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Knicks to Welcome Another Sell-Out Crowd of 16,000 to Garden, But Don’t Forget to Wear a Mask If taking Public Transportation to the Game

The New York Knicks today announced that Game 5 of their 2021 NBA playoffs series against the Atlanta Hawks, scheduled for June 2, has sold out. This follows Game 1, when the Knicks welcomed more than 15,000 fans and Game 2. The two games mark the largest indoor crowds to gather in New York since…
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Herrick Hosts Rewriting the Playbook: How Sports Organizations Are Preparing for a Safe Return to Play on April 28

Herrick’s Sports Law Group will host on April 28 at 11 a.m. EST “an engaging conversation with some of the most influential industry thought leaders discussing the considerations and decisions behind welcoming fans, employees and athletes back to live events. Learn more about what innovative changes have been made to enrich everyone’s experience.” Among the…
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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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USA Swimming Condemns Former Gold Medal Winner Klete Keller for Role During the U.S. Capitol Insurrection

USA Swimming has issued the following statement about gold medal winner Klete Keller, whose involvement in the insurrection has been widely reported: “Since first learning of Mr. Keller’s possible involvement in the events of January 6, and awaiting official confirmation or charges by law enforcement, we made it very clear in responses to the media…
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Morgan Lewis Attorney Writes About How the Change in US Administration May Affect the Sports Industry

Elizabeth C. Polido, an associate in the New York office of Morgan Lewis, just published the following timely piece on the firm’s site: “President-elect Joseph Biden has indicated that he will make significant changes to the policies and practices of the prior administration that will impact the public and employers, including in the sports industry.…
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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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LawInSport Annual Conference – Understand the Rules of the Game 2020

It was announced today that this year’s LawInSport Annual Conference – ‘Understand the Rules of The Game 2020’ will take place November 10-20, 2020 in a digital format with 16 sessions over 10 days as well as 9 open forums for networking and debate. The LawInSport Annual Conference has a reputation as one of the “must-attend” and…
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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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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 Real Story Behind the Confederate Flag, and Why NASCAR Banned It

By Robert Romano On April 9, 1865, over 155 years ago, the traitor known as Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia. Yes, for some it may be hard to believe, but the Confederate States lost the Civil War – it surrendered, yielded, resigned, gave up, quit, came in…
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