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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 Pechstein decision, the Sharapova ban, NCAA issues and more.

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The Minnesota Wild Could Potentially Alter the Legal Landscape of Daily Fantasy Sports

A garden-variety breach of contract suit quickly became a case with precedent setting potential for the Daily Fantasy Sports industry when one of the leading providers of DFS games recently asked a federal court to declare its fantasy sports offerings illegal under state and federal law.

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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 a number of NFL and MLB legal issues.

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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 Johnny Manziel, Dennis Wideman, Maria Sharapova, and a new NCAA transfer lawsuit.

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Dennis Wideman’s Appeal Decision Could Be Worse for the NHL

Independent arbitrator James Oldham reversed Commissioner Gary Bettman’s decision and reduced Dennis Wideman’s suspension to ten games, but only after he had already served 19 games of suspension. While any reversal of the league’s disciplinary decision is nominally a win for the NHLPA and the player, the NHL could have come out much worse.

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Handicapping The Sports Betting Rehearing En Banc

Last week, some of the most distinguished lawyers of our generation gathered in a cramped Philadelphia federal courthouse for a hearing that could have a profound effect on the timeline to bring legal sports betting to the whole of the United States. While the results of the hearing remain to be determined, it appears – again – that most Americans will have to wait a bit longer to place a wager on their favorite club.

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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 New Jersey sports betting oral arguments, the Penn athletes’ NCAA lawsuit, and Gary Bettman’s decision on Dennis Wideman.

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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 post-Super Bowl edition features a host of NFL legal issues, Dennis Wideman’s suspension, and more.

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The NHL’s Somewhat Principled But Flawed Suspension of Dennis Wideman

Dennis Wideman of the Calgary Flames was suspended for 20 games after what looked like a brutal hit on linesman Don Henderson, but only after taking one himself. The NHLPA is set to appeal on his behalf, an appeal that comes down to whether or not a concussed Wideman met the tenets of Rule 40.2 regarding physical abuse of officials.

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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 Rams’ move to L.A., a host of NCAA decisions, match-fixing in tennis, and the latest legal issues facing the DFS industry.

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