Tag Archives: sports law

High Stakes: The Fight for Legalized Sports Gambling and its Underlying Impact on Federalism

NICHOLAS DILTS—Every spring, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament becomes one of the largest events in the country as millions tune in to watch the fascinating and heart-wrenching action that is “March Madness.” During this past year’s tournament, it was reported that roughly $10 billion was going to be wagered on the tournament, but that only […]

Safety Net Provides a Win-Win: Why the NCAA’s Proposal to Change the NBA Draft Rules is an Overdue Improvement

NICOLE COMPARATO—As college basketball season returns and fans’ favorite teams take the hardwood, there will undoubtedly be murmurs about the players who entered the NBA Draft foregoing their remaining years of eligibility. Fans will especially lament those players who went undrafted or remain unsigned by NBA teams when they could have been continuing their college […]

Funny Business Gets Serious: Judge Moreno Orders Ethical Inquiry Into Attorney Who Assisted NCAA With UM Investigation

BY CHRISTINA HIMMEL — Recently, news broke that Chief U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno in the Southern District of Florida began asking questions about the propriety of the relationship between the NCAA and Nevin Shapiro’s bankruptcy attorney, Maria Elena Perez. Specifically, Judge Moreno wants to determine whether the relationship between the NCAA and Perez was […]

ICC Arbitration Conference To Address Emerging Legal Issues In International Sporting Events

BY ALEC HEYDEMANN — This November 11-13, the International Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Miami International Arbitration in Latin America conference.  This meeting marks the tenth anniversary of the ICC’s annual Miami conference and will highlight current and future issues in international arbitration, with a particular focus on topics involved in the 2012 London Olympic games, as […]