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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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Esports Law Show Features William Dever of Harena Data in Latest Segment

The Esports Law Show (Podcast), hosted by sports law attorney Ellen Zavian, has posted its latest segment, featuring William Dever, the co-founder of Harena Data. Harena Data is a leading esports community aggregator, which affiliates with traditional sports organizations to build esports communities. The segment can be heard at  

Disgruntled Fantasy Football Player Sues DraftKings

(The following is shared from Sports Litigation Alert, the nation’s leading sports law periodical. The Alert publishes 24 times a year, and features five case summaries and eight to 10 articles in each issue. With a subscription, readers have access to an archive of more than 4,000 original case summaries and expert articles, like the one…
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Court Backs Arbitration Ruling in Esports Dispute

(Editor’s note: The following is shared from Hackney Publications’ Esports and the Law, a quarterly newsletter that is complimentary for participants in the Esports and video gaming industry. Subscriptions are available here. Each issue features nine to 12 articles.) By Jared Good FaZe Clan Inc. (hereafter “FaZe Clan”), is one of the most recognizable eSports…
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Esports Law Podcast Publishes with Interview of Leo Bernard, the Chief Technology Officer at Iorys

The highly respected Esports Law Podcast released its latest episode on November 15, which features Leo Bernard, the Chief Technology Officer at Iorys. To listen to the current and future episodes, visit Iorys is a Technology provider company, offering IT Solutions for Banks, Payment & E-Money firms. Bernard, in particular, is in charge of…
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Hackney Publications Introduces Tools that Make Sports Litigation Alert a Powerful Resource in the Sports Law Classroom

hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, has announced 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 in sports law classes…
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First-ever NFL & NFLPA-Licensed Virtual Reality Game Hits the Street

The National Football League, the National Football League Players Association and StatusPRO, Inc., a sports technology and gaming company that uses NFL game data to create extended reality experiences, has announced the release of NFL PRO ERA, the first-ever NFL and NFLPA-licensed virtual reality (VR) simulation gaming title. The game, which will be available on…
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Sportradar Launches Athlete Wellbeing

Sportradar Integrity Services, a unit of Sportradar (NASDAQ: SRAD), has announced the launch of Athlete Wellbeing, a global program developed for leagues and federations, teams, and collegiate governing bodies to help support athletes and reduce the potential impact of sports betting on their mental health. The program will focus on prevention and education through a…
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The Case of Skillz Platform, Inc. v. AviaGames Inc.

By Katelyn Schuh, GW Law 2L (Editor’s Note: the following is shared from Sports Litigation Alert, the nation’s leading sports law periodical.) On April 5, 2021, AviaGames Inc. filed a motion to dismiss Skillz Platform Inc.’s initial complaint under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) for failure to state a claim for patent infringement based…
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Esports Law Show with Ellen Zavian Posts Second Episode

The Esports Law Show, hosted by Ellen M. Zavian, has posted its second episode, featuring attorney David Alfrey, who discusses human rights issues inn the industry. The show is described as the place where sports, law, and business merge in a conversation that asks the questions we just don’t have the answers for yet…but still…
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