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TAMU Seeks Assistant Professor in Sport Management for Fall 2021

The Position The Division of Sport Management (SPMT) at Texas A&M University seeks qualified applicants for a newly created Assistant Professor position. Applicants must possess an earned Doctorate in Sport Management or an appropriate and closely related discipline. Through their research agenda, demonstrated by publications in medium to high impact journals, applicants must also indicate…
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LawInSport Annual Conference – Understand the Rules of the Game 2020

It was announced today that this year’s LawInSport Annual Conference – ‘Understand the Rules of The Game 2020’ will take place November 10-20, 2020 in a digital format with 16 sessions over 10 days as well as 9 open forums for networking and debate. The LawInSport Annual Conference has a reputation as one of the “must-attend” and…
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Sports Lawyer To Co-Lead Firm’s Initiative to Retain and Elevate Female Attorneys

Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney launched a new women’s initiative earlier this month, kicking off a three-pronged program to improve retention and elevation of female attorneys within the firm. Called Forward Together, the program is led by shareholders Jill Felkins and Carla Varriale-Barker, and it focuses on education, mentorship and networking. Varriale-Barker is Chair of…
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UCLA Seeks Executive Director of the Ziffren Institute for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law

Recruitment Period Open September 17th, 2020 through Thursday, Nov 12, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Description The Ziffren Institute for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law at UCLA School of Law is seeking an Executive Director to lead this signature Institute. The Executive Director will be expected to build on the Institute’s existing strengths in…
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Sports Medicine and the Law Tackles Wide Spectrum of Topics in Latest Issue – Check out the Headlines Below

Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, announced today the availability of the summer issue of Sports Medicine and the Law (SML). Supported by Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP, the preeminent law firm when it comes to representing clients in the niche, the latest issue features the following articles: New Bellwether…
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Activision Blizzard Names Tony Petitti, an MLB Executive and attorney, as President of Sports & Entertainment

Activision Blizzard, Inc. has announced the appointment of Major League Baseball’s Tony Petitti as President of Sports and Entertainment. In his new role, reporting to Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick, Petitti will oversee esports, consumer products, and film and television. “Tony is one of the most highly regarded executives in sports and entertainment,” said Bobby…
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Ohio State Study Shows Cardiac MRI Effective in Identifying Myocarditis in Athletes

A cardiac MRI is effective in identifying inflammation of the heart muscle in athletes and can help determine when those who have recovered from COVID-19 can safely return to play in competitive sports, according to a new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. The research is published online in JAMA…
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Ellen J. Staurowsky Named Professor, Sports Media, Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College

Nationally known sports law professor Ellen J. Staurowsky has left Drexel University to take a full-time position as a professor at the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College. She will continue to teach one to two graduate-level classes at Drexel. Staurowsky was previously professor & graduate chair at Ithaca from August 1992…
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More Than 33 Million Americans To Bet on NFL Season

Approximately 13 percent of American adults plan to bet on National Football League (NFL) games this year despite lower enthusiasm from fans in general about the 2020-21 season, according to a new survey from the American Gaming Association (AGA). Of the estimated 33.2 million adults who plan to bet on this NFL season: 20 percent (6.6…
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Drake Group Applauds U.S. Senate ‘Athletes’ Bill of Rights’ – Proposes Congressional Legislation

On August 3, 2020 U.S. Senators Cory Booker, Richard Blumenthal, Christopher Murphy, Kirsten Gillibrand, Ron Wyden, Mazie Hirono, and Kamala Harris issued a “College Athletes Bill of Rights” statement that sought to advance justice and opportunity for college athletes and promised future legislation to realize their position. On August 13, they were joined by Senators…
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