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High School Football Players Tossed from Summer Camp, Then from Court

(The following is an excerpt from Sports Litigation Alert, a subscription-based newsletter that publishes 24 times a year and features a searchable archive of more than 3,000 articles and case summaries, the vast majority of which are original content). To subscribe, visit here.) By Jeff Birren, Senior Writer In 2016, high school football players attended…
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Hackney Publications Introduces Tools that Make Sports Litigation Alert a Powerful Resource in the Sports Law Classroom

Hackney Publications (HP), the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, announced today that new tools are being added to Sports Litigation Alert (Alert), a periodical that has been used in sports law classrooms for more than 15 years, which will make it even more useful for professors and their college students. “There’s a challenge…
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Sports Management Professor Michael Ross Promoted to Chair at Shorter

Michael Ross, an Assistant Professor of Sport Management at Shorter University, has been promoted to Department Chair of Sport Management at the university. In his new role, he will oversee the entire sport management department at Shorter, including its COSMA accredited online and traditional BBA degrees and our online MBA program. Ross has a Master…
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LEAD1 and Hackney Publications Release First NIL Institutional Publication

The LEAD1 Association (“LEAD1”), which represents the athletics directors of the 130-member schools of the Football Bowl Subdivision (“FBS”), and Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, released today a new publication to help athletics departments better navigate college sports name, image, and likeness (NIL) rule changes. The “LEAD1 NIL Institutional Report” will be…
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Attorney Derrick Crawford Named NCAA VP of Hearing Operations

Derrick Crawford, an attorney with decades of legal, regulatory and higher education experience, has been named the NCAA’s new vice president of hearing operations. Crawford, formerly the NCAA managing director of enforcement — investigations and processing, began his new role May 24. “Derrick brings deep regulatory experience, incredible knowledge and a strong record of serving…
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Attorney Julie Owen Named Sr. Associate AD for Compliance at Kansas State

A sports lawyer and 15-year veteran of leading compliance offices at the Division I level, Julie Owen has been hired as Senior Associate Athletics Director for Compliance at Kansas State University In her role, Owen will be a member of the department’s senior leadership team in addition to leading the compliance office. She comes to…
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Attorney Gary Chester To Present April 6 on ‘Defamation Cases in Sports’ for CLE Companion

CLE Companion, a nationally accredited and virtual continuing legal education provider, announced today that leading sports lawyer Gary Chester will present “Athletes vs. the Media: Defamation cases in Sports” on April 6 at 1 p.m. CDT. To register, visit here. Chester’s presentation compliments CLE Companion’s existing catalogue of sports law presentations and will lead to…
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LEAD1 Announces NIL Institutional Publication with Hackney Publications

The LEAD1 Association (“LEAD1”), which represents the athletics directors of the 130-member schools of the Football Bowl Subdivision (“FBS”), and Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, today announced the creation of a new publication to help athletic departments better navigate college sports name, image, and likeness (NIL) rule changes. The “LEAD1…
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Spry CEO Lyle Adams Discusses the Charity ‘Opportunity’ in the Name, Image, and Likeness Movement in Collegiate Athletics

Lyle Adams, the founder and CEO of Spry Payment Systems, Inc. (Spry), the only company in the collegiate sports industry with a complete and market-ready Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) technology solution, was a guest speaker last week on the Champions of Philanthropy Student Symposium. A former college athlete, Adams discussed at the March 5…
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SRLA Presents Young Professional Award to Dr. Sungwon Kim, Assistant Professor of Sport Management at St. John’s University

  The Sport and Recreation Law Association has presented the Lori K. Miller Young Professional Award, an award that recognizes “a young professional who demonstrates commitment to the study and instruction of the legal aspects of sport and recreation; service to the field and SRLA; as well as the potential for future growth and excellence…
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