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Sports wagering
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2017

One of the most closely watched cases of this year’s U.S. Supreme Court docket is Christie et al v. National Collegiate Athletic Association et al

All eyes on the Supreme Court: the Battle for widespread legalized sports wagering in America to have its day in court
  • Dickinson Wright
  • USA
  • November 9 2017

The biggest legal showdown in a long time on a question of gaming policy is about to come before the United States Supreme Court. At stake is the

eSports on the Rise as Collegiate Sport
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2017

Across the country, colleges and universities are turning to eSports as a new addition to their athletic programs. Earlier this year, the University

Class Action Filed Against NCAA and 20 Universities Alleging Student-Athletes with Scholarships Are Employees
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • October 4 2017

In the latest effort to argue that student athletes qualify as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), a class action lawsuit was filed

Student-Athletes Seek $45M in Legal Fees and Costs in NCAA Scholarship Antitrust Lawsuit
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2017

On Wednesday, in a lawsuit brought by student-athletes claiming that the value of their scholarships was anti-competitively capped by NCAA rules, the

Title IX Compliance: NCAA Adopts Sexual Violence Prevention Policy
  • Shumaker Loop & Kendrick
  • USA
  • September 6 2017

In August, a formal sexual violence prevention policy was adopted by the NCAA Board of Governors. College coaches, student-athletes, and athletics

New Sexual Violence Prevention Education Policy Adopted by National Collegiate Athletic Association
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

Coaches, athletics administrators, and student-athletes must be educated in sexual violence prevention under a policy adopted by the National

NCAA’s Statement on Student-Athlete Side Hustle Raises Questions
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • August 11 2017

University of Central Florida Kicker Donald De La Haye has been deemed ineligible because of compensation he earned from his YouTube videos. UCF

Elevated Scholarship Bargaining Power for Student-Athletes on the Horizon for Collegiate Athletic Departments
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2017

Last month, the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA), led by Executive Director Ramogi Huma, unveiled the College Athletic Protection (CAP

Protecting Schools From Concussion-Related Headaches
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2017

Canadian Courts recognize that there is some level of risk inherent in playing sports. However, it is incumbent upon schools and school boards to try