Tag Archives: Fordham Sports Law Forum

The Right of Publicity and College Sports Broadcasting

College Athletes Living in Poverty In a study conducted by the National College Players Association, based on a comparison between the 2011 national poverty line and Football Bowl Subdivision Series (FBS) room and board portions of full athletic scholarships, at least 85% percent of FBS players live below the poverty line.[1] Similarly, Shabazz Napier, now […]

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Shooting for Equality: USWNT Stars File Wage Discrimination Complaint

The Players’ Cause of Action It is not often that members of one of the most successful teams in a country make significantly less than their unsuccessful counterparts. However, this is exactly the case with the two United States national soccer teams. In their Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint[1] against the United States Soccer […]

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