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June 20, 2018
Sports Law Development of the Week: Federal Judge Rules Former NFL Player Wrongly Denied Disability Benefits
Sports Law Development of the Week: Federal Judge Rules Former NFL Player Wrongly Denied Disability Benefits

Former NFL player Darryl Ashmore granted benefits under Player Disability and Neurocognitive Benefit Plan after federal judge finds Plan made erroneous decisions and acted arbitrarily and capriciously.

Tags: NFL, Player Disability and Neurocognitive Benefit Plan, Darryl Ashmore, federal court
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June 13, 2018
Sports Law Development of the Week: Trevor Bauer Sues Training Company Over Unauthorized Use of his Intellectual Property
Sports Law Development of the Week: Trevor Bauer Sues Training Company Over Unauthorized Use of his Intellectual Property

Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer filed a federal lawsuit in Louisiana alleging a baseball training organization misappropriated his intellectual property and trademarks when it analyzed his pitching style.

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June 6, 2018
Sports Law Development of the Week: Concussion Lawsuit Facing U.S. Soccer Federation
Sports Law Development of the Week: Concussion Lawsuit Facing U.S. Soccer Federation

Two youth soccer players have filed a putative class action lawsuit against the U.S Soccer Federation and the U.S. Youth Soccer Association for failing to require players to wear protective headgear, which they say could have reduced concussion and other head injury risks.

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May 30, 2018
Sports Law Development of the Week: Keith Humphery's Title IX Lawsuit Against Michigan State
Sports Law Development of the Week: Keith Humphery's Title IX Lawsuit Against Michigan State

Former Michigan State football player Keith Mumphery has sued the school over its handling of the sexual misconduct claims against him, claiming it violated his due process right and protections under Title IX.

Tags: Title IX, Michigan State, Keith Mumphery, Houston Texans, NFL, sexual misconduct, Dear Colleague Letter, due process
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May 16, 2018
Sports Law Development of the Week: Skechers Sues Adidas Over Involvement in FBI-NCAA Probe
Sports Law Development of the Week: Skechers Sues Adidas Over Involvement in FBI-NCAA Probe

Skechers hits Adidas with unfair competition and false advertised charges in a complaint filed in California federal court. This is just the latest legal feud between the two footwear industry rivals.

Tags: Skechers, Adidas, NCAA, FBI, Lanham Act, Business Law, Unfair Competition, False Advertising, Federal Trade Commission
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April 30, 2018
Featured document of the week for the week of April 30
Featured document of the week for the week of April 30

Every week on the SLA Blog, we will focus on at least one specific document recently added to the SLA library. 

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