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Thompson Coburn’s Wallace Launches Podcast Series with Prominent Sports Lawyers

Bob Wallace, the chair of Thompson Coburn’s sports law group, has launched a podcast focused on sports law and business issues. After the Buzzer aims to provide “smart, probative discussions about issues that impact sports or that sports impacts,” according to the firm. Bob Wallace “We hope to discuss topics and issues beyond the score, beyond the…
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Jenner & Block Partner Offers Insights on the Sports Lawyer Profession and the Issues of the Day

(The following article appeared over the summer in Sports Litigation Alert. The Alert offers subscribers the industry’s most extensive searchable archive of sports law-specific case summaries and bylined articles.) Jenner & Block partner Michael J. Nelson has represented sports clients at the professional, collegiate and high-school levels in concussion, contract, name-image-likeness, licensing, antitrust, TV rights…
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Q&A with a Sports Law Expert – Jo Potuto

Josephine (Jo) R. Potuto, @PtsOfSports_Law, holds a chair in Constitutional Law at the University of Nebraska and is its Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR).  Potuto presents, writes, consults, and is an expert witness on sports law issues.  She is past chair of the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions, served on the NCAA Division I Management…
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Sports Lawyer Specializing in Collegiate Athletics Named MAAC Legal Counsel

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Council of Presidents has hired Gregg E. Clifton to represent the MAAC as its legal counsel. In his new position, Clifton will be responsible for handling all MAAC legal matters, advising the Council on governance and NCAA issues, and providing the league with guidance on contractual and related business…
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Sports Law Professor Glenn Wong Laments the Cutting of Athletic Programs, Explains Why It’s Happening

The vast majority of all organized sports, girls or boys, are conduits for teaching teamwork, discipline, goal setting, and responsibility. They start, as examples, at the T-ball and Peewee football levels and continue through middle school, high school, and college. The benefits of character-building cannot be over-emphasized. Many an athlete will testify to sports essentially…
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