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‘Powerful Women in Sports’ Conference Set for February 1

The University at Buffalo’s Center for the Advancement of Sport is celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day with “Powerful Women in Sports,” a remote sports law roundtable featuring women sports professionals. The hour-long forum, “Powerful Women in Sports: Achieving Success in a Male-Dominated Industry” starts at noon, Feb. 1, and is open to…
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NCAA Board of Governors Updates Transgender Participation Policy

Under fire because of a policy that allowed transgender athletes, who had gone through male puberty to compete against biological female athletes, the NCAA Board of Governors on Wednesday voted in support of a sport-by-sport approach to transgender participation that “preserves opportunity for transgender student-athletes while balancing fairness, inclusion and safety for all who compete.”…
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How to Become an Adjunct Sports Law Professor: A Road Map

Maybe you feel a desire to give back. Maybe you want to enhance your leadership profile or firm bio. Or maybe you just want to earn a few extra bucks. No matter what the rationale, becoming an adjunct is easier than you think, especially given that there are approximately 1,000 sports law classes taught any…
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SRLA Provides More Details on Its February 23-26 Annual Meeting in Atlanta

The Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) will hold its annual meeting – in person – at the Renaissance Midtown Hotel in Atlanta on 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. Conference events include 70 academic presentations/posters…
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Sports Litigation Alert Reports on the Full Breadth of the Sports Law Industry with Timely, Insightful Articles in Last Two Issues

Beneficiaries of the Alert include both the private sector and higher education, where professors use the Alert with thousands of sports law students. As Hackney Publications closes in on the completion of its 18th year of publishing Sports Litigation Alert, publisher Holt Hackney is especially proud of the last two issues. “We’re touching on every…
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Greenspoon Marder Attorney Will Teach Sports Law as Adjunct at Georgia Tech University

Bruce B. Siegal, who joined Greenspoon Marder in its Atlanta office over the summer as of counsel in its Entertainment, Media & Technology Industry Group, will be an adjunct professor of sports law this spring at Georgia Institute of Technology.   Siegal, who has more than 30 years of sports industry and intellectual property experience, focuses on…
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Sports Lawyer Kevin Carpenter Appointed as ITTF’s First Head of Integrity

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has appointed Kevin Carpenter as its first-ever Head of Integrity. In his new role, Carpenter will develop and lead the ITTF Integrity Unit to be at the forefront of the protection of integrity of sport within the Olympic Movement. The ITTF Integrity Unit is an operationally independent unit established…
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Mental Health Issues in Professional Athletes More Frequent Than You Think

By Jordan Kobritz For athletes who are at the top of their game, it’s difficult to walk away from something they love doing.  The risk and fear of losing a part of oneself is a powerful message that screams, “go on,” regardless of the cost.  But for some of them, there comes a time when…
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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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