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A New Way to Train and Prepare for Active Shooter Incidents at Sports Facilities

By Gil Fried, Sports Law Professor at the University of New Haven There are various active shooter training programs out there.  We all have seen them over the years, but one was recently released by an Israeli based security company that works with their Ministry of Defense and I think the platform could be useful…
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Professor Jodi Balsam and Students Launch Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment Law Blog

Jodi S. Balsam, Associate Professor of Clinical Law and Director of Externship Programs at Brooklyn Law School, along with more than 30 students, announced the launch of the Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment Law Blog, a source for news and resources on the intersection of law in sports, music, film, and media. Jordan Goldstein ’22, who…
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Women’s Sports Policy Working Group Launches with Goal to ‘Protect’

Co-sponsors Champion Women and the Duke Center for Sports Law & Policy have announced the official launch of the Women’s Sports Policy Working Group, which will “protect girls’ and women’s sports and accommodate transgender athletes.” Right out of the gate, the Group has created a briefing book, titled A Request to Congress and the Administration…
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Activist Group Calls on NCAA to Clean up Its ‘Trash’

The Drake Group, a national organization of college faculty and others, whose mission “is to defend educational integrity in college sports, warns that unless immediate action is taken, the continued abuse of athletes will stain the college sports industry, bring endless legal action, and most importantly, damage the future well-being of young women and men.”…
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NASCAR Legal Institutes Diversity Internship Program

NASCAR seeks the exceptional, the talented and the driven to contribute to its success as one of North America’s premier sports. Offering opportunities in various areas across the sport, NASCAR encourages innovation and creativity on and off the track. NASCAR Diversity Internship Program – Legal: The 2021 NASCAR Diversity Internship Program is a paid internship…
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Bellarmine University Welcomes Sports Lawyer to Compliance Staff

Brandon Talbert has joined the Bellarmine University athletics department as an Assistant Director of NCAA Compliance. Talbert comes to Bellarmine after spending a year at the University of Central Florida as an athletics compliance coordinator. Prior to his time at Central Florida, Talbert spent several months as a law clerk following nearly two years of…
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Charlotte Hornets Name Tamara Daniels as Its General Counsel

Hornets Sports & Entertainment (HSE) has announced that the organization has named Tamara Daniels Senior Vice President & General Counsel. Daniels, who will serve as a part of HSE’s executive leadership team and will advise and counsel across all areas within the organization, will begin her role with the franchise in February. Daniels joins the…
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EsportsNext Conference Set for March 23-24

If you participate in some form or fashion in the Esports industry, then you’ll definitely want to attend the EsportsNext conference March 23-24. There, the organizers of the online, interactive event suggest you will learn from the best in the industry while growing your contacts. For a limited time, they are offering a special price…
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MLS Commissioner Goes Public with Owners’ Position – ‘a fair proposal to a very difficult situation’ – in Stalled Negotiations

Don Garber, Commissioner of Major League Soccer, sent the following letter to “MLS Fans” this morning, highlighting three-quarters of the way down the fact that owners made “a fair proposal to a very difficult situation.” The letter: “On behalf of everyone at Major League Soccer and our clubs, I hope that despite the challenges we…
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USA Swimming Condemns Former Gold Medal Winner Klete Keller for Role During the U.S. Capitol Insurrection

USA Swimming has issued the following statement about gold medal winner Klete Keller, whose involvement in the insurrection has been widely reported: “Since first learning of Mr. Keller’s possible involvement in the events of January 6, and awaiting official confirmation or charges by law enforcement, we made it very clear in responses to the media…
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