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Spurs Seeking Assistant General Counsel

Spurs Sports & Entertainment (SS&E) is seeking an experienced attorney to join our family! The person in this role will manage corporate legal matters, examine, and draft business agreements, manage intellectual property, support corporate governance, company policy, human resources, and insurance matters. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the community we serve and…
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Miami Law Continues Fast Stride into Innovation – First Law School to Teach Sneaker Law as Full Course

By Lauren Beiley This spring, Miami Law will be the first U.S. law school with a week-long, full course in the emerging area of Sneaker Law. Provided through the school’s LL.M. in Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law, and encompassing the areas of intellectual property law, sports law, and labor law, the course will cover an…
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Foley to Host ‘The Comeback: Sports in a Worldwide Pandemic’ on May 12

Foley & Lardner’s Sports & Entertainment Group, along with sports industry author and adviser Rick Horrow, will host its next Leadership Insight series – The Comeback: Sports in a Worldwide Pandemic – on May 12 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST. “Our third installment focuses on covering all aspects of the business in and…
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Ithaca to Host The State of Gender Equity in College Sport on May 10

The Ithaca College Park School of Communications will host a virtual program, entitled The State of Gender Equity in College Sport, on May 10, from 7 to 8:30 pm (EST). The program, which will be moderated by Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, Professor, Sports Media, Roy H. Park School of Communications, Ithaca College, will feature “a discussion…
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Greenberg Traurig’s Dana Hooper Lands Nike Endorsement Deal for Professional Soccer Player

Dana L. Hooper, a shareholder in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP‘s Phoenix office, negotiated and secured a multi-year contract with Nike for professional soccer player Simone Charley. Charley is currently a forward for the Portland Thorns FC in the National Women’s Soccer League and has played internationally for Canberra United in Australia. An Alabama…
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NASCAR Is Seeking a Corporate Counsel

NASCAR has announced it is seeking a corporate counsel for its legal team. NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Corporate Counsel based in our Daytona Beach, Florida office. The Corporate Counsel will be responsible for wide range of general corporate legal and competition work in support of NASCAR, IMSA, ARCA…
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$1 Million Dollar Bitcoin Wager on Kentucky Derby Revealed by BUSR

BUSR, a boutique online gaming company that boasts celebrity clientele and professional athletes, today announced a record bitcoin wager on the Kentucky Derby. In 2018, the largest wager on the Kentucky Derby using bitcoin was made at BUSR by an executive of a private investment company headquartered in Boston and New York. This individual bet…
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NCAA Board of Governors Reaffirms Commitment to Updating Name, Image and Likeness Rules

With a number of state laws ready to take effect soon, the NCAA’s top governing body reinforced its commitment Tuesday to modernizing NCAA rules around name, image and likeness this summer. “The NCAA and its members remain committed to providing a path for student-athletes to benefit from name, image and likeness opportunities,” the NCAA Board…
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Herrick Hosts Rewriting the Playbook: How Sports Organizations Are Preparing for a Safe Return to Play on April 28

Herrick’s Sports Law Group will host on April 28 at 11 a.m. EST “an engaging conversation with some of the most influential industry thought leaders discussing the considerations and decisions behind welcoming fans, employees and athletes back to live events. Learn more about what innovative changes have been made to enrich everyone’s experience.” Among the…
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Hogan Lovells Advises Pulse Sports & Entertainment on Deal to Represent Everton Football Club in U.S. Expansion

Hogan Lovells advised Pulse Sports & Entertainment (PSE) in an agreement to represent the English Premier League Everton Football Club in its plans to grow strategic partnerships and further develop a presence in the Americas. The English Premier League club, founded in 1878, rolled out its new International strategy identifying North America as a key…
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