From Adrian Peterson’s appeal to match-fixing in soccer and the host of issues facing the NCAA, we’ve got you covered on the biggest stories in sports law with this week’s Sports Law Links.Read More »
Should Mr. Met be Replaced by Sexual Harassment Panda? A Look at the Legal Framework Surrounding the Allegations Levied Against the Mets and Jeff Wilpon.
On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, Leigh Castergine filed a complaint against the New York Mets and Jeffrey Wilpon in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York claiming Wilpon and the Mets discriminated against her on the basis of sex, pregnancy, and familial status. This news was essentially buried under a news day involving new Ray Rice video footage and talking heads trying to determine whether or not Danny Ferry is just a little bit racist or racist enough to be fired for his comments regarding Luol Deng. This article will attempt to shed more light on an intriguing news story which was essentially skipped over.Read More »
The Unfriendly Confines: Rooftop Owners Sue the City of Chicago and Commission on Chicago Landmarks over Wrigley Field Renovation Project
After months, if not years, of posturing, the owners of the rooftop buildings standing tall behind the cozy confines of Wrigley Field finally filed suit to prevent the Chicago Cubs from breaking ground on their long-anticipated expansion project. But, the rooftop owners are going about it in a wholly unexpected way.Read More »
Sports Law Links
It has been a busy couple of weeks in the world of sports law. The Sports Esquires rounds up the top stories in sports law as part of our effort to keep you informed about all that is happening behind the scenes of your favorite leagues and teams.Read More »
Drafting Tommy John
There has been a rash of Tommy John surgeries in Major League Baseball this year. What do teams need to consider when drafting a collegiate or high school pitcher who has torn his UCL?Read More »
MLB Hall of Fame: A Chamber for Stars or a Star Chamber?
Congratulations are in order for Greg Maddox, Jeff Glavine, and Frank Thomas. Cooperstown’s latest inductees are all undoubtedly Hall of Fame talents. As for the writers that voted them in? They’re collectively closer to minor league talents. It’s unbelievable how self-righteous and blissfully ignorant the members of the Baseball Writers …Read More »