Tag Archives: Sports Law

Wrestlers United: The Case For A WWE Union

By Doug Fuglsang. Mr. Fuglsang is a licensed attorney in Illinois and Wisconsin with a Sports Law Certificate from the National Sports Law Institute. He can be reached at doug.fuglsang@gmail.com. In 2014, CM Punk, the self-proclaimed “Best in the World,” … Continue reading

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Stadium Owners Beware: Experts No Longer Needed in NJ Elevator/Escalator Injury Lawsuits

Anyone that has ever attended an American sporting event has witnessed the inevitable battle between drunk fans and gravity. These fans often struggle to stay upright walking on a flat surface. Put them on an escalator, though, and all bets … Continue reading

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WWE Body Slams Merchandise Counterfeiters

As seen originally on ATL Redline. The last time I watched professional wrestling, the WWE was the WWF and all the cool kids were crossing their arms over their crotches and yelling, “Suck it!” Today, such affinity for D-Generation X … Continue reading

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New Jersey Appellate Courts Issue Game-Changing Rulings on Tort Liability In Youth Sports

As seen on ATL Redline. Sport is often referred to as a mirror of a society. In New Jersey, the appellate court has recently used sports to reflect modern principles of tort liability. Within the past two weeks, the New … Continue reading

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Disability Insurance Takes Center Stage As Athletes’ Income Grows

Wearing Alabama gear to an Auburn house during the Iron Bowl is risky. Playing a contact sport without disability insurance is just plain dumb. Fortunately, as athletes’ salaries and endorsement deals skyrocket, more and more of the top performers are … Continue reading

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No Free Speech (Or Silence) In The NFL

Aside from death and taxes, there is one universal, or at least American, truth we must all accept — Roger Goodell can do whatever he wants. The NFL Commissioner has free reign to do as he pleases, including the complete … Continue reading

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Thanks For Nothing Adam Silver

Today was supposed to be a good day. Screw good, today was supposed to be an amazing, nailed a 6-team parlay kind of day. I awoke to numerous messages about how NBA Commissioner Adam Silver had penned an Op-Ed in … Continue reading

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Georgia Legislature Poised To Punish Real NCAA Offenders

Georgia star running back Todd Gurley violated an NCAA rule by accepting $3,000 for autographing memorabilia. Period. End of story. Gurley admitted his wrongdoing, effectively forfeiting the Heisman Trophy, and he prepared to face an appropriate punishment. But then the … Continue reading

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