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A College Athlete’s Story – ‘You Will be Treated like Royalty’

(EDITOR’S NOTE: What follows is the “experience” of Emma Peck, a Division 1 athlete playing field hockey for the University of Massachusetts.) My main goal of this writing is to explain my side of my mental health journey and how this entire process and field hockey program has detrimentally ruined myself along with many other…
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USA Lacrosse Hires Its First General Counsel – Professor Ellen Zavian

USA Lacrosse has announced the hire of its first General Counsel – GWU Professor Ellen M. Zavian. Professor Zavian began her career in sports when she was a student at the University of Maryland where she worked in the university’s intramural sports and recreation department, while working at the Maryland Race Tracks in the promotional…
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National Lacrosse League Announces the Departure of Commissioner; Sports Lawyer Jessica Berman Assumes Interim Role

The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the largest and most successful professional lacrosse property in the world, has announced that Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz has decided to leave his current position to pursue other interests but will continue to advise the league until June 30, 2022. The league has also announced that Deputy Commissioner Jessica Berman, a…
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National Lacrosse League Launches Initiative Around Inclusion

The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the largest professional lacrosse property in the world, has continued its “commitment to its foundational pillars of heritage, inclusion and service with the unveiling of NLL Unites, the league’s umbrella social responsibility program.” NLL Unites will “combine the efforts of the league, teams, players and partners to promote each of…
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