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Varriale Writes About MMA Fighters and Unionization

Carla Varriale, a well known sports lawyer and partner at Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale, recently authored a piece in the Michigan State International Law Review about MMA fighters and their prospects for unionization. Varriale began by noting that one of her reasons for writing the article is that the sport of mixed martial arts…
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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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