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Key Sports Law Developments to Watch in 2019
January 15, 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.

Analysis: DJ Durkin's Future at Maryland
October 13, 2018
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?

Analysis: The Latest FLSA Case Against the NCAA Has Gone Further Than Any of its Predecessors
September 14, 2018
Analysis: The Latest FLSA Case Against the NCAA Has Gone Further Than Any of its Predecessors

Lawrence "Poppy" Livers' FLSA claims against Villanova and the NCAA have reached the discovery phase of litigation, putting him a step closer to victory than any other college athlete pressing similar claims.

Sports Law Development of the Week: NCAA Show-Cause Order Issued to Former USC Coach Todd McNair Declared Illegal by California Judge
September 10, 2018
Sports Law Development of the Week: NCAA Show-Cause Order Issued to Former USC Coach Todd McNair Declared Illegal by California Judge

In the latest saga in the long-running Todd McNair matter, a Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge has found NCAA show-cause orders, which in McNair's case restricted his ability to recruit, to be illegal under California law. 

Sports Law Development of the Week: NCAA Clears Michigan State of Violations in Nassar Case
September 5, 2018
Sports Law Development of the Week: NCAA Clears Michigan State of Violations in Nassar Case

Michigan State has, for now, been cleared of any NCAA violations for its role in the Larry Nassar scandal and for its alleged mishandling of sexual assault complaints against its athletes.

Analysis: Can Ohio State Fire Urban Meyer For Cause?
August 2, 2018
Analysis: Can Ohio State Fire Urban Meyer For Cause?

Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer has come under fire for his handling of domestic violence and stalking allegations against his former assistant coach. Under his contract, Meyer could be fired for cause and face other legal consequences for his role in this growing scandal.

Sports Law Development of the Week: Seventh Circuit Deals Another Blow to NCAA Transfer Rule Challenge
June 27, 2018
Sports Law Development of the Week: Seventh Circuit Deals Another Blow to NCAA Transfer Rule Challenge

The Seventh Circuit's ruling in Deppe is the latest setback for athletes attempting to invalidate the NCAA's rules restricting their ability to freely transfer between institutions.

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