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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.  Last week we brought you sport-specific links each day to catch you up on recent sports law news.  This week our weekly links column returns as the Hernandez trial concludes, the Wrigley rooftop …

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Nobody Puts Bryant in the Minors! Except for Mr. Epstein…

Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs had a stellar spring training. Bryant should be a shoe-in for the Cubs’ major league 25-man roster come opening day, right? If you've been paying attention to any major sports news outlet, you know that's not the case. This past Monday, March 30, the Cubs reassigned Bryant to their minor league camp, meaning that the number two prospect in all of baseball will start the season in the minor leagues. Why?

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Sports Law Links – MLB, NBA

Our daily coverage of recent sports law developments continues today with baseball and basketball. The Wrigley dispute continues, Rob Manfred looms large on Pete Rose and the international draft, and everyone has an opinion on NBA draft eligibility. MLB The Cubs and Wrigley rooftop owners continue their fight over the …

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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. In this week’s edition: MLS CBA negotiations continue, the UNC academic scandal gets worse, and Adrian Peterson’s suspension is overturned.

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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. Just in time for spring training, baseball has dominated the news this week with the Cubs’ lawsuit and antitrust issues. The Hernandez trial continues, as do the MLS labor negotiations.

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The Final Fight at the Friendly Confines?

It finally happened. After beating around the bush for years – including multiple lawsuits against the City of Chicago and the Commission on Chicago Landmarks – a group of owners that operate the rooftop seating clubs on the buildings behind Wrigley Field sued the Chicago Cubs and chairman Tim Rickets in the Northern District of Illinois. The Rooftop Owners allege a number of claims stemming from the Cubs’ ongoing, Wrigley Field “expansion” project.

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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. In this week’s Sports Law Links: NFL scandals proliferate, sports gambling is at a tipping point, and golf caddies fight back.

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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. The NFL season may be over, but the league’s sports law issues are not. Enjoy our post-Super Bowl edition of Sports Law Links.

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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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Sports Law Links

Each week we keep you updated on what’s new in the sports law world. Here’s our first edition of Sports Law Links in 2015.

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