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May 13, 2019
SLA Conference Preview
SLA Conference Preview

The Sports Lawyers Association's annual conference will be held May 15-18 in Phoenix, Arizona. 

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February 23, 2019
Key Sports Law Legislation: College Athletes Rights
Key Sports Law Legislation: College Athletes Rights

California, Maryland, and Washington have all introduced legislation that would bolster the economic and labor rights of college athletes in those states -- and perhaps create conflict with NCAA rules in the process.

Tags: California, Washington, Maryland, Northwestern football, Ramogi Huma, Nancy Skinner, Drew Stokesbary, Brooke Lierman, Jordan McNair, NCAA
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February 16, 2019
Key Sports Law Legislation: Sports Gaming, Gambling, and Betting
Key Sports Law Legislation: Sports Gaming, Gambling, and Betting

In 2019 alone, 28 states have introduced legislation that would legalize sports gambling or expand a state's current sports gambling market. The SLA Blog canvasses six states' legislative proposals.

Tags: Sports gambling, Sports gaming, sports betting
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January 15, 2019
Key Sports Law Developments to Watch in 2019
Key Sports Law Developments to Watch in 2019

Issues relating to sports gambling, college sports, Colin Kaepernick's collusion claims, and much more will dot the sports law landscape in 2019.

Tags: sports law
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October 13, 2018
Analysis: DJ Durkin's Future at Maryland
Analysis: DJ Durkin's Future at Maryland

Maryland football coach DJ Durkin has been on administrative leave since an August media report detailed the "toxic culture" inside the school's football program. In light of the program's recent turmoil, how will Durkin's employment status be resolved?

Tags: Maryland, DJ Durkin, NCAA, Jordan McNair, Rod Walters, Wes Robinson, Craig Nordwall, Rick Court
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October 6, 2018
Sports Law Development of the Week: D.C. Council member Proposes Sports Gambling Legalization and Regulation Bill
Sports Law Development of the Week: D.C. Council member Proposes Sports Gambling Legalization and Regulation Bill

D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans aims to legalize sports gambling in the nation's capital by the start of the next MLB season. But how will sports wagering actually work in D.C.? Cameron Miller analyzes the "Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018" in his latest SLA Blog post.

Tags: sports gambling, sports wagering, sports betting, Washington, D.C., Jack Evans, U.S. Congress, Muriel Bowser, PASPA
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