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Each week The Sports Esquires keep track of the sports law headlines so you don’t have to.  This week’s edition features the future of sports betting, obstacles to the sale of the Marlins, and more.


  • Judge dismisses former USC linebacker’s wage lawsuit against the NCAA and Pac-12.
  • A new Oklahoma law allows universities to sue agents and boosters who expose colleges to sanctions.
  • The NCAA spent big on lawsuit insurance. Now it’s suing to enforce claims.
  • Michigan State is suing to stop ESPN from accessing police reports of ongoing sexual assault investigations.

Sports Gambling and Fantasy Sports


  • Will the NHL come to its senses about concussions?
  • Judge denies NHL’s motion to compel discovery from Boston University in concussion case.


  • Milwaukee Bucks settle class action lawsuit with former dancers.
  • Does LeBron James have a legal case against a beer company?


  • Could Dalvin Cook sue the man who tried to sabotage his draft position?
  • Jane McManus follows up with Ray Rice in the aftermath of a high profile sports law case.

Best of the Rest

  • Jeremy Jarrett examines the legal and financial obstacles Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter will need to overcome to buy the Marlins.
  • The U.S. gymnastics system wanted more medals and created a culture of abuse to get them.
  • Michael McCann looks at five ways teams can deal with disruptive fans.

About Ian Gunn

Ian is a New Orleans attorney and a 2014 graduate of Tulane University Law School with a certificate in sports law. Before practicing law, he worked for the legal departments of the New Orleans Saints, the New Orleans Pelicans, and the San Antonio Spurs. He also interned for a player representation agency and an international stadium management company. At Tulane, he served as the Editor in Chief of The Sports Lawyers Journal, Senior Managing Editor of The Sports Lawyer, and as an officer for the Sports Law Society. Prior to attending Tulane, Ian graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in philosophy, B.S. in psychology, and minor in political science.

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The Sports Esquires keep track of the sports law headlines so you don’t have to.  This week’s edition of Sports Law Links features the FBI’s college basketball investigation, the New Jersey sports betting case, and more.

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