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CONTRACTING IN THE AGE OF CORONAVIRUS
CONTRACTING IN THE AGE OF CORONAVIRUS

March Madness – Cancelled

Major League Baseball – Indefinitely Postponed Opening Day

National Basketball Association – Indefinitely Postponed Season

Olympics – Postponed??

By Nerissa Coyle McGinn Partner, Chief Diversity Partner Loeb & Loeb LLP
New Definitions in the Media Landscape
New Definitions in the Media Landscape

What is television; has it become an outdated term; and, should we simply use the word "media?"

By Bobby Hacker
The Future of NCAA Name, Image & Likeness Legislation
The Future of NCAA Name, Image & Likeness Legislation

As it stands now, 26 states representing 69% of the United States population have passed or are drafting state legislation surrounding Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) pertaining to NCAA Student Athletes.

By Dylan Harriger, Franklin Pierce School of Law, University of New Hampshire
Sports Law Symposiums
March 9, 2020
Sports Law Symposiums

Every spring, law schools around the country symposiums and conferences focused on sports law.  

By Warren K. Zola
Breaking Into the Sports Law Industry
February 25, 2020
Breaking Into the Sports Law Industry

Breaking into sports law can seem challenging and overwhelming, but a commitment to developing one’s skills and network will pay dividends in the long run.

By Warren K. Zola
Job Opportunity Available
July 24, 2019
Job Opportunity Available

Career Opening at ASU!

By SLA Admin
SLA Then, Now and Tomorrow
May 28, 2019
SLA Then, Now and Tomorrow

Hear from some of the top lawyers in the sports industry and members of the Sports Lawyers Association as they walk you through how they got to where they are and where the SLA is going. Former SLA President (May 2015 – May 2017) and Executive Director of the National Sports Law Institute and Professor of Law at Marquette University Law School, Matt Mitten is joined by SLA Immediate Past President and Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Nona Lee and SLA President and Attorney for Robert A. Hacker Attorney at Law and Sports Media Consulting, Bobby Hacker. Listen while they share their insights into how they broke into the sports law industry and offer tips on how you can too. Feel free to sit back, relax and enjoy 15 minutes of tips and insights. Be sure to tweet us your thoughts about the podcast @sportslawyers and let us know what topics you want to see covered in the future! Enjoy!

SLA Conference Preview
May 13, 2019
SLA Conference Preview

The Sports Lawyers Association's annual conference will be held May 15-18 in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Key Sports Law Legislation: College Athletes Rights
February 23, 2019
Key Sports Law Legislation: College Athletes Rights

California, Maryland, and Washington have all introduced legislation that would bolster the economic and labor rights of college athletes in those states -- and perhaps create conflict with NCAA rules in the process.

Key Sports Law Legislation: Sports Gaming, Gambling, and Betting
February 16, 2019
Key Sports Law Legislation: Sports Gaming, Gambling, and Betting

In 2019 alone, 28 states have introduced legislation that would legalize sports gambling or expand a state's current sports gambling market. The SLA Blog canvasses six states' legislative proposals.