Each week The Sports Esquires keep track of the sports law headlines so you don’t have to. This week’s edition features the Supreme Court’s consideration of sports betting, a case that will impact the Redskins’ trademark, and more.
Sports Gambling and Fantasy Sports
- The New Jersey sports betting case still has a chance with the Supreme Court. Dan Wallach’s thoughts and analytics. More analysis from John Brennan. Conduct Detrimental’s podcast on the news. What are the odds of a cert grant?
- Michigan becomes the third state this year to introduce a sports betting bill. Dustin Gouker has more on the development.
- Hawaii, Connecticut, and New Hampshire have introduced fantasy sports bills.
- Thomas Baker discusses how The Slants case could impact the Redskins. The audio and transcript from the Supreme Court hearing are here. I previously reviewed the amicus briefs and oral arguments in the case.
- Sheilla Dingus looks at the NFL’s web of secrecy in the painkiller lawsuits.
- Michael McCann and Robert Raiola discuss the tax implications of the Raiders moving to Vegas.
- The NFLPA wants Lane Johnson’s lawsuit transferred to New York.
- How the NFL benefits from workers’ compensation insurance.
- A look at LA Gear’s opposition to the Chargers’ new trademark.
- Division I Football Oversight Committee modifies recruiting package.
- Former Title IX officer accuses Baylor of discrimination and intimidation.
- Mississippi introduces a bill to govern NCAA investigations.
Best of the Rest
- Podcast: Thomas Baker joins the Conduct Detrimental Podcast to preview sports law issues in 2017.
- Dan Werly has an excellent and thorough preview of a number of sports law cases to watch in 2017.
- Michael Baumann provides some background to Mark Hunt’s lawsuit against Brock Lesnar and the UFC.
- President Obama pardoned Willie McCovey for tax evasion before leaving office.
- Interesting interview with Dana Hooper – athlete, agent, and now law professor.
- How Nate Duncan went from law school to NBA podcasting.