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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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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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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 Sports Law Links: NFL scandals proliferate, sports gambling is at a tipping point, and golf caddies fight back.

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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. The NFL season may be over, but the league’s sports law issues are not. Enjoy our post-Super Bowl edition of Sports Law Links.

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Sports Law Links

The Mueller report and other NFL issues dominated this week’s sports law news, but there’s plenty more events around the sports world that made headlines as well.

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Breaking Down Ray Rice’s Appeal: He Will Win, The Internet May Break

How this appeal plays out will have a big impact on the upcoming revamped NFL Personal Conduct Policy. In fact, the appeal has already impacted how the NFL handles disciplining players for off-field misconduct. Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy were placed on the Commissioner’s Exemption List and likely told that such action does not constitute final discipline. Had the NFL done otherwise, it would be prevented from imposing further discipline in the form of fines or suspensions once the criminal cases are finalized.

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Clarifying the Chaos: What Is Really Going On With the NFL Personal Conduct Policy

Much has been written about the indefinite suspension of Ray Rice, including calls for Roger Goodell to resign or be fired. But few if any articles have taken the time to explain what exactly happened and what could happen from a legal standpoint. The vast majority of the conversation about the suspension has focused on righteous finger-wagging at the NFL, Roger Goodell, and the Ravens. While each of those parties deserves their fair share of scorn, there is an opportunity to learn, grow and move forward that is being missed.

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