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1. "It's Coming to Ohio" – Sports Betting Likely on the way to Buckeye Country

Since New Jersey’s landmark Supreme Court victory in 2018, states across the country have passed legislation to legalize sports betting. Recently, this wave of legislation has made its way to Buckeye country. Ohio now stands poised to be the next state to allow fans to not only risk their sanity while watching their favorite team but their money too. 

Tags: COVID-19, Sports Betting
By Jonah Samples, Esquire Associate Attorney at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
2. 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.

Tags: COVID-19, Roller Derby, WFTDA
By Trisha Newman
3. The Impact of COVID-19 on Your Professional and Personal Life

As an aspiring sports attorney currently practicing work comp defense, I’ve been reaching out and connecting with sports law industry leaders over the past year—each conversation providing valuable insight and knowledge.

Tags: COVID-19, Work at Home, Challenges, Pre-Pandemic
By Zachary J. Kastelic
4. Is the NFL Draft Illegal?

Sports may be on hold for the foreseeable future due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but that has not stopped the world of sports from moving forward. Between the early introduction of ESPN’s Michael Jordan documentary, “The Last Dance”, and the annual NFL Draft, the sports world is keeping fans at ease.

Tags: NFL, NFL Draft, COVID-19, Sherman Antitrust Act
By Trevor Brown, JD Candidate Class of 2021, University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law
5. 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. 

Tags: COVID-19, eSports Wagering, NBA, NASCAR, iRACING, games of skill
By Nicholas A. Plinio, Jackson Lewis P.C.
6. 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
7. 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. 
Tags: COVID-19, ncaa
By John Nucci, Penn State Law and President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society
8. 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

Tags: COVID-19, Pandemic, Live Broadcasting, Unions, Collective Bargaining
By Bobby Hacker
9. Florida Deems Professional Sports an Essential Service: What This Could Mean for The Return of Sports

SLA  Law Student Member Submission:

Rumors are swirling on when sports leagues will return to action. The most recent attempt by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fell short. Last week, UFC’s Dana White stated he was in the process of buying a private island to hold UFC events.

Tags: COVID-19, WWE, UFC, NFL, NHA, NBS, MLS, ESPN Governor DeSantis, Pandemic
By Dylan Harriger

SLA Member Submission:

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

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

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