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In too Deppe: Antitrust Suit Against NCAA Falls Flat

Last year, Peter Deppe initiated a challenge to the NCAA’s scholarship limits and transfer rules, after failing to transfer and receive an athletics scholarship at a new school. This week, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana all but shot down Deppe’s case, once again upholding the NCAA rules in face of the Sherman Act.

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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 sexual assault lawsuits against Baylor and concussions in the NFL and NHL.

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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 the DraftKings-FanDuel merger, the New Jersey sports betting case, and a new NCAA transfer lawsuit.

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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 New Jersey’s continued push for sports betting, the Jon Jones arbitration decision, and the Chargers stadium vote.

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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 the New Jersey sports betting repeal bill and the looming DFS merger.

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O’Bannon and the NCAA: No Cert for You!

In a relatively unsurprising decision, the Supreme Court has denied petitions for both the NCAA and Ed O’Bannon in one of the landmark cases for the collegiate model. Overall, while both sides petitioned for cert, this is a pretty favorable result for the NCAA.

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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 the onset of NBA free agency and more NFL legal problems.

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The Depth of Deppe’s Case Against the NCAA

After facing an onslaught of litigation on almost every possible amateurism restriction, the NCAA now faces another lawsuit. The newest suit targets restrictions on Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) student-athlete transfers and scholarship limits.

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Anchors Away: How Golf Quietly Implemented Its Putting Decision

Nearly three years ago, the official process of changing the Rules of Golf to prohibit the anchoring of clubs when making strokes began. Some players indicated an interest in legally challenging the ban, even retaining legal counsel to explore possible litigation. But now the ban is here, and the legal fight seems to have gone nowhere. How does the anchoring ban affect tour pros and what happened to the legal fight the golf world thought was coming?

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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 a number of MLB legal issues, the Texas AG’s DFS opinion, and the tennis match-fixing scandal.

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