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SRLA Announces Award Winners at Sports Law Conference

The Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) has announced several award winners from its recent annual conference, which was held March 2-4 in Las Vegas. The Betty van der Smissen Leadership Award was presented to Steve McKelvey, Associate Department Chair for External Relations & Associate Professor Sport Management in the Isenberg School of Management at…
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Sports Law Attorney Scott Andresen Comments on Company Capitalizing on Cubs’ Success

Your team’s hot, so you get this idea. Why not go to CafePress and sell the teams logo-ed tees and hats. Capitalize on the moment, right? Who doesn’t want to make a quick buck? Really, really bad idea. Take last year’s Cubbie’s success in the playoffs, leading to a World Series Championship. Rogue vendors came…
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Sports Lawyer Timothy Epstein Joins Advisory Board of Sports Industry Group

Timothy Epstein, chair of Duggan Bertsch’s Litigation group, in February 2017, joined XLIVE’s Advisory Board. This annual conference series is comprised of industry leaders practicing in the fields of music, sports, film, culinary, beverage, eSports, and technology. This platform allows for discovery and discussion of the latest industry trends and confronting issues. In Tim’s early…
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Think Twice Before Supporting the Idea of College Athlete ‘Employees’

By Donna A. Lopiano, Ph.D and President of Sports Management Resources “We should pay NCAA college football and basketball players because it is totally unfair that their coaches get millions in compensation while athlete compensation is capped at the value of a full athletic scholarship!” This statement summarizes media and public sentiments currently in vogue.…
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Feldman to Discuss College Athletes’ Amateurism at Knight Commission

Tulane Law Professor Gabe Feldman was among those sports law experts who shared his legal expertise before the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics May 10 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Feldman, director of Tulane’s Sports Law Program and the university’s associate provost for NCAA compliance, discussed ongoing issues involving amateurism and the use of…
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