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Kerry Bubolz, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Las Vegas Golden Knights, to Give Keynote Address at Upcoming SRLA Conference

The Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) will hold its annual meeting at the Tuscany Suites and Casino in Las Vegas February 22-25, 2023. Kerry Bubolz, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Las Vegas Golden Knights will serve as the keynote speaker, delivering his address on Thursday, February 23 at 12 p.m. SRLA serves…
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Law Professor Questions Proposed New Name of Sports Teams at GWU

Students at George Washington University [GWU] may soon be cheering on their NCAA sports teams by yelling “Go Fog” – or “Fogriders,” or Foghoppers,” or even “Blue Fog” – according to an unauthorized disclosure of what is being called an “undemocratic new GW moniker process” to pick a new name for our sports teams, notes…
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NBA Bans Unnamed Associates of Superstar Ja Morant from Games After Laser Incident

In interviews, Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant comes off as unassuming and friendly. Not so much for some of his friends. Morant tweeted Sunday that one of his friends has been banned from games at FedExForum for a year after a confrontation took place on January 29 between his supporters and members of the Indiana…
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Five Olympic Rowers Protest US Rowing’s Gender Identity Policy in Newsweek: ‘Our Sport is Discriminating Against Females’

The letter in Newsweek begins: USRowing rejected fairness for female rowers of all ages and levels with the release of its updated Gender Identity Policy on December 1. We are a group of former Olympic rowers, and we are enraged that USRowing would adopt a policy that so blatantly discriminates against female athletes in rowing. The…
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Seton Hall Law School Embraces Inclusion in More Ways Than One with Its Sports Law Symposium on February 15-16

The 3rd Annual Seton Hall Law School Sports Law Symposium will be held February 15-16 with the theme of Sports in Time of Change. Presented by the Seton Hall Law School Gaming, Hospitality, Entertainment & Sports (GHamES) Initiative, the event’s organizers embrace an all-inclusive approach by offering a diverse slate of speakers and making it…
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Sports Lawyer Glenn Wong Set to Chair ASU’s Sports Law and Business Program Advisory Board

One of the most prestigious faculty members at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is set to mark the start of a new chapter in his long and storied career. Glenn Wong, Distinguished Professor of Practice and executive director of the Allan “Bud” Selig Sports Law and Business program, will soon move…
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Court Backs Arbitration Ruling in Esports Dispute

(Editor’s note: The following is shared from Hackney Publications’ Esports and the Law, a quarterly newsletter that is complimentary for participants in the Esports and video gaming industry. Subscriptions are available here. Each issue features nine to 12 articles.) By Jared Good FaZe Clan Inc. (hereafter “FaZe Clan”), is one of the most recognizable eSports…
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Southwest Sports Partners Conducts NCAA Compliance and Academic Review at UL Monroe

Southwest Sports Partners, LLC has conducted a “comprehensive” NCAA compliance and academic services review for the University of Louisiana Monroe’s Athletics Department, the company announced . Southwest Sports President/CEO Tom Burnett, a former Division I conference commissioner based in Frisco, Texas, coordinated the Jan. 18-20 review, and Beth Chapman, an accomplished sports attorney with an…
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Film Taps in to Whether Kansas City Chiefs Team Name Is Harmful

As the Kansas City Chiefs prepare to host the AFC Championship game this Sunday, Rob Grabow, writer, producer, co-director, and lead actor in the indie film The Year of the Dog, which touches upon indigenous themes, asks audiences to consider the question, “Is the Kansas City Chiefs team name harmful?” The Year of the Dog, which…
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Sports Law Professor Ellen Staurowsky Named Editor-in-Chief of Title IX Alert

Dr. Ellen J. Staurowsky, Professor, Sports Media at the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College, has accepted the role of Editor-in-Chief for Title IX Alert, a quarterly publication produced by Hackney Publications (HP). Dr. Staurowsky, a recipient of the Faculty Excellence Award three times (2002, 2009, and 2022), was already a Senior Writer for…
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