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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


Pacific Pro League To Provide Amateur Football Alternative, Glimpse Of Value Of College Athletes
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 20 2017

NFL agent Don Yee, longtime representative of Tom Brady, and a list of football notables including ESPN’s Adam Schefter and two-time Super Bowl


National College Players Association Urges Prospective Student-Athletes To Negotiate Scholarship Terms With Colleges
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 16 2017

The College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) and Executive Director Ramogi Huma’s (Huma) efforts to unionize the Northwestern University football