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Overtime Elite, a Pro League for the Next Generation of Basketball Stars

USA - August 6 2021 Founded in 2016 and based in New York City, Overtime is the leading brand for the next generation of sports fans with a community of over 45 million…

Six Contracting Tips for Property Owners and Real Estate Developers to Protect Themselves from Contractor Distress and Related Bankruptcy Filings

USA - May 5 2021 Over the past year, the Covid-19 pandemic upended many industries. While the construction industry has largely been able to operate throughout the…

The Future of the Internet of Things and Sports

USA - April 3 2020 As the NFL and other sports leagues contemplate how to resume operations in the face of the COVID-19 crisis, the availability of data has taken…

Antitrust Settlement Reached in College Recruiting Case

USA - December 18 2019 On December 12, 2019, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice filed an antitrust case and simultaneous settlement against the National…

New Law Gives Student-Athletes Mandatory Whistleblower Protections

USA - May 16 2019 In the aftermath of concerns on student-athlete safety following the death of a Maryland football player during conditioning drills last year, new…

Drones and Sports? Pro Leagues and NCAA Weigh In

USA - May 3 2019 Recently, the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) accepted comments on the future of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (“UAS”), those aircraft under…

DOJ Reaches Settlement with Learfield IMG College over Alleged Unlawful Agreements Not to Compete

USA - February 22 2019 Last week, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced a proposed settlement in its lawsuit against leading college sports…

Ninth Circuit Finds Implied Antitrust Immunity for USATF and USOC in Advertising Restriction Case

USA - August 10 2018 Earlier this week, a three judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in the case of Gold Medal LLC v. USA Track & Field. The…

Time to Place Your Bets? Key Things to Know about the Supreme Court Sports Gambling Decision

USA - May 16 2018 This week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision authorizing the states to decide whether sports betting should be legal within their…

Will Supreme Court Review Challenges to Baseball Antitrust Exemption?

USA - May 10 2018 You don’t think of sports website FanGraphs as a go-to source for legal analysis. But in a provocative April 30th post by Nathaniel Grow, https://www…