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     Russia Says it Will Follow all WADA Recommendations to Fix its Drug-Testing Programs

    Russia said on Friday that it will follow all reccomendations offered by the World Anti-Doping Agency in order to clean up its drug-testing programs. Earlier this month a WADA report found that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency […]

     LSU’s Buyout for Les Miles

    It has been rumored all week that LSU head football coach Les Miles will be fired after the Tigers conclude their regular season on Saturday. With any contract termination of a coach the amount of […]

     Big Ten Media Rights Package

    The Big Ten Conference has been on the rise over the last few years in both basketball and football. The conference’s media rights packages with ESPN for football and CBS for basketball will expire after […]

     FIFA Begins Formal Proceedings Against Blatter and Platini

    The FIFA ethics committee has begun formal proceedings against Sepp Blatter and Michael Platini, who could face suspensions of at least six years from soccer. This past weekend the investigatory arm of the ethics committee said […]

     Appeal Denied For Wisconsin Basketball Player’s Eligibility

    Wisconsin freshman basketball player Andy Van Vliet has been ruled ineligible for the 2015-16 basketball season. Wisconsin had appealed the NCAA’s initial decision, but the school’s request for a waiver was denied by the NCAA […]

     NFL Concussion Settlement Appeal Update

    Yesterday, former NFL players appealing the $1 billion concussion settlement plan claimed that the agreement does not include future payments for chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the brain disease found in numerous players after their deaths. Many […]

     A-Rod Reaches Settlement of Legal Fees Lawsuit

    Alex Rodriguez has settled a lawsuit regarding his unpaid legal fees from his Biogenesis suspension. The lawsuit was filed in 2014 after the Gordon and Rees law firm claimed that A-Rod owed $380,000 in legal […]

     FIFA Committee Rejects Appeals of Blatter and Platini

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter and vice-president Michel Platini have had their appeals of their 90-day suspensions rejected by the FIFA Appeal Committee. Blatter and Platini were suspended in October when FIFA’s ethic committee investigated corruption […]

     Oral Arguments on NFL Concussion Settlement Appeal to be Heard on Thursday

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit will hear oral arguments on the appeals of former players who object to the settlement. In April of this year Judge Anita Brody gave her […]

     Wieters, Rasmus and Anderson Become First MLB Players to Accept Qualifying Offers

    Three MLB players late last week became the first players in the four-year history of qualifying offers to accept the offer since its inception in 2012. Over the past three Baseball off-seasons 34 players had been […]

     Texas A&M Sues Indianapolis Colts Over Use of ’12th Man’

    Earlier this week Texas A&M sued the Indianapolis Colts for using its registered “12th Man” trademark. The lawsuit filed by Texas A&M says that the Colts were initially contacted by A&M in 2006 when a […]

     Miami Marlins Bicker With Agent Scott Boras

    The Miami Marlins and agent Scott Boras are feuding about how the team is handling two of Boras’s clients. The dispute between the two sides escalated when team president David Samson said Boras will not […]

     The Beckman Report and His Response at the University of Illinois

    It is highly unusual when a head college football coach is fired one week before the start of the college football season. But, at the University of Illinois that is exactly what happened before the start […]

     Supreme Court Declines to Hear Cleveland Appeal of Visiting Athlete Tax

    The United States Supreme Court has decided not to hear the appeal of the city of Cleveland in regard to its method for taxing visiting professional athletes. In April, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that Cleveland’s […]

     Missouri and BYU Football Contract

    The Missouri and Brigham Young football game scheduled to be played this Saturday in Kansas City has been drawing a great deal of attention over the last 48 hours for reasons not related to football.  There […]

     Judge Sides With Orioles over Nationals in MASN TV Revenue Dispute

    On Wednesday, New York State Supreme Court Justice Lawrence Marks ruled in favor of the Baltimore Orioles and against the Washington Nationals in a dispute over broadcast right-fees owed to the Nationals. Judge Marks overturned an […]

     Florida Quarterback Grier Appeals Suspension

    Florida quarterback Will Grier has filed an appeal of his 12-month suspension for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Grier was the starting quarterback for the Gators’ first six games of the season before his positive […]


     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 […]