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1. Negotiating NFTs for Athletes

“It’s better to be last to be good than first to be bad.”

-David Herrmann, social media expert

While non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”) in the form of collectible digital artwork are a hot commodity, my advice is not to rush to ink the first deal put in front of your athlete client. Here’s why in what is admittedly not a legal treatise but rather a dealmaker’s tip sheet.

Tags: NFT, Patrick Mahomes, NFL, Golden State Warriors, Washington Football Team, New Jersey Devils, Rob Gronkowski
By Jerome Fogel, Partner, Fogel & Potamianos LLP
2. The Hundred Billion Dollar Question

Now that all of the NFL broadcast deals have been reported finalized, other than further filling the coffers of the NFL, what are the takeaways?

Tags: NFL, ESPN, Peacock, FOX, CBS, ABS, NBC
By Bobby Hacker, SLA Board Member, Attorney at Law and Sports Media Consultant
3. The New in NFL Renewals

As we see more and more stories about the incumbent networks renewing NFL deals, I think we might ask some questions about what is or could be new in those deals.  Admittedly, for the first time since 1998, I am not in the room on negotiating one of those deals, but as I have read a variety of reports there is one word that has truly piqued my interest: Peacock.


Tags: NFL, ESPN, CBS, NBC, FOX, Peacock
By Bobby Hacker, SLA Board Member, Attorney at Law and Sports Media Consultant
4. Dwayne Haskins Early Career and Release

When Dwayne Haskins was drafted 15th overall by the Washington Football Team (“WFT”), the former Ohio State standout was expected to make a big impact.

Tags: Football, Washington Football Team, NFL, Dwayne Haskins
By Johnathan Nucci, 2L at Penn State Law and President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society
5. Antitrust Arguments Against NFL Relocation Take a Hit as Raiders, NFL Prevail Over City of Oakland

Last week, Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed the City of Oakland’s case against the now-Las Vegas Raiders.

Tags: NFL, Raiders
By Eli Nachmany is a J.D. Candidate at Harvard Law School in the Class of 2022, where he serves as Managing Editor (Print) of the Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law and as a member of the Harvard Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law's execu
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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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