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Q&A with the Expert – William J. Robers

A sports law professor and attorney with Sparks Willson Borges Brandt & Johnson, PC (Colorado Springs, CO), Bill specializes in the representation of sports entities, athletes and coaches in contract negotiations, corporate governance, compliance, grievances, and eligibility issues. What were the circumstances that caused you to gravitate to sports law? I have always been interested…
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Gil Fried on The Baseball Rule Redux

(Editor”s note: In a recent article that appeared in Professional Sports and the Law, noted expert andUniversity of New Haven Professor Gil Fried, and Takao Ohashi, wrote an article about the baseball rule. What follows is an excerpt of that article) Most of those familiar with sport law, especially the liability side, know about the…
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Expert on Assumption of the Risk Picks Up Another Victory

Carla Varriale of Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale recently represented several defendants in securing a legal victory in a case involving to wrestlers in New York state. In two separate actions, the high school wrestlers alleged that they contracted herpes gladiatorum and MRSA from another wrestler while participating/competing in a 2011 wrestling tournament, which was…
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