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1. Are NFTs Securities? Examining the Ongoing Dapper Labs 'NBA Topshot' Case

The astronomical rise and downfall of Non-Fungible Tokens ("NFTs") have led to many legal uncertainties surrounding these blockchain-based digital assets. While some leagues, teams, and players have launched their own NFT projects to enhance the fan experience, such as digital commemorative tickets or access to fan communities, a few NFT projects have been caught in the legal crossfire. One of those companies tied up in a lawsuit is Dapper Labs, which has licensing deals with the NBA, NFL, and UFC. Read more about Dapper Labs' NBA Top Shot lawsuit here. 

Tags: NFTs, Token, The Dapper Labs, Cyptocurrency, NBA, UFC, Blockchain
By Josh Goldberg, SLA Next Gen Committee Member
2. Was Kyrie Irving's Suspension from the Nets a Violation of Labor Law?

From his franchise-history-making signing back in 2019 to last week’s move to the Dallas Mavericks, Kyrie Irving has continuously made both himself and the Brooklyn Nets the main topic of discourse surrounding the sport. Among these discussions were allegations of Irving spreading antisemitic rhetoric, when he received public backlash after posting a link to a film on his social media. 

Tags: Labor Law, NBPA, NBA, Kyrie Irving, Suspension, Dallas Mavericks, Brooklyn Nets
By Lauren Mattice, SLA NextGen Committee Member
3. College Athletics: What a Long Strange Trip it Has Been

“Lately it occurs to me
What a long strange trip it's been”

Tags: NCAA, Alston, NBA
By Warren K. Zola, Carroll School of Management, Boston College
4. 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.
5. Sports Law Development of the Week: Milwaukee Bucks Player Sues City of Milwaukee, city Police Chief, and 8 Officers Over January Incident

In late June, Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown filed a federal lawsuit over an incident in January 2018, when he claims eight Milwaukee police officers beat, tased, and unlawfully arrested him for a parking violation.

Tags: Sterling Brown, NBA, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Police Department

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