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Will the Absence of Live Sports During COVID-19 Drive States to Approve eSports Sports Wagering Legislation?
Will the Absence of Live Sports During COVID-19 Drive States to Approve eSports Sports Wagering Legislation?

Among those hit hardest by the loss of live sports during the COVID-19 pandemic is the sports wagering industry. 

By Nicholas A. Plinio, Jackson Lewis P.C.
Tags: COVID-19, eSports Wagering, NBA, NASCAR, iRACING, games of skill
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Forum: The Lessons of Joe Leccese
Forum: The Lessons of Joe Leccese

In these uncertain times, we appreciate our sports community and the sharing of information.  To that end, here is something from our friend, Abe Madkourf from the Sports Business Journal, a good friend and sponsor of the SLA.

Tags: CAA World Congress, Joe Leccese, Adam Silver, SBJ
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COVID-19: Is Sports Adjusting To The New Normal And What Does It Mean For You?
COVID-19: Is Sports Adjusting To The New Normal And  What Does It Mean For You?

While quarantined and maintaining your social distance invest a little time in yourself and learn something new from a three-part SLA podcast series focused on the impact of COVID-19 on sports. 

Tags: COVID-19, New Normal
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Peeling Back the Onion: Sports Production During a Pandemic
Peeling Back the Onion:  Sports Production During a Pandemic

SLA Member Submission:

As we move through the COVID 19 pandemic our sports world has been put on hold.  Clearly without widespread testing, especially, and the reality of asymptomatic carriers, one must ask when is the right time?  I am not talking about the granular issues related to the science, but some practical concerns that those who have never sat in a production truck might not understand

By Bobby Hacker
Tags: COVID-19, Pandemic, Live Broadcasting, Unions, Collective Bargaining
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Can the NCAA Justify Playing Games Without Fans?
Can the NCAA Justify Playing Games Without Fans?
SLA Law Student Member Submission:
 
Can the NCAA Justify Playing Games Without Fans? The question of whether to compensate college athletes has been a hot topic for many years. Given the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty surrounding college athletics, the question has resurfaced with new implications. Opponents argue that college athletes are amateurs. 
By John Nucci, Penn State Law and President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society
Tags: COVID-19, ncaa
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CONTRACTING IN THE AGE OF CORONAVIRUS
Contracting in the  Age Of Coronavirus

SLA Member Submission:

March Madness – Cancelled: Major League Baseball – Indefinitely Postponed Opening Day: National Basketball Association – Indefinitely Postponed Season: Olympics – Postponed??

By Nerissa Coyle McGinn Partner, Chief Diversity Partner Loeb & Loeb LLP
Tags: COVID-19, Contracts, Force Majeure, Advertising, Sponsorship
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