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    TODAY'S HEADLINES

     NFL Will Appeal Brady Decision ‘To Protect The Integrity Of The Game’

    The NFL was quick to get its appeal of Judge Richard Berman’s decision in the Brady case filed yesterday afternoon. The NFL will take its unhappiness with Berman’s ruling to the 2nd Circuit U.S. Court […]

     Judge Rules for Brady – Suspension is Nullified and Going Back in Time

    Judge Richard Berman has ruled that Tom Brady’s four-game suspension should be nullified. As of now there is no word on a possible appeal by the NFL.   In light of today’s breaking breaking NFL […]

     David Feherty and CBS Sports Part Ways After Failed Contract Talks

    CBS Sports will not renew the contract of on-course reporter David Feherty after the two sides failed to reach an agreement on Feherty’s role with the network’s golf coverage. Feherty has been part of CBS’s […]

     The Agent – Inside Information

    Tonight marks the fourth episode of ten of the docuseries ‘The Agent’. Just in case you have not watched the series, the one-hour show follows four NFLPA contract advisors as they recruit and prepare players […]

     Football Coach Tim Beckman Fired by University of Illinois

    The University of Illinois has dismissed football coach Tim Beckman just one week before the start of the 2015 season. An external review found that Beckman attempted to influence medical decisions and pressured players to […]

     Florida and Colorado State to Meet in 2018 as Part of McElwain’s Buyout

    First year University of Florida football coach Jim McElwain left Colorado State for Gainesville last December. When McElwain left the Fort Collins school for Florida the two schools agreed on a $7 million dollar buyout. […]

     Kyle Busch Motorsports Files Lawsuit Against Former Sponsor and Driver

    Kyle Busch Motorsports has filed a lawsuit against former driver Justin Boston and former KBM sponsor Zloop. Zloop is a computer recycling company that is owned by Justin Boston’s father. KBM is alleging that Boston […]

     New Jersey is Thwarted Again in Quest for Legalized Sports Betting

    The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has denied New Jersey’s latest attempt to bring legalized sports betting to the state’s casinos and racetracks.This was the second time that New Jersey’s attempt to bring sports betting […]

     Texas Court Dismisses Lawsuit of Former LSU Assistant Coach John Chavis

    A Texas district court has dismissed the lawsuit filed by current Texas A&M defensive coordinator John Chavis against his former employer LSU. Judge Travis Bryan III ruled that the court lacked the jurisdiction to hear […]

     Jury Says Jordan’s Name is Worth $8.9 Million in Grocery Store Ad Case

    A jury in Chicago has decided that Michael Jordan’s name is worth $8.9 million for a one-time unauthorized ad that appeared in Sports Illustrated in 2009. The S8.9 million amount was close to the $10 […]

     NFL Concussion Settlement Continues to be Challenged

    It was almost two years ago just before the start of the 2013 NFL season that the NFL concussion settlement was first announced. It was in April of this year that Judge Anita Brody gave […]

     Is an Injunction the Next Step for Brady in His Suspension Fight?

    With the NFL regular season only three weeks away Tom Brady’s suspension fight takes on even greater urgency. Yesterday, Judge Richard Berman scheduled the next hearing in the case for August 31. According to Pro […]

     Jordan Testifies in Grocery Store Lawsuit

    Retired NBA superstar Michael Jordan took the stand to testify in his lawsuit against a grocery store chain that used his name in an advertisement without his permission. Jordan is asking for $10 million which he […]

     NLRB Declines to Let Northwestern Football Union Effort Continue

    The National Labor Relations Board declined to allow a movement by Northwestern University football players to move forward with their efforts to form a union. The NLRB elected not to decide if scholarship football players […]

     More Potential Violations at UNC

    The University of North Carolina has announced that it has uncovered more possible violations in its women’s basketball and men’s soccer programs. Because of these new findings the school will delay its response to the […]

     Fighter Anderson Silva Suspended for a Year

    Anderson Silva, an Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar, was suspended for one year retroactive to January 31 and fined $380,000 by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Silva’s suspension was the result of failed drug tests prior […]

     What is the Fair Market Value for the Use of Michael Jordan’s Name?

    What is the price that should be paid for the use of Michael Jordan’s name in a single print ad?  A jury in Chicago will get to decide that question. In 2009 Dominick’s food stores […]



    INTERVIEWS & COLUMNS

     The SLT Interview with Paul Anderson – Part ...

    SLT presents the second part of the interview with Paul Anderson. To look at Paul’s great website go to nflconcussionlitigation.com     SLT - Do you have any ideas on a time-line or even the number of […]

     SLT interview – NFL concussion litigation wi ...

    SLT is plased to welcome Paul Anderson who will share his insights and knowledge of the ongoing NFL concussion litigation. Paul is a great example for law students looking to break into the Sports Law industry. […]

     Part 2 of the SLT interview with Daniel Gandert on ...

    November 15, 2011 SLT- What thoughts do you have on the NFL settlement, and what can we learn from it? DG- This negotiation was interesting in the way that the power shifted between the two sides, particularly […]

     Negotiation with Daniel Gandert of Northwestern Un ...

    November 14, 2011 SLT is pleased to welcome back Daniel Gandert of Northwestern Law School. Negotiation is an integral part of the practice of Sports Law and today we take a look at some of […]