Each week The Sports Esquires keep track of the sports law headlines so you don’t have to. This week’s edition features a new suit over the Rams’ relocation, a Manning memorabilia scheme, and arguments in the New Jersey sports betting case.
- St. Louis sues NFL and its teams over the Rams’ relocation to Los Angeles. Here’s the petition.
- Sheilla Dingus looks at the fight over legal fees from the NFL concussion settlement. Judge Brody issued an order for Opt Outs from the settlement.
- Lawsuit alleges Eli Manning’s involvement in a memorabilia scheme. Michael McCann’s analysis.
- Morgan Slade looks at the possibility of an NFL team in London.
- Parties fight over whether Madden game violates California’s right of publicity law.
Sports Gambling and Fantasy Sports
- Dan Wallach has an excellent deep dive into the pro leagues’ arguments in the New Jersey sports betting case: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. New Jersey officials recently met with the Solicitor General about the case.
- Could PASPA pose a problem for NFL Draft betting in Nevada?
- NBA GMs pushing to alter in-season contract buyout and waiver process.
- Charles Oakley fights MSG brawl charges in court.
- Bribery in basketball: Kenyon Redfoot looks at how agency regulations fall short.