Sports law doesn’t stop for the holidays. This week’s edition of Sports Law Links features a host of NCAA issues, the new NBA CBA, sports gambling in the Trump presidency, and more.
- Steve Berkowitz: new filings in the Alston case indicate possible settlement.
- Rutgers receives notice of seven potential football violations.
- NCAA issues third notice of allegations against UNC. Andrew Carter explains how we got here and what’s new in this notice.
- Soccer player sues University of Connecticut for stripping scholarship after obscene gesture.
- Steve Silver explains how the Restitution Rule punishes schools for obeying court orders.
- Andrew Leonard: could E-sports lead the way to a fair future for college athletes?
- Ford Sheild has a helpful timeline of the events in the Joe Mixon case.
- Brian Windhorst and Larry Coon answer questions about the new CBA.
- Danny Leroux looks at winners in the new CBA.
- Eric Pincus looks at designated extensions in the new CBA.
- As a result of Chris Bosh’s situation, the NBA will create medical panels to evaluate players. More details from Ira Winderman.
- NBPA projects the salary cap will rise to $120 million by 2020.
- From hip hop artist to general counsel: an interview with the Golden State Warriors’ David Kelly.
Sports Gambling and Fantasy Sports
- Dan Roberts: could a Trump presidency spur legalized sports betting? More thoughts from four industry experts.
- Bookmaker pleads guilty in online sports betting operation.
- Prosecutors seek 97 months prison time for Wrigley rooftop owner in fraud case.
- Rob Manfred talks potential future rule changes in baseball.
Best of the Rest
- 2016 Retrospectives: Zach Zagger looks back at the biggest sports cases of 2016. Tony Iliakostas recaps his top five sports law issues of the year. Podcast: Conduct Detrimental recaps the sports law stories of December.
- Two dozen sports agents discuss the evolution of their business and where the agency world is headed in 2017.
- Matthew Heimlich breaks down the upcoming NHL expansion draft.
- The White Bronco launches The Docket, a page for recent sports law documents.
- Daniel Alfreds provides tips for sports rights holders concerned about the secondary ticket market.
- IOC opens 28 new doping cases for Russian Olympic athletes.
- MLB and NBA recognize the value of sleep in new labor deals.
- FIFA extends sanctions relating to match manipulation and betting activity.