Sports Law

The National Football League’s handling of concussions continues to spark lawsuits and debate over whether the league should have done more to protect players. Even if the league is able to fend off the lawsuits, many speculate that the harm to its reputation could be equally as damaging. As [...]

Sports Law

Alabama running back, Justin Taylor, has unwittingly become the test case for the SEC’s new recruiting rules: specifically those designed to prevent oversigning. Under the new SEC oversigning rules, schools can only sign up to 25 players a year to national letters of intent. Although Taylor [...]

Sports Law

Comcast-Spectator is facing a lawsuit over claims that it failed to pay a finder’s fee owed in connection with the sale of the Philadelphia 76ers. From the perspective of a sports law attorney, the suit highlights that while finder’s fees are often useful in obtaining strategic business [...]

Sports Law

As college sports continue to bring in large sums of money for many universities, the question of whether college athletes should be financially compensated is heating up. In the most recent development, the organization is putting the brakes on plans for a $2,000 NCAA athlete allowance. The [...]