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LEAD1 Association Releases Sport Supervision Guide for Athletics Departments

The LEAD1 Association, which represents the athletics directors of the 130 member schools of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), released a guide to assist members with key considerations for effective sport supervision, including fostering positive student-athlete experiences, ensuring safety and risk management, and understanding administrative expectations. The LEAD1 Guide to Sport Supervision, an instructional manual…
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Squires Carves Out a Niche as an Expert in the Sports Facility and Event Management Industry

Thirty-two years ago, Bill Squires began a career in the sports facility and event management industry that would allow him, today, to realize his dream as a highly respected professor at Columbia University School of Professional Studies and founder of a consulting business, as well as an examining and testifying expert. In the decades since…
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Team Executives Discuss NBA Front Office Practices

(Editor’s Note: The following was written by Drew Berube, a rising third-year law student at the University of Miami School of Law. The full article appears in Professional Sports and the Law.) On April 4, 2019, the annual University of Miami School of Law, Global Entertainment and Sports Law + Industry Conference, hosted a panel…
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Early Bird Discount about to End for Sports Lawyers Association Conference in Phoenix May 16-18

The early bird discount for the Annual Conference for the Sports Lawyers Association (https://www.sportslaw.org/), set for May 16-18 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, is about to expire. If you haven’t already registered, go here to sign up: https://www.sportslaw.org/conferences/2019conf/registration/index.cfm The conference, which is consistently the must-attend gathering of sports lawyers each year, is…
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SRLA Honors Sports Law Professors at Annual Conference

The Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) held a successful annual conference last month in Philadelphia before more than a hundred members. As its tradition, SRLA made several award presentations, the most prominent of which where the Betty van der Smissen Leadership Award to Professor John Grady of the University of South Carolina and the…
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Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s 9th Annual Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium Scheduled for Friday, April 12, 2019

On April 12, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Entertainment and Sports Law Association will host its 9th Annual Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium. Every year, C-M Law’s ESLA hosts a Spring Symposium in which attorneys and professionals from around the country discuss emerging legal topics and developments in the entertainment and sports law industry. In its 9th…
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Misericordia University Awards Tenure to Sports Law Professor

Misericordia University recently awarded tenure and promotion to six members of the faculty, including Joshua D. Winneker, J.D., a sports law professor. Professor Winneker holds a Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Muhlenberg College. A member of the faculty since 2013,…
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The University of Miami to Host Sports Law Conference April 4-5

The University of Miami’s Entertainment and Sports Law Society and the LL.M. in Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law will host the Global Entertainment & Sports Law + Industry Conference April 4-5, 2019, at the Donna E. Shalala Center in Coral Gables. Relevant sessions include: “NCAA Amateurism and Pay to Play” on the afternoon of the 4th,…
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2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium Scheduled for Monday, April 1, 2019

On April 1, the Harvard Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law and the Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law are hosting the 2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium. An annual event, the Symposium is intended to bring together sports industry—focused practitioners, academics, and students for meaningful discussions on the most pressing business and legal issues in the…
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Ammon, Tyrrell, Brown and Other Attorneys Write Articles for the Latest Sports Litigation Alert

In keeping with its tradition of featuring original content from some of the leading legal experts in the sports industry, the latest sports litigation alert is rich with fresh perspective from thought leaders. Dr. Robert Ammon, Associate Professor and Chair of the Kinesiology and Sport Management Division at the University of South Dakota, writes about…
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