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Latest Issue of Sports Litigation Alert Delivers Five Case Summaries and Ten Articles

The latest issue of Sports Litigation Alert features a wide swath of legal articles from the sports industry as is typical for the nation leading sports law periodical. To subscribe, visit www.sportslitigationalert.com Case Summaries Judge Denies Defendants’ Bid to Exclude Expert in Products Liability Case NBA Pension Plan Defeats Stale Claim Magistrate Judge Sides With…
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Feldman to Hold Newly-Endowed Sher Garner Professorship in Sports Law, Nation’s First Such Professorship Dedicated to Sports Law

Tulane University’s nationally recognized Sports Law Program will now be led by the nation’s first fully endowed professorship dedicated to sports law – Professor Gabe Feldman. Alumni and longtime supporters Leopold and Karen Sher and James and Tracie Garner have endowed the Sher Garner Professorship in Sports Law.  The professorship will be held by Professor…
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Texas A&M Introduces Hand-Held Metal Detectors Today

Guests today at the Texas A&M Football game vs. Mississippi State may encounter a new security measure – walk through and hand-held metal detectors – when they enter the stadium. In preparation for Southeastern Conference-mandated enhanced security measures in the fall of 2020, Texas A&M will begin implementing walk through and hand-held metal detectors at…
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Sports Facilities and the Law Enters Third Year with Editor in Chief Gil Fried at the Helm

Sports Facilities and the Law (SFL), a periodical that reports on legal and risk management developments involving sports facilities, is well into its third year of publication. Leading the effort is Gil Fried, a sport management professor at the University of New Haven, as well as an illustrious advisory board of attorneys and facility management…
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Sports Lawyer Assumes Post as Director of Legislative Services for Coaches Association

Dominick Giambrone, Jr., J.D. has joined the U.S. Track & Field and Cross County Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as the Director of Legislative Services. In his position, Giambrone will have administrative oversight of the USTFCCCA Board of Directors and the Executive Track & Field and Executive Cross Country committees for all three NCAA Divisions. He will…
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Utah’s Highest Court Creates Its Own Version of a Contact Sports Exception

The Supreme Court of Utah took a novel approach to “exceptions to liability arising out of sports injuries” when it affirmed a lower court’s decision to dismiss the claim of an injured basketball player who sued another basketball player whose actions led to his injury. In essence, the high court adopted its own version of…
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Dallas Sidekicks Have New Legal Counsel

The Dallas Sidekicks have promoted Alex S. to Legal Counsel and Manager of Marketing. She has been with the organization for eight months and has been handling all matters legal, marketing, and public relations, among other areas.  Alex is a graduate of Texas A&M University School of Law class of 2014 and graduated, with honors,…
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Goldberg Segalla Sports Lawyer Named to Federal Mediator Panel for the Western District of New York

Joseph M. Hanna, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Buffalo office, has been named to the Mediator Panel for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York (WDNY). Chief Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr. announced the new mediators for the WDNY on Wednesday, June 19. This marks the first expansion of the court’s…
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10 Years and Running – Sports Litigation Alert Is Being Used More Than Ever in Sports Law Classroom

With the fall semester, Sports Litigation Alert celebrates its tenth year of being a staple in the Sports Law classroom, where professors and instructors use it as a replacement for expensive textbooks, or at least a supplement for the textbook, which is frequently dated by the time it is published. For background purposes, the Alert…
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HHPR Faculty Member Josh Lens Publishes Two Sport Law Articles in Top Journals

Josh Lens, a clinical assistant professor of recreation and sport management in the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation at the University of Arkansas, wrote an article recently about the ramifications of agents who represent college coaches and recruit student-athletes from the coaches’ programs. The Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal published the article…
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