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The Proposed “College Athletes Bill of Rights” Joins Growing Number Of Federal Bills On Student-Athlete Rights

Shortly after the Supreme Court granted certiorari to consider the Ninth Circuit’s ruling that the NCAA violated federal anti-trust laws by illegally limiting the value of athletic scholarships, new federal legislation has been introduced that could drastically change the world of college athletics and drastically limit the NCAA’s current authoritative stronghold on student-athletes. Senators Corey...… Continue Reading The post The Proposed “College Athletes Bill of Rights” Joins Growing Number Of Federal Bills On Student-Athlete Rights appeared first on Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Blog.
December 20, 2020

Senators to Introduce Additional Federal Legislation Regarding Collegiate Student-Athletes

For the second time in a little more than a month, Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal and New Jersey Senator Cory Booker have announced plans to introduce additional federal legislation impacting collegiate student-athletes “in the coming months.” This follows the Senators’ previous introduction of the “College Athlete Pandemic Safety Act,” which would eliminate the ability of colleges...… Continue Reading The post Senators to Introduce Additional Federal Legislation Regarding Collegiate Student-Athletes appeared first on Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Blog.
August 13, 2020

NCAA Compliance Best Practices for Institutions During COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has severely affected the world of college sports. Division I conferences canceled their conference tournaments and the NCAA announced it would not be holding NCAA basketball championships this season, ending March Madness. COVID-19’s impact, however, did not stop there. The NCAA issued a division-wide “dead period” on recruiting through April 15,...… Continue Reading The post NCAA Compliance Best Practices for Institutions During COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Blog.
March 29, 2020

The Sports World Responds to COVID-19

As the world responds to COVID-19/Coronavirus, the world of professional and amateur sports is responding as well. The virus had already has begun impacting the sports world and its impact with likely increase. The spread of the virus throughout the United States has led to growing concerns about sporting games and events.  As a result,...… Continue Reading The post The Sports World Responds to COVID-19 appeared first on Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Blog.
March 11, 2020

Seventh Circuit Declines to Award Damages to Victorious Janus Plaintiff

An employee who paid “fair share” union fees under protest is not entitled to damages to refund any of the money he paid the union, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has held. Janus v. Am. Fed’n of State, No. 19-1553 (Nov. 4, 2019). The Court explained fair share fees were “an... Continue Reading
November 20, 2019

Former College Athlete Sues NCAA, Member Schools for Student-Athlete Pay

Following the NCAA’s recent policy announcement to allow current student-athletes to benefit from the use of their name, likeness and image, a former college athlete has filed a class and collective action complaint against the NCAA and 23 member schools for failing to pay student-athletes. Former Villanova football player Ralph “Trey” Johnson filed a suit...… Continue Reading The post Former College Athlete Sues NCAA, Member Schools for Student-Athlete Pay appeared first on Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Blog.
November 8, 2019

NCAA Adds, Then Modifies, Certification Requirements for Agents

In 2018, in response to a federal investigation into alleged corruption, the NCAA established the Commission on College Basketball to fully examine critical aspects of Division I men’s basketball. Among its recommendations, the Commission said student-athletes should be permitted to declare for the NBA draft but maintain their college eligibility if not drafted. This rule...… Continue Reading The post NCAA Adds, Then Modifies, Certification Requirements for Agents appeared first on Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Blog.
August 21, 2019

MLB Appears Ready To Dive into Uniform Patch Advertising

After observing the success of the NBA’s uniform patch program, Major League Baseball appears ready to utilize similar uniform advertising. According to MLB’s Executive and Vice President of Business and Sales Noah Garden, the MLB is considering advertising patches for players’ uniforms. Although the patches cover only a small portion of uniform space (approximately 6.25...… Continue Reading The post MLB Appears Ready To Dive into Uniform Patch Advertising appeared first on Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Blog.
July 22, 2019