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1. NCAA First Ever NIL-Era Sanctions

February 2023: the month in which we celebrated Black History; the month of love; and the month in which the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) issued its first-ever penalties for name, image, and likeness (“NIL”) violations. Ten (10) months since the inception of the Interim NIL Policy, the NCAA found that the head coach of the University of Miami, Florida (hereinafter, “Miami”) women's basketball team violated the NCAA rules by facilitating impermissible contact between two team prospects and a booster, as well as violating regulations on publicity before signing. The NCAA determined that there were violations as it relates to the rules on a head coach’s responsibility.

Tags: NIL, NCAA, College Athletes
By Maria Aiello, SLA Next Gen Committee Member
2. Profiting from Student-Athletes' Biometric Data and the Legal Landscape

Athlete biometric data refers to an athlete's physical or physiological characteristics, such as heart rate, body temperature, or sleep patterns. The aggregation and measurements of athlete biometric data can be extremely valuable for various purposes, including improving an athlete's performance and detecting oncoming injuries. Wearable technologies provide valuable insights to student-athletes and coaches, who can track student-athlete performance through smartwatches, sensors, and other equipment.

Tags: Athlete Biometrics, NIL, NCAA, CPRA, BIPA
By Raul J. Muniz, SLA Member
3. Dear College Sports:

Boy did I love you.  Regional play with long-standing rivalries.  Home and away with conference games that did not burden athletes with the long travel that could, heaven forbid, impact studies, (and bowl games don’t count!).   Alas, that is fast becoming a memory as the Pac 12 (let alone Pac 10 or my beloved Pac 8) has an expiration date as UCLA and USC announced that as of ’24 they are both off to the Big Ten.  One can only surmise that the logistics and stresses of East Coast games are all worth the bigger payday for being a part of the Big Ten.  Cynical?  Absolutely.

Tags: college sports, power 5, NIL, NCAA, Pac10
By Bobby Hacker, Robert A. Hacker, Attorney at Law and Sports Media Consulting
4. 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
5. The Media and NIL

As we read about the flurry of collegiate NIL proposals, whether from California that led with the first legislation, (and which is currently being revised), or Florida that will, in theory, be the first law to actually go into the defect, or various forms of proposed NCAA or national legislation, the impact on the broadcasters gets almost no attention.

Tags: NIL, NCAA, NLRA, O'Bannon
By Bobby Hacker, SLA Board Member, Attorney at Law and Sports Media Consultant
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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.

Tags: California, Washington, Maryland, Northwestern football, Ramogi Huma, Nancy Skinner, Drew Stokesbary, Brooke Lierman, Jordan McNair, NCAA
9. Analysis: DJ Durkin's Future at Maryland

Maryland football coach DJ Durkin has been on administrative leave since an August media report detailed the "toxic culture" inside the school's football program. In light of the program's recent turmoil, how will Durkin's employment status be resolved?

Tags: Maryland, DJ Durkin, NCAA, Jordan McNair, Rod Walters, Wes Robinson, Craig Nordwall, Rick Court
10. Analysis: The Latest FLSA Case Against the NCAA Has Gone Further Than Any of its Predecessors

Lawrence "Poppy" Livers' FLSA claims against Villanova and the NCAA have reached the discovery phase of litigation, putting him a step closer to victory than any other college athlete pressing similar claims.

Tags: NCAA, Fair Labor Standards Act, Lawrence Livers, Michael Baylson, federal court, discovery, employee

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