NCAA Law

On Oct. 25, a federal judge denied a motion by the National Collegiate Athletic Association to dismiss a lawsuit pertaining to the use of names and likenesses of college athletes, and in so doing, may have increased the potential for a future class action suit to take place. Led by U.S. District [...]

NCAA Law

The National Collegiate Athletic Association recently announced its decision to reduce several of the sanctions it levied against Penn State’s football program following the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The NCAA said it will restore some of the scholarships to the popular university beginning [...]

NCAA Law

The sports industry is facing a barrage of concussion lawsuits relating to how well it protects athletes, both professional and collegiate, from injuries and educates them about how those injuries can affect them. At present, the NFL is facing a heated lawsuit over how it manages concussion [...]

NCAA Law

The family of a former University of Mississippi student athlete who died after a heavy workout in 2010 have reached a settlement with the school and the National Collegiate Athletic Conference in a wrongful death suit. The family of Bennie “Buster” Abram – who was suffering [...]