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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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Supreme Court to Decide NCAA Antitrust Case on College-Athlete Compensation

By Elizabeth McCurrach and Julian Perlman, of BakerHostetler On Dec. 16, 2020, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari and agreed to review two Ninth Circuit decisions affirming that the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) and several collegiate athletic conferences’ rules regarding compensation paid to college athletes violates Section 1 of the Sherman Act. NCAA…
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Judge Denies Attempt by Glen Taylor, Owner of the MN Timberwolves, to Dismiss Lawsuit

In a lawsuit filed by Patrick Spearman, former CEO, and Kevin McHale, former General Manager of the MN Timberwolves, along with other Envoy investors, a District Judge denied Glen Taylor’s attempt to dismiss claims for fraud and other causes of action Taylor is facing in connection with Envoy Medical. Mr. Taylor is the owner of…
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Jim Perzik, Long-Time Los Angeles Lakers GC, Dies of COVID

James L. (Jim) Perzik, a sports lawyer who was active in leadership roles with the Los Angeles Lakers has died at the age of 91. The cause of death was reportedly complications arising from COVID 19. Perzik began his career with the Lakers in 1991 as the team’s general counsel. In a statement, the Perzik…
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Gewirtz, Yavner, and Eisler Highlight a ‘Conversation on Sports and the Law’

BSE Global – which manages and operates Barclays Center, the Brooklyn Nets, its NBA G League  team, the Long Island Nets, and its NBA 2K League affiliate  (NetsGC) – will host a webinar on November 11, starting at 5 p.m. EST, entitled a Conversation on Sports and the Law Headlining the list of speakers are…
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National Sports Law Institute Fall Conference Set for Friday, October 16

The National Sports Law Institute’s Annual Fall conference will take place online on Microsoft Teams on Friday, October 16, 2020. This year’s conference will focus on Perspectives from a Sports Law Faculty, and feature our own Sports Law Program faculty members, many who are members of this association, along with a few other alums, discussing…
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Campus Health Project to Speak at LEAD1 Association’s COVID-19 Testing Webinar

Shares knowledge on how collegiate athletic departments can execute a winning COVID-19 testing plan Campus Health Project (CHP), higher education’s trusted COVID-19 testing partner, today announced that its company executives will speak at an upcoming COVID-19 testing webinar hosted by LEAD1 Association (LEAD1), which represents athletics directors at 130-member schools of the Football Bowl Subdivision…
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Study Has Huge, and Positive, Implications for Restarting Sports – Move Forward!

Move forward NBA, MLB, NFL, and NCAA. A recent study suggested that herd immunity can be achieved with just 43 percent of the population having immunity. The implications are that you continue to protect the vulnerable. Sorry elderly and those with comorbidities. You are not attending mass gatherings such as a sporting contest until we…
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Starting Point Guard Had Enough, Transfers from Racist Environment

(Editor’s Note: I’ve known Jalen Shead for more than 10 years. He is a highly respectful, quiet young man and a good student. He lets his play on the court do his talking. In this case, he had had enough. Shortly after Shead shared this, Texas State athletic director Larry Teis announced the school was…
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Campus Health Project (CHP) Launches to Meet Collegiate Athletics’ Growing Demand COVID-19 Testing Capacity

In response to surging demand for critical COVID-19 testing capacity among colleges and universities, the Campus Health Project (CHP), higher education’s trusted COVID-19 testing partner, has launched its national initiative dedicated to helping higher education institutions secure the COVID-19 testing capacity and logistical support they need to resume campus life for Fall 2020 and beyond.…
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