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Dwayne Haskins Early Career and Release
Dwayne Haskins Early Career and Release

When Dwayne Haskins was drafted 15th overall by the Washington Football Team (“WFT”), the former Ohio State standout was expected to make a big impact.

By Johnathan Nucci, 2L at Penn State Law and President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society
Tags: Football, Washington Football Team, NFL, Dwayne Haskins
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The Media and NIL
The Media and NIL

As we read about the flurry of collegiate NIL proposals, whether from California that led with the first legislation, (and which is currently being revised), or Florida that will, in theory, be the first law to actually go into the defect, or various forms of proposed NCAA or national legislation, the impact on the broadcasters gets almost no attention.

By Bobby Hacker, SLA Board Member, Attorney at Law and Sports Media Consultant
Tags: NIL, NCAA, NLRA, O'Bannon
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Kick-Start Your New Year with Our SLA Chat Series, TX-OK-LA Edition
Kick-Start Your New Year with Our SLA Chat Series, TX-OK-LA Edition

SLA Members in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas are invited to join us on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 5:00 pm Central for a limited-space, informal chat led by Vicky Neumeyer, SVP & General Counsel, New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, and Brandon James, VP of Basketball Administration & Deputy General Counsel, San Antonio Spurs. 

Tags: SLA Chat Series
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Congratulations!
Congratulations!

It is with great pleasure......

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Once We Know, We'll Know What to Do
Once We Know, We'll Know What to Do

In a Facebook post last Saturday, after reading an online CNN article “What protesters say is fueling their anger," I wondered what I could do to help eliminate racism, which is causing so much harm to our collective humanity.  I wasn’t sure what to do first.

As a law professor and member of the Sports Lawyers Association (including 2 years as its president and 18 years on its board of directors) for 30+ years, I’ve had the good fortune of getting to know and work with many persons of color as students and professional colleagues.  I’ve become friends with many of them.  During the past couple days, I learned that I didn’t know some of them very well.

 

causing so much harm to our collective humanity

 

causing so much harm to our collective humanity

 

By Matthew J. Mitten, Professor of Law and Executive Director, National Sports Law Institute, Marquette University Law School
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WFTDA COVID-19 Guidelines to Return to Roller Derby
WFTDA COVID-19 Guidelines to Return to Roller Derby

The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) is the international governing body of women’s flat track roller derby representing more than 450 member leagues on 6 continents. The member leagues are independently run amateur sports leagues.

By Trisha Newman
Tags: COVID-19, Roller Derby, WFTDA
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