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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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How Congress Gave the Gift of Saturday NFL Football

Ever wondered why we have a few seemingly random NFL games on Saturdays towards the end of the season? Why not Friday night? Why only at the end of the season? The answer lies in the lies in the Sports Broadcasting Act of 1961.

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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 myriad legal issues around the NCAA, the Redskins’ appeal brief, and the continued scrutiny on daily fantasy sports.

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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 Ninth Circuit’s O’Bannon decision, the insider trading scandal in fantasy sports, and MLB litigation updates.

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The Great Escape: The NCAA Receives a Tremendous Ruling for Now and The Future in The O’Bannon Appeal Decision

On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion on the NCAA’s appeal of O’Bannon vs. NCAA. The decision was a massive win for the NCAA, and for a number of reasons, the decision was a massive defeat for proponents seeking increased compensation for student athletes.

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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 continued legal uncertainties surrounding fantasy sports as well as the latest developments in FIFA’s corruption scandal.

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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 all four major sports, the NCAA, sports gambling, and more on the FIFA scandal.

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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 highlights the ongoing FIFA scandal and Sepp Blatter’s resignation, the UNC academic fraud allegations, and Tom Benson’s mental competency trial.

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