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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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The Next Opening Day: The Sports Industry After COVID-19 Webinar

The Next Opening Day: The Sports Industry After COVID-19 Webinar The COVID-19 pandemic has done what war, boycotts and natural disasters have never been able to accomplish—brought sports to an almost complete standstill across the globe. The “new now” looks like idled players, empty venues and disappointed (and bored) sports fans. But what’s next? Join…
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Jackson Lewis’ Clifton Co-Hosting ‘COVID-19: The Current and Potential Impact to the World of Sports’

MLB, NCAA, NBA . . . the sports world is not immune from the impact of COVID-19. This podcast series will help you make some sense of it all, share thoughts on what you should be doing now and, in the future, to prepare for the resumption of sporting events. The three-part podcast series is sponsored…
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Sports Lawyer Leon Rose Named President of New York Knicks

Madison Square Garden Company Executive Chairman and CEO James L. Dolan has announced that Leon Rose has been named President of the New York Knicks, effective immediately. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Rose joins the organization from CAA Sports, where he was co-head of the basketball division and represented some of the NBA’s…
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Expert Talks About What It will Take for Sports to Return

Professional and college sports leagues are unlikely to resume their COVID-19-interrupted seasons anytime soon, according to Mitchel Rosen, a preparedness expert at the Rutgers School of Public Health. Rosen’s research interests include preparedness, personal protective equipment, occupational health and safety, and public health capacity development. He also is sports fan, who offered the following thoughts…
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Alicia Jessop Appointed President-Elect of Sport and Recreation Law Association

On March 6, 2020, associate professor of sport administration Alicia Jessop was appointed as the Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) president-elect. The appointment comes after five years of actively participating in the association including previously serving on the association’s board of directors as the member-at-large overseeing honors and awards. “I see this as a…
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Disruption of sports has ‘substantial, uncertain’ impact on long-term broadcast rights, ticket sales, fan attendance, says WVU economist

With fears over the novel coronavirus shuttering the sports world, Brad Humphreys, economics professor at West Virginia University, said the long-term economic impact could be “substantial” and “uncertain.” Humphreys, whose area of expertise is the economics and financing of sports, has authored several peer-reviewed papers and testified twice before the U.S. Congress on the economic…
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Sports Lawyers Association Conference Is Cancelled

From SLA President Bobby Hacker: Dear SLA Members: As we represent the entire sports world it is only fitting that we act in a like manner, therefore, we are cancelling this year’s conference in Miami. This was not an easy decision and it weighed heavily upon the executive committee as well as the entire board…
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Hot Off the Presses – NCAA to Limit Attendance at March Madness

“The NCAA continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 in consultation with public health officials and our COVID-19 advisory panel. Based on their advice and my discussions with the NCAA Board of Governors, I have made the decision to conduct our upcoming championship events, including the Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, with only…
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Sports Lawyer Mat Jessep Creates New Firm – Game Legal

Australian sports, entertainment, and esports lawyer Mat Jessep has established a new firm, Game Legal, offering corporate and commercial legal advice, along with a sister business, Game Consulting, going beyond legal advice to deliver commercial and corporate governance consulting services. Leveraging off of a career in brand marketing before becoming a lawyer and more than…
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