Follow

Collegiate and Professional Sports Law Blog Blog

Articles: 1-10 of 94

New Federal Legislation Proposal Authorizes Student-Athletes to Unionize

USA - May 27 2021 A group of Democratic U.S. Senators, led by Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) have introduced the College Athlete…

15-Year-Old Soccer Star Granted Temporary Restraining Order on National Women’s Soccer League Age Rule

USA - May 26 2021 Soccer phenom, 15-year-old Olivia Moultrie has been granted a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in her challenge to the National Women’s Soccer…

State Name, Image, and Likeness Laws With July 1st Effective Dates Continue To Grow

USA - May 7 2021 The race to enact Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) legislation moves forward on a state-by-state basis while the NCAA continues to hold its promised…

Mississippi Student-Athletes Name, Image, and Likeness Law Awaits Governor’s Signature

USA - March 29 2021 Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves is expected to make Mississippi the seventh state to enact name, image, and likeness (NIL) legislation. When signed…

Women’s National Soccer Team Collective Action Against USSF: Settlement, in Part

USA - March 25 2021 In 2019, female professional soccer players on the United States Senior Women’s National Team, including well-known players like Megan Rapinoe…

Supreme Court Allows DOJ to Join Oral Argument in Alston Case

USA - March 23 2021 The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it would allow the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to became an additional presenter during the landmark…

UPDATE: NCAA President Recommends Delay In Name, Image and Likeness Vote

USA - January 9 2021 Following receipt of a letter from the United State Department of Justice-Antitrust Division expressing concern about the NCAA’s anticipated vote…

Major League Soccer To Exercise Force Majeure Clause To Reopen Negotiations With Its Players To Address COVID-19 Financial Realities

USA - December 30 2020 Major League Soccer (MLS) has informed the MLS Players Association that it intends to exercise the force majeure clause that was recently added to the…

The Proposed “College Athletes Bill of Rights” Joins Growing Number Of Federal Bills On Student-Athlete Rights

USA - December 20 2020 Shortly after the Supreme Court granted certiorari to consider the Ninth Circuit’s ruling that the NCAA violated federal anti-trust laws by illegally…

Supreme Court Grants Certiorari To Consider NCAA’s Request To Review Ninth Circuit Anti-Trust Ruling

USA - December 17 2020 While the legal focus on college athletics has been on the impending expansion of name, image, and likeness rights for NCAA student athletes…