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St. John’s University Sports Law Professor Robert J. Romano Receives Best Paper Award

Robert J. Romano, JD, LLM, Assistant Professor of Sport Management at St. John’s University, was recognized this summer for having the “Best Paper” by the participants to the 14th Annual GBRS Conference in Valencia, Spain and selected for publication in a future issue of The Review of Business Journal published by the Peter J. Tobin…
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Bradley U President Gary Roberts, a Sports Lawyer, Seeks to Diffuse Controversy over Media Access

Days after Bradley University (BU) unceremoniously banned Peoria Journal Star (PJS) men’s basketball beat writer Dave Reynolds from participating in a media event for the team’s upcoming NCAA tournament appearance, Bradley University and its president — sports law icon Gary Roberts — sought to correct a wrong and diffuse matters. Here’s what led up to the controversy:…
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Sports Law Professor on Referee Bias in the NBA

“Take that for data,” the Grizzly coach emphatically stated, following the conclusion of his now memorable press conference. A visibly upset David Fizdale was beside him during his rant following Memphis’ game (2) loss in this year’s NBA playoffs. The stats showed that the Spurs had a sizeable advantage in free throw attempts. How could…
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