collegiate sports conferences to formally postpone their respective football seasons as a result […]

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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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