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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 ongoing Russian doping scandal, the latest on the Cardinals-Astros hacking case, NFL commissioner power issues, and more.

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Lessons Learned from Deflategate

Deflategate is over. Though the NFLPA may still decide to pursue the case to the Supreme Court, it is highly unlikely that the Court would choose to hear the case. With the case effectively over, what lessons can be learned from one of the highest profile sports law cases ever?

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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 likely end of Deflategate, a potential Olympic ban on Russian athletes, and Draymond Green’s arrest.

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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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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 Deflategate appeal decision, the NFL concussion settlement, and growing momentum for fantasy sports legislation.

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Down Goes Brady: The NFL Scores a Huge Victory in Deflategate

Once again New Yorkers have dealt Tom Brady a defeat, only this time the loss wasn’t in a Super Bowl, but a courtroom. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed Roger Goodell his long-awaited victory. In a 2-1 decision, the panel reversed Judge Berman's decision that had vacated Tom Brady's suspension.

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Previewing the Deflategate Appeal Oral Arguments

Oral arguments in the Deflategate appeal take place on Thursday, March 3, 2016. Here’s a quick primer to get you caught up on where the case stands, what’s new with the appeal, and what to expect from oral arguments.

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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 Al Jazeera HGH allegations, the New York DFS fight, and the ongoing FIFA battles over corruption punishments.

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NFL Blitz: The League’s Surprising New Argument

The NFL filed its Deflategate Reply Brief to the Second Circuit on December 21, 2015. While the league mainly reiterated its previous arguments and responded to the NFLPA’s arguments, it also introduced a completely new argument in the last scheduled filing before oral arguments in March. What was the argument, why did the NFL wait so long to make it, and what impact will it have on the case?

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Deflategate Update: Where the Case Stands on Appeal

Since Judge Berman exonerated Tom Brady in September, the Patriots have done much to put Deflategate behind them, charging out to an AFC-best 11-2 record. But the case is far from over and the stakes in the appeal are just as high. Let’s take a look at where the case stands on appeal.

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