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To Introduce HBCU Students and Students of Color to Careers in Sports Business, First and Pen and SBRnet launch Get in the Game Conference

To introduce and connect diverse talent within the sports business industry, First and Pen and SBRnet are excited to launch sports business conference, Get In The Game. The inaugural event, will take place October 6th-8th, 2023 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD and bring together students of color from HBCUs and surrounding institutions…
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First Ever Seattle Panel Discussion on NIL Adds More Subject Matter Experts

The Pacific Northwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business (PNALSB) announced its latest additions to its highly anticipated NIL Colloquium, the first ever to be held in Seattle, Washington. The panel discussion takes place on April 14th, 2023, 8:30 a.m., at Seattle University’s School of Law. All the panelists are subject matter experts in NIL…
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Latest Issue of Sports Litigation Alert Touches on FTX, NIL, Coaching Contracts, Harvard Lawsuit and Many, Many Other Current Developments in Sports Law

Hackney Publications announced today that it was making its latest issue of Sports Litigation Alert, published on February 24, 2023, the new sample issue on the site, a reflection of the issue’s “strength,” according to Editor and Publisher Holt Hackney. “We pride ourselves on providing provocative insight and thought leadership on the sports law issues…
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New NCAA President Set to Embrace Football Bowl Subdivision Athletic Directors at LEAD1 Association Conference

LEAD1 Association (LEAD1), which represents the athletics directors of the 131-member institutions of the Football Bowl Subdivision (“FBS”), has announced that new NCAA President Charlie Baker will attend its closed-door LEAD1 member athletics director-only meeting, as well as subsequently kick off LEAD1’s Forum open to all attendees as the keynote speaker. LEAD1’s Official Spring Member…
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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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Sports Law Professor Michael A. Ross Named Senior Writer for Journal of NCAA Compliance

Michael A. Ross, the Department Chair, an Assistant Professor of Sport Management at Shorter University, and a PhD student at Troy University, has been named a Senior Writer for the Journal of NCAA Compliance (JONC). Ross, who specializes in research related to youth sport studies, leadership, sport law, social media policies and procedures within interscholastic…
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LEAD1 Association Releases Proposal to Reform FBS Football Governance

LEAD1 Association (“LEAD1”), which represents the athletics directors of the 131-member schools of the Football Bowl Subdivision (“FBS”), has released an FBS Football governance proposal that outlines the position of LEAD1 athletics directors (“FBS ADs”). The proposal, which was recently sent to the NCAA Division I Board of Directors and the Transformation Committee, was developed…
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Sports Law Program at Tulane Taps Alumni Expertise with Advisory Board

By Alina Hernandez The world of sports is in the midst of rapid change – from the increasing uses and evolution of technology to the many issues raised by Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) rules, to the growth in women’s sports – and it is hard to keep up. Tulane Law School’s top-ranked Sports Law…
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Hackney Publications Introduces Tools that Make Sports Litigation Alert a Powerful Resource in the Sports Law Classroom

hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, has announced new tools are being added to Sports Litigation Alert (Alert), a periodical that has been used in sports law classrooms for more than 15 years, which will make it even more useful for professors and their college students. “There’s a challenge in sports law classes…
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Sports Law Conference for Academics Returns to Vegas in 2023

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. More details, such as the keynote speaker, will be announced in January. SRLA serves academicians and practitioners in private and public sport and recreation settings. Members have diverse educational and experiential…
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