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SBRnet Signs Content Partnership with Sports Law Publisher, Hackney Publications, Sharing SportsLawExpert.com with Hundreds of Thousands of Readers

SBRnet has signed a content partnership with Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals. Hackney Publications will provide content from Sports Law Expert (SLE), an outlet that tracks legal developments in the sports industry. SLE will be distributed as part of SBRnet’s core level subscription package to more than 230 colleges nationwide,…
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Harvard Sports Law Symposium Set for Monday and Tuesday

What follows is the agenda for the 2021 Harvard Sports Law Symposium Day 1: Monday, October 18, 2021 12pm – 1:15pm Fireside Chat 2021 Paul C. Weiler Distinguished Alumnus  Mike Zarren ‘04, Vice President of Basketball Operations & Team Counsel, Boston Celtics *Moderated by: Professor Peter Carfagna, Chairman/CEO of Magis LLC & Faculty Advisor…
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Hackney Publications Announces Sports Fitness Industry and the Law Publication with SFIA

Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, today announced the creation of a new publication for the sports industry designed to keep sports and fitness brands, suppliers, retailers, and their partners abreast of legal and risk-management issues in the sports and fitness industry. Sports Fitness Industry and the Law, created in partnership…
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SRLA Announces In-Person Annual Meeting in Atlanta in February

The Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) will hold its annual meeting in Atlanta February 23-26, 2022. The Association, which represents sports law professors typically teaching at the undergraduate level, went virtual with its 2021 conference because of COVID. The in-person conference will be held at the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown. SRLA‘s mission it “to further…
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Former Chair of Sports Law section of the Association of American Law Schools Get Promotion at Chapman University

Effective Dec. 1, 2021, Matt Parlow, dean of the Fowler School of Law and Donald P. Kennedy Chair in Law, will serve as Chapman University’s new executive vice president and chief advancement officer. Parlow comes to the role with distinguished achievements, first as a professor at Fowler School of Law from 2005 to 2008, then as…
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National Sports Law Institute’s Annual Fall Sports Law Conference Set for October 15

The National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School will present its annual fall conference on Friday, October 15. It will feature Perspectives from members of our Sports Law Alumni Association who teach sports law and sports management at various universities around the country.  The conference will cover a wide range of topics, from gender equity issues…
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Arkansas State Hires Graduate of Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law as Women’s Basketball Director of Operations

Arkansas State University has announced the hire of Erin Campbell as director of basketball operations for the women’s program. Campbell joined the A-State staff after spending the last three years in the high school and junior high coaching ranks in Arkansas. Notably, she earned her masters of law in sports law and business from Arizona…
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Greenberg Traurig Attorneys to Present at Esports Business Summit October 18-20 in Las Vegas

Attorneys for Greenberg Traurig, one of the more active law firms in the Esports space will present at the upcoming Esports Business Summit October 18-20 in Las Vegas on the topic of “The Elephant in the Room: Can Esports teams become viable commercial enterprises?” The panel discussion begins on Wednesday, October 20, at 1:15 p.m.…
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Knight Commission Releases Report Seeking to Bridge Finances in Collegiate Athletics with Educational Mission

The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics released last week a major proposal to require the NCAA, the College Football Playoff (CFP), and Division I conferences to “more closely connect the distribution and spending of billions in shared athletics revenue distributions with the broad educational mission of NCAA Division I college athletics programs.” Its perspective continues…
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Dr. Ellen Staurowsky Publishes in Multiple Journals and a Sport Management Text

During the month of September, Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a sports law professor at Ithaca, joined scholars from around the world in contributing to the Olympic and Paralympic Analysis 2020:  Mega Events, Media, and the Politics of Sport.  Her piece on Pay Equity and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics can be found here. Dr. Staurowsky, a Senior Writer with Hackney…
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