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Foley to Host ‘The Comeback: Sports in a Worldwide Pandemic’ on May 12

Foley & Lardner’s Sports & Entertainment Group, along with sports industry author and adviser Rick Horrow, will host its next Leadership Insight series – The Comeback: Sports in a Worldwide Pandemic – on May 12 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST. “Our third installment focuses on covering all aspects of the business in and…
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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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A New Way to Train and Prepare for Active Shooter Incidents at Sports Facilities

By Gil Fried, Sports Law Professor at the University of New Haven There are various active shooter training programs out there.  We all have seen them over the years, but one was recently released by an Israeli based security company that works with their Ministry of Defense and I think the platform could be useful…
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Protecting Its ‘Brand and Reputation’, PGA of America Cancels Plans to Host 2022 PGA Championships at Trump National

The Associated Press has reported that the PGA of America, the organization representing golf’s teaching professionals, has opted out of its plans to host the 2022 PGA Championships at Trump National in Bedminster, New Jersey. “We find ourselves in a political situation not of our making,” Seth Waugh, the CEO of the PGA of America,…
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SFIA Appoints Bill Patterson as New Chief Business Officer

The Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) has announced the appointment of Bill Patterson as SFIA’s Chief Business Officer, effective immediately. Patterson previously served as Vice President of Corporate Marketing and Strategic Accounts at OpSec Security. “Bill Patterson provides a fresh and innovative approach to the future of SFIA as our organization evolves during this…
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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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NCAA issues next set of return-to-sport guidelines

Third installment of recommendations outlines daily self-health checks, testing within 72 hours of competition for high contact risk sports The NCAA Sport Science Institute released today the Resocialization of Collegiate Sport: Developing Standards for Practice and Competition to extend previous guidance and provide updated recommendations about the protection of athletes and prevention of community spread…
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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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