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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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Sports Law Links

Each week The Sports Esquires keep track of the sports law headlines so you don’t have to. This week, Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of murder, San Jose appealed MLB’s antitrust exemption to the Supreme Court, and the NBA announced HGH-testing will begin next season.

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The NCAA’s Ill-Defined Role in Academic Fraud Cases

Academic misconduct in the NCAA has become a bit of a hot button issue in the last decade, as the NCAA is categorizing academic improprieties as an impermissible extra benefit. When looking at academic fraud involving NCAA student-athletes, the million-dollar question is “What should the NCAA’s role be in assessing and punishing academic fraud?”

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Show Me the Money: Why Do Local Governments Subsidize Sports? – Part One

At a time when local governments are strapped for cash while professional sports leagues collect higher profits than ever, cities and states pour money into stadium development projects and incentives for local sports teams in an effort to attract or retain professional sports in the area. Why do local governments value private, for-profit entertainment so highly, and what makes them so willing to invest millions in it?

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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 the Hernandez trial goes to the jury, the Sharper plea deal faces scrutiny, and the Washington Nationals face a religious discrimination suit.

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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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Sports Law Links: NCAA Edition

Our daily Sports Law Links update continues this week with our coverage of the latest NCAA sports law headlines. In today’s edition: March Madness, the O’Bannon appeal, John Chavis’s contract dispute, and more.

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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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SILAS NACITA: WHEN ELIGIBILITY DECISIONS BREAK SOCIAL MEDIA

Today, the NCAA “declared” a Baylor football player ineligible for accepting housing, or at least that’s what was initially reported. After some time couch surfing and failing to find a concrete home, a concerned friend offered to help by providing an apartment. This provided apartment became the center of allegations of extra benefits. But is there more to the story?

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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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