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Sports Law Professor Gil Fried Named to National Council of Youth Sports Board of Directors

The University of New Haven and the Pompea College of Business has announced the appointment of Professor Gil Fried to the Board of Directors of the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS). The NCYS is the umbrella organization for numerous youth sport organizations throughout the United States.  There are approximately 60 million youth sport participants…
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NCAA Statement on COVID-19 and Sporting Events

“NCAA member schools and conferences make their own decisions regarding regular season and conference tournament play.  As we have stated, we will make decisions on our events based on the best, most current public health guidance available. Neither the NCAA COVID-19 advisory panel, made up of leading public health and infectious disease experts in America,…
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O’Melveny Hosts The Big Game Sports Law CLE Breakfast in Miami on Thursday

O’Melveny, University of Miami Law School, and Columbia University’s Master of Science in Sports Management Program are hosting The Big Game Sports Law CLE Breakfast in Miami on Thursday. Among the topics are Hosting Major Events in Miami and The New Frontier: Soccer Arrives in Miami as topics. The event will be held at the…
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Latest Issue of Concussion Defense Reporter Highlights Industry Trends and Most Recent Litigation

(Editor’s Note: What follows is the letter from the editor of Concussion Defense Reporter, Tony Corleto of Wilson Elser. To subscribe to CDR, which is complimentary, visit https://www.concussiondefensereporter.com/) The Surgeon General has not determined … . A recent publicity campaign features the image of a mother helping her 10-year-old son, in football gear, light a…
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FIFA introduces new legal aid system and opens applications for pro bono counsel

“In the interests of respecting the rights of individuals and transparency during proceedings,” FIFA has announced that it has “decided to close the gap that exists between individuals in terms of their financial power by supporting those who have insufficient financial means” at judicial proceedings before the Disciplinary Committee, the Appeals Committee and the Ethics…
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Former Sports Law Professor, Current Kings COO Receives Paradigm Award

The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation has announced Matina Kolokotronis, the Sacramento Kings Chief Operation Officer, as its 2019 Paradigm Award Honoree. The Paradigm Award is given annually to a distinguished Greek American whose career achievements and personal accomplishments reflect the Foundation’s mission and vision of building a better America through education and Hellenism. Honored not only…
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New Safety Rules in High School Hockey Help Keep Concussions in Check

(Editor’s Note: The following was one of ten stories to appear the May Concussion Litigation Reporter) Lauren Nadkarni, MD presented a research abstract at the 28th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Houston in April that suggested how new checking rules led to decreased concussion rates in high school hockey…
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Study: Cost of Youth Sports Delaying Retirement for Parents

With hopes that their children will earn college athletic scholarships or even make it to the professional leagues, many parents are spending a significant portion of their income and time on youth sports. According to a new survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of TD Ameritrade, youth sports expenses impact three in four…
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Sports Law Professor Releases New Book About Boating the Grand Canyon

Jim Moss, a sports law professor in Colorado, has released new book, entitled Boating the Grand Canyon: A “How To” for Private Boaters, which “will help make your once in a lifetime trip work. Buy the book by visiting here. “The Colorado River flowing through the Grand Canyon is one of the world’s most awe-inspiring…
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Coyotes Name Sports Lawyer Ahron Cohen Team President and CEO

(The following appeared in Sports Litigation Alert) The Arizona Coyotes organization has announced that Ahron Cohen – who has served in a number of leadership roles with the club including Chief Legal Officer – has been named the organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer by Coyotes’ owner Andrew Barroway. Cohen replaces outgoing President & CEO…
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