Monthly Archives: March 2012

Decision Not to Clear Kendall Marshall Driven By Liability Concerns?

By Chris McAndrew, a Junior Journalism/Pre-Law major at Temple University Injuries happen in sports all the time.  Whether it’s a minor sprain or a broken bone, athletes of every sport have to worry whether their bodies are truly healthy enough … Continue reading

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Shocking Sports Agent’s Tell-All Is A Must-Read

Since reading Jim Bouton’s, Ball Four there have not been many sports “tell-alls” that have excited me. Most of these books feel like a last-ditch attempt to scream, “Look at me!” to jump back into the spotlight for another five … Continue reading

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Sport-In-Law Friday Feature: Former Duke Stars Land In Court Over Failed Real Estate Ventures

By Spencer Wingate, a legal assistant for Brock & Scott PLLC in Charlotte, NC and SportInLaw.com author. Each Friday, The Legal Blitz features an article from our good friends at Sport-In-Law in an effort to fulfill our promise of providing … Continue reading

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Transparency Problems Plague NFL Drug Testing

By Colin Tansits, a sophomore at Temple University’s School of Communications and Theater. Whether it was Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa in the late 90s or Ryan Braun recently, performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) in sports has become an encompassing subject. … Continue reading

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Linsanity Stirs (Lin)tellectual Property Rights Confusion

By Colin Tansits, a sophomore at Temple University’s School of Communications and Theater. New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin has become a polarizing figure in sports over the past few months. With his emergence out of seemingly nowhere into the … Continue reading

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Sport-In-Law Friday Feature: Cowboys and Redskins Docked Cap Space by NFL

By Spencer Wingate, a legal assistant for Brock & Scott PLLC in Charlotte, NC and SportInLaw.com author. Each Friday, The Legal Blitz features an article from our good friends at Sport-In-Law in an effort to fulfill our promise of providing … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Implications of FIFA’s Hijab Ban

In a questionable 2007 decision, international soccer organization FIFA banned the wearing of hijabs by Islamic women players during matches.  The ban of the traditional headscarf, which is often required of Muslim women, affected their right to play the sport.  … Continue reading

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Sport-In-Law Friday Feature: Settlement Reached in UC-Davis Wrestling Title IX Case

By Ashley Foster, an Illinois attorney, Miami (FL) Law graduate, and SportInLaw.com author Each Friday, The Legal Blitz features an article from our good friends at Sport-In-Law in an effort to fulfill our promise of providing the best sports law … Continue reading

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Mets’ Financial Responsibility Amid Court Ruling on Madoff Scheme

Yet another chapter has begun in the saga of the New York Mets organization’s financial responsibility in Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, which collapsed over three years ago.  U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff for the Southern District of New York … Continue reading

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Sport-In-Law Friday Feature: Former Scout Files Wrongful Termination Suit Against Houston Astros

By Spencer Wingate, a legal assistant for Brock & Scott PLLC in Charlotte, NC and SportInLaw.com author. Each Friday, The Legal Blitz features an article from our good friends at Sport-In-Law in an effort to fulfill our promise of providing … Continue reading

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