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The Online Sports Law DIY CLE Program

“Sports law” is an interesting concept.  Many refer to it as if it were a well-defined industry, despite openly acknowledging there is no particular area of the law dealing only with sports.  Instead, “sports law” encompasses the myriad situations in which the law interacts with the sports world.  While it …

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Sports Law Links

Each week The Sports Esquires keep track of the sports law headlines so you don’t have to. This week’s edition features more Tom Brady and Deflategate, Todd McNair, and a new CBA for MLS.

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Show Me the Money: Why Do Local Governments Subsidize Sports? – Part Two

Local governments portray sports subsidies as no-brainer success stories. However, a closer look at the cost of professional sports subsidies on the economic development of communities tells a different story.

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And They’re Off…A Little Too Soon

How Pimlico Race Course and the MD Jockey Club bowed to the demands of their corporate TV partner and left themselves open to potential liability in the wake of severe thunderstorms pounding the 140th Preakness Stakes.

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Why Britt McHenry Deserves to Be Fired…From Her Apology Alone

At this point, I don't feel like being the ten millionth person to argue that Britt McHenry should be fired for her outburst towards a tow truck company employee. Like most of America, I agree that Britt McHenry deserves to be fired. But unlike most of America, I don't think the ultimate decision to fire her should stem from her outburst towards a tow truck company employee, but rather from her “apology.”

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Show Me the Money: Why Do Local Governments Subsidize Sports? – Part One

At a time when local governments are strapped for cash while professional sports leagues collect higher profits than ever, cities and states pour money into stadium development projects and incentives for local sports teams in an effort to attract or retain professional sports in the area. Why do local governments value private, for-profit entertainment so highly, and what makes them so willing to invest millions in it?

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Welcome to the New and Improved Sports Esquires

Welcome to the new and improved Sports Esquires! We have been working for weeks to update and upgrade the website so that we can match the quality of our legal analysis to the quality of our web content. It took a little longer than expected (let’s just say we won’t …

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The Sports Esquires’ 2015 Sports Law Preview

2014 was a historic year in the world of sports law. From the looks of it, 2015 is shaping up to be just as intriguing. Here are the top sports law stories to follow in the upcoming year

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The Sports Esquires’ Top 10 Most Read Stories of 2014

Our first year of bringing you in depth analysis of the top sports law stories is officially behind us. There were a lot of intriguing issues that came up throughout the year, but these were the most popular among our readers:

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Why was that Sexual Assault Lawsuit against Jerry Jones and the Cowboys Dismissed? A Few Theories…

It was widely reported last week that Jana Weckerly had resolved her sexual assault lawsuit against Jerry Jones, the Dallas Cowboys, and Jones's attorneys. Both sides vehemently deny that any money was paid to Weckerly to resolve and dismiss the case, but can that really be true, especially after the parties engaged in an extensive mediation that culminated in the resolution? Here are a few theories regarding what happened behind closed doors.

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