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Transcend Capital Advisors Adds 16-Year Old Golfer Blades Brown To NIL Roster

Transcend Capital Advisors announced today that it has signed a multi-year Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) partnership with 16-year-old amateur golfer Blades Brown, currently the #5-ranked Boys Amateur (Rolex AJGA Ranking) and the 2023 Tennessee Men’s and Junior Player of the Year. Brown is a high school sophomore at Brentwood Academy in Nashville. Brian has…
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Winston Negotiates Significant Rules Change in Transgender Rights Case Against the Professional Disc Golf Association

Winston negotiated a settlement between Natalie Ryan, a transgender female athlete, and the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA), which makes her and other transgender women who have completed two years of hormone therapy eligible to compete in the female professional open division at all PDGA events. As part of the settlement agreement, the PDGA dropped…
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O’Melveny Advises TaylorMade on Extended Partnership with Golf Legend Tiger Woods to Launch New Premium Apparel Brand Sun Day Red

O’Melveny advised TaylorMade Golf, a leading manufacturer of high-performance golf equipment, golf balls, and accessories, on its extended partnership with 15-time major champion and 82-time PGA TOUR winner Tiger Woods to launch the new lifestyle brand Sun Day Red, which will offer a full range of premium apparel and footwear. The launch of Sun Day…
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Cozen O’Connor Sponsors LPGA and PGA Golfers Ally Ewing and Brendon Todd

Cozen O’Connor has announced its sponsorship of LPGA and PGA tour golfers Ally Ewing and Brendon Todd for the 2023 and 2024 seasons. Ewing and Todd each have three prestigious tour victories under their belt, as well as numerous top ten finishes. “Ally and Brendon bring an are successful, family oriented professionals whose ambitious style…
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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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Kelsey Copeland Joins LPGA Legal Team

After spending almost three years as Senior Corporate Counsel at NASCAR,Kelsey Copeland has left for the same position at the LPGA. A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Copeland earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Sport and Entertainment Management, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina in 2014, and went on to gain her…
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PGA Tour Gets Favorable Ruling Against Competitor

A request by three players from the Saudi-backed LIV Golf series for a temporary restraining order that would have allowed them to compete in the FedExCup Playoffs has been denied,  PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan wrote in a memo to the TOUR’s membership on Tuesday evening. The three suspended players were seeking a temporary restraining…
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Financial Company Focuses on Golfers with NIL Play

Transcend Capital Advisors announced yesterday a multi-year name, image, and likeness (NIL) partnership with 18-year-old amateur golfer Caleb Surratt, currently ranked #29 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR). Surratt has had seven straight top-ten finishes in amateur events this year and was previously the number-one ranked junior golfer in the world, according to the…
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Cozen O’Connor Drops Sponsorship of Jason Kokrak After Golfer Joins LIV Golf

Law firm Cozen O’Connor has announced that it has ended its sponsorship of professional golfer Jason Kokrak, who recently announced that he was joining LIV Golf. “For the past two years, Cozen O’Connor sponsored professional golfer Jason Kokrak. In light of Mr. Kokrak’s affiliation with the new LIV Tour, we have mutually agreed he will…
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Hackney Publications Recognizes Cadwalader as a Leader in the Sports Law Field in Its Second Annual ‘100 Law Firms’ List

Hackney Publications has announced that its readers have identified Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP as one of a handful of law firms that are leaders in the sports law field in its annual Roster of “100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About.” Besides recognizing law firms for their achievements, the portal serves as a…
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