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2aDays Teams Up with Hackney Publications to Develop NIL Advisor for High Schools

2aDays, a leading news source for high school and college athletes focusing on NIL and collegiate sports, and Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law publications, are collaborating on a publication dedicated to reporting and providing insights on NIL at the high school level. The magazine, entitled “NIL Advisor for High Schools,” will…
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Miniscule Language on Back of Ticket Sends Foul Ball Injury Case to Arbitration

(Editor’s Note: What follows is an excerpt from the lead case summary in the latest Sports Litigation Alert. The article is written by one of our senior writers at Hackney Publications, Jeff Birren.) By Jeff Birren, Senior Writer A couple from Ohio attended a minor league baseball game. One was seriously injured. They sued the…
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Hackney Publications Publishes Fourth Annual ‘100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About’

Hackney Publications announced today that it has published the fourth annual “100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About,” a portal that serves as a resource for those in the sports industry who need experienced and capable legal counsel. The law firms are listed alphabetically, a testament to the difficulty in…
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Hogan Lovells Represents Clients in $1.725 Billion Purchase of Baltimore Orioles

Hogan Lovells guided clients Michael Arougheti, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ares Management, and Mitchell Goldstein and Michael Smith, Co-Heads of the Ares Management Credit Group, as part of a transaction purchasing the Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise the Baltimore Orioles. MLB owners unanimously approved the sale of the Baltimore Orioles to a group…
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GREGG CLIFTON TO PRESENT ON EMERGING ISSUES IN SPORTS LAW AT SBA SPRING TRAINING GAME & CLE LUNCHEON

Phoenix Partner and Chair of Lewis Brisbois’ Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Practice Gregg E. Clifton will present a seminar on emerging issues in sports law, hosted by the Scottsdale Bar Association (SBA) at Scottsdale Stadium on February 26 at 11:30 a.m. PT. This 60-minute presentation, titled “Emerging Issues in Sports Law,” will take place before the…
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Twins Elevate Guttman to Vice President and Deputy General Counsel

Sports Lawyer Mari Guttman has been promoted to Vice President, Deputy General Counsel of the Minnesota Twins. Guttman joined the Twins legal department in August of 2021. Prior to that, she had a 3-year stint at the Memphis Grizzlies, where she was Associate Counsel and Special Advisor to Business Operations.  Before joining the Grizzlies, Guttman…
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Sports Law Expert Podcast Interviews Courtney Dunn of Segal McCambridge About Her Rise as a Successful Sports Lawyer

Hackney Publications announced today the release of the latest episode of Sports Law Expert Podcast, which features Courtney Dunn of Segal McCambridge, who discusses her budding sports law practice and her path along the way. The podcast segment can be heard here. Going forward, those interested in being notified when a segment of the podcast goes live can…
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High-Profile Sports Agent Cameron Weiss Dies from Cancer

Dynamic Sports Group has announced the passing of its founder, Cameron Weiss, releasing a statement about his death earlier this week. Weiss, 38, was both an NFL and MLB agent who founded DSG in 2019. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of Cameron Weiss, our dear friend and business…
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Seventeen Veteran Baseball Scouts Sue Baseball for Age Discrimination

(Editor’s Note: Below is an excerpt from an article from the most recent Sports Litigation Alert. The author, Ed Edmonds, is a Professor Emeritus of Law at the Notre Dame Law School. His scholarly interests include labor and antitrust issues in baseball.) By Ed Edmonds Seventeen veteran baseball scouts[1] filed an Age Discrimination in Employment Act…
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Play Ball! The State of Professional Sports: An Evening with Lew Wolff & Pierce O’Donnell

The world of professional sports is constantly evolving, from skyrocketing salaries to the intimate experiences of fans. On September 28, 2023, executives within the sports industry will have a unique opportunity to delve into these subjects with two industry leaders: Lew Wolff, Chairman Emeritus of the Oakland Athletics, and Pierce O’Donnell of Greenberg Glusker. Lew…
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