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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 focuses on Deflategate again, but stadium subsidies, the jock tax, and the NBA also make appearances.

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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 Tom Brady and Deflategate, Todd McNair, and a new CBA for MLS.

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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 Tom Brady’s appeal, the uncertainty of sports gambling, and a host of NCAA issues.

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The Real Case of Service Time Manipulation

The Philadelphia Phillies recent demotion of Cody Asche to the Minor Leagues is an example of the MLBPA misplacing its focus on Major League debuts and overlooking actual Service Time Manipulation.

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A Primer on the Greg Hardy Appeal: Why His Suspension Will be Reduced, Even With the New Personal Conduct Policy in place

Last month, 217 days after placing him on the Commissioner’s exempt list, the NFL came down hard on Greg Hardy, suspending the Dallas Cowboys’ new defensive end without pay for the first 10 games of the 2015 season. What Hardy did was awful, and he probably deserves the 10-games suspension he got. But, it is very likely Hardy’s suspension will be reduced, and the NFL has no one to blame but itself.

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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 covers more Deflategate fallout, FIFA’s regulatory issues, the NBA’s looming labor war, and Cleveland’s jock tax.

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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 NFL concussion settlement, more on the UAB financial picture, another Barry Bonds legal victory, and much more information on fantasy sports.

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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

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 Emergence of the Qualifying Offer as a Legitimate Roster Building Tool and Salary Constraint

As Spring Training approaches another high profile free agent – Kansas City Royals pitcher James Shields – finds himself without a contract. Whether Shields has fallen victim to his age (33) or failure to live up to his “Big Game” James moniker there is no doubt that the Qualifying Offer made by the Kansas City Royals has affected his status on the open market.

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