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Will the American League Baseball finals be decided by the actions of a fan?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • October 18 2018

The beginning of October saw the start of the postseason in Major League Baseball and we are now at the finals stage in both the National and American

DOJ launches FCPA investigation into Major League Baseball
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • October 12 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice (the DOJ) has reportedly commenced an investigation into Major League Baseball centering on alleged Foreign Corrupt

MLB’s Tough Position on Sports Betting Extends to Advertising
  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2018

The Chief Legal Officer of Major League Baseball (“MLB”) recently released a memo reiterating to the league’s organizations that accepting sports

5 Key Takeaways from a Defense Verdict in a 15-Year MLB Stadium Case
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

In December 2017, Pennsylvania's intermediate appellate court affirmed a defense verdict for the designconstruction manager of a major league

Supreme Court Opens Door to Legalized Sports Betting
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2018

On May 14, the United States Supreme Court struck down a federal law that effectively prohibited states from legalizing sports betting. The Court’s

New Law Exempts Minor League Baseball Players from Certain Federal Minimum Wage, Overtime Pay Laws
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 17 2018

As part of $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill signed by President Donald Trump in March, section 13(a) of the Fair Labor Standards Act is amended to

Opening Day Edition: Beer Advertising and Sports
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2018

Today (March 29) is baseball’s opening day and beer and baseball are in the news. The New York Yankees appear to be in trouble for their new

Picked Off? Baseball Players Union Files Grievance Against MLB Teams Regarding Revenue-Sharing
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2018

According to recent reports by the New York Post and the Tampa Bay Times, the Major League Baseball Players Association - the union that represents

Human Rights Complaint on “Chief Wahoo” (Cleveland Indians) Logo to Proceed - Update on Law of Controversial Sports Logos
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • Canada
  • February 8 2018

In October 2016, hours before a championship series game between the Cleveland Indians and the Toronto Blue Jays, Douglas Cardinal, an Anishnaabe

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