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Poor Security Leads to a $25,000 Fine in Waco

In accordance with “Big 12 Conference Sportsmanship and Ethical Conduct policies,” the Conference has issued a public reprimand and $25,000 fine of Baylor University for its handling of field storming incidents during and after Saturday’s football game with the University of Oklahoma. “We have a duty to ensure a safe game environment that provides the…
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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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More than 100 Sports Law Professors Now Use Sports Litigation Alert in the Classroom

Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, announced last month that new tools have been  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. Shortly thereafter, several…
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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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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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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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The Real Story Behind the Confederate Flag, and Why NASCAR Banned It

By Robert Romano On April 9, 1865, over 155 years ago, the traitor known as Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia. Yes, for some it may be hard to believe, but the Confederate States lost the Civil War – it surrendered, yielded, resigned, gave up, quit, came in…
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