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.Read More »
While the NFL Litigates, the MLB and MLBPA Avoids Conflict (Again) and Announces Joint Policy on Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse
Unless you have locked yourself in a bunker for all of 2015, you are at least “generally aware” of the basics of the Deflategate saga between Tom Brady and the NFL. While the NFL and NLFPA have been butting heads and spending millions (twelve lawyers appeared at a recent Deflategate federal court hearing) in this litigation and others, the MLB and MLBPA have again been quietly working behind closed doors avoiding potential problems and this week announced a joint domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy.Read More »
Was Geno Smith Jawing Off Too Much or Should He Bring Legal Charges Against IK Enemkpali?
On Thursday August 13th, New York Jets starting quarterback Geno Smith had his jaw surgically repaired with metal plates. Smith suffered two fractures in his jaw when he was punched in the Jets locker room on Tuesday by reserve linebacker Ikemefuna Enemkpali. On top of being released by the Jets, Enemkpali has the potential for further suspensions, fines, and even legal charges being brought forth against him for his actions inside the locker room.Read More »