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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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ACU Announces New Master of Science in Sports Leadership; Sports Law One of the Courses

Abilene Christian University (ACU) has launched a new online master’s degree in Sports Leadership focused on “equipping prospective or current sports professionals in enhancing their experience with foundational and academically-based strategies to become effective coaches, sports administrators, and sports brand leaders.” Led by a diverse group of sports professionals, interdisciplinary professors, and practitioners, the program…
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Hackney Publications Partners with North Carolina Coaches Association to Deliver Legal Issues in High School Athletics to Its Membership

Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, has announced a partnership with the North Carolina Coaches Association (NCCA) to deliver one of its longest tenured publications, Legal Issues in High School Athletics (LIHSA), to the NCCA’s membership. With more than 6,000 members, the Association exists “to promote and improve athletics in North Carolina’s public…
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Spencer Fane Sports Lawyer Opines on Potential Cost of Terminating Contract of College Football Coach

Spencer Fane attorney Peter Goplerud was recently quoted in an MLive.com article examining the ongoing controversy surrounding Michigan Sate football coach Mel Tucker. In the piece, The $75 Million Legal Questions of a Potential Michigan State-Mel Tucker Split, Peter spoke with MLive’s Kyle Austin about the costly payout the university might have to make to terminate Tucker following sexual harassment…
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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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Stopping Coach Abuse of College Athletes – A Webinar Set for September 21

The Drake Group Education Fund will host a webinar on Thursday, September 21, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST that addresses “Coach Abuse of College Athletes – Are Coach Training, Certification, and Conduct Policies the Answer?” The webinar is described as follows: “A stellar line-up of current and former coach, athletic administrator, and pedagogy experts will examine…
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Sports Law Expert Podcast Highlights Sports Lawyer Christian Dennie of Fox Rothschild, a Firm that Was Recently Recognized as One of the Best in the Sports Industry

Hackney Publications has announced that Christian Dennie, a sports lawyer and partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, is the featured guest on the Sports Law Expert Podcast. The podcast segment can be heard here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/holt-hackney/episodes/A-visit-with-Sports-Lawyer-Christian-Dennie–of-Fox-Rothschild-e21fnhq Fox Rothschild’s nationwide Entertainment and Sports Law Department was honored recently by Hackney Publications as one of the “100 best firms…
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Peter Goplerud to Moderate Sports Law Panel at SLA Conference

Spencer Fane attorney Peter Goplerud will speak at the 47th Annual Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) Conference, a three-day event centered on “The Athlete in Sports,” on May 13 in Los Angeles. As part of the three-day event’s program centered on ‘The Athlete in Sports,’ Peter will moderate the panel Two Years of NIL: Legal and Policy Issues.…
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Sports Law Expert Podcast Features Sports Law Attorney Irwin Kishner of Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Hackney Publications has announced that it has published its latest segment of the Sports Law Expert Podcast, featuring attorney Irwin Kishner, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein LLP and co-chair of its Sports Law Group. The podcast segment can be heard here. Going forward, those interested in being notified when a segment goes live can subscribe by visiting here.…
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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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