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The 2021 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium Set for Tuesday through Thursday

The Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law at Villanova University, Charles Widger School of Law, will host its signature event virtually—the annual Sports Law Symposium—over three days: March 23, 24 and 25 . This year’s symposium, “Entering the New Sports Normal” will feature panel discussions on COVID-19 in sports; name, image,…
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Hackney Publications Recognizes Sports Law Profession with ‘100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About’ Portal

Hackney Publications announced today the launch of “100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About,” a portal that serves as a resource for those in need of experienced and capable legal counsel in the sports law arena. The firms are listed alphabetically, an ode to the difficulty in actually ranking such…
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Activist Group Calls on NCAA to Clean up Its ‘Trash’

The Drake Group, a national organization of college faculty and others, whose mission “is to defend educational integrity in college sports, warns that unless immediate action is taken, the continued abuse of athletes will stain the college sports industry, bring endless legal action, and most importantly, damage the future well-being of young women and men.”…
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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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Texas Tech Releases Internal Review of Softball Program After Controversial Resignation

Texas Tech University today (Sept. 30) released an internal review of its softball program that led to the resignation of former head coach Adrian Gregory on Sept. 22. During the spring of 2020, Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt requested an overall review of the softball program at Texas Tech. This review followed concerns brought forward…
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