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The effect of scandals on the economics of college sports

USA - August 6 2012 On July 16, 2012, the NCAA issued unprecedented sanctions against Penn State University, the Penn State University Athletic Department, its football program, and its legendary coach Joe Paterno relating to the criminal conviction of Jerry Sandusky and the actions of highranking Penn State officials in not reporting incidents related to Sanduskys criminal acts

Maidie E. Oliveau, Matthew D. Pace, Richard L. Brand.

University of Maryland Athletic Department cuts

USA - August 6 2012 The University of Maryland recently eliminated seven varsity athletic programs due to a multimillion-dollar deficit in the budget for its athletic department.

Maidie E. Oliveau, Matthew D. Pace, Richard L. Brand.

UFC vs. State of New York – a true heavyweight battle

USA - August 6 2012 In November of 2011, a group of plaintiffs – including leading Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promoter Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) – filed suit in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, seeking a declaration that New York State’s 14-year-old ban on professional MMA fights is unconstitutional, and an injunction banning its enforcement.

Maidie E. Oliveau, Matthew D. Pace, Richard L. Brand.

Concussion legislation

USA - August 6 2012 Over the last two years, 31 states have adopted youth concussion laws.

Maidie E. Oliveau, Matthew D. Pace, Richard L. Brand.

UFC vs. State of New York – a true heavyweight battle

USA - July 26 2012 In November of 2011, a group of plaintiffs – including leading Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promoter Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) – filed suit in the Southern District of New York, seeking a declaration that New York State’s 14-year-old ban on professional MMA fights is unconstitutional, and an injunction banning its enforcement.

Maidie E. Oliveau, Matthew D. Pace, Richard L. Brand.