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1. Good for the Game of Golf? The Merger Heard Round the World

The PGA TOUR (“Tour”) has decided to do an about-face that is surrounded by controversy. The Tour’s commissioner, Jay Monahan, has been at the center of the debate due to his zero-tolerance stance for LIV Golf (“LIV”). In June of 2023, the world of golf spun into a frenzy due to the rumblings of, and eventual admission of, the intended merger between the Tour, LIV, and DP World Tour.

Tags: LIV Golf, PGA, DOJ, MLB, Sherman Act, Clayton Act, Big Five
By Dwan Samuel
2. MLB's All-Star Game Boycott is Not Enough

While I applaud Major League Baseball’s willingness to stand against the racist segregationists in Georgia’s state legislature, ultimately the decision to pull the 2021 MLB All-Star Game from Georgia is a missed opportunity if MLB does not do more than simply take its ball and go away.

Tags: MLB, All-Star Game, Georgia
By David Cornwell, Sports Attorney
3. There's a Storm Brewing in Baseball

There is a storm brewing in baseball and the current pandemic is exacerbating the situation. The current collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) was finalized on November 30, 2016, and is scheduled to expire on December 1, 2021. 

Tags: MLBPA, CBA, Baseball, MLB, MiLB
By Warren K. Zola, Carroll School of Management, Boston College
4. Sports Law Development of the Week: Dustin Fowler's Negligence Suit Against White Sox Remanded to Illinois State Court

After suffering a significant injury at the White Sox's Guaranteed Rate Field in his June 2017 MLB debut, then-Yankees player Dustin Fowler sued the club in Illinois state court. After removal to federal court, the case was remanded to Illinois state court in late June.

Tags: Dustin Fowler, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, remand, removal, LMRA, MLB, collective bargaining agreement, federal court, state court

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