Sports Law

Volume 13, Issue 2 is now live!
Volume 13, Issue 2 is now live!

Volume 13, Issue 2 is now live!

The Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law is thrilled to share that Volume...

$185 Million Settlement Reached in Minor League Baseball Dispute
$185 Million Settlement Reached in Minor League Baseball Dispute

$185 Million Settlement Reached in Minor League Baseball...

Minor league baseball players earning poverty wages has become the industry standard....

Is the PGA Golf Tour a Monopoly?
Is the PGA Golf Tour a Monopoly?

Is the PGA Golf Tour a Monopoly?

FindLaw examines legal questions raised by the PGA Tour's actions prohibiting golfers...

It's Not 'Assault' if You Run Onto an NFL Field and Get Tackled
It's Not 'Assault' if You Run Onto an NFL Field and Get Tackled

It's Not 'Assault' if You Run Onto an NFL Field and Get...

FindLaw discusses NFL Linebacker Bobby Wagner's tackle of an animal rights activist...

U.S. Supreme Court: School District Cannot Fire Coach for Personal Religious Observance After Games
U.S. Supreme Court: School District Cannot Fire Coach for Personal Religious Observance After Games

U.S. Supreme Court: School District Cannot Fire Coach for...

The U.S. Supreme Court has held in favor of a former high school football coach...

Could Leagues and Teams be Joint Employers Before the NLRB?
Could Leagues and Teams be Joint Employers Before the NLRB?

Could Leagues and Teams be Joint Employers Before the NLRB?

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking...

NCAA Guidance Allows Schools to Engage in Certain Name, Image, and Likeness Activities With Student-Athletes, NIL Entities
NCAA Guidance Allows Schools to Engage in Certain Name, Image, and Likeness Activities With Student-Athletes, NIL Entities

NCAA Guidance Allows Schools to Engage in Certain Name,...

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors has approved new guidance clarifying how...

The NCAA Committee on Infractions Has Spoken: Clark Atlanta University (Division II)
The NCAA Committee on Infractions Has Spoken: Clark Atlanta University (Division II)

The NCAA Committee on Infractions Has Spoken: Clark Atlanta...

The NCAA Division II Committee on Infractions (“COI” or “Committee”) […]

NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee: Georgia Institute of Technology
NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee: Georgia Institute of Technology

NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee: Georgia...

The Committee on Infractions (“COI” or “panel“) found violations of […]

The NCAA Committee on Infractions Has Spoken: University of Alaska Fairbanks
The NCAA Committee on Infractions Has Spoken: University of Alaska Fairbanks

The NCAA Committee on Infractions Has Spoken: University...

The NCAA Committee on Infractions (“Committee” or “COI” or “panel”) […]

A personal reflection on the Summer Programme on Sports Governance and Human Rights  - By Pedro José Mercado Jaén
A personal reflection on the Summer Programme on Sports Governance and Human Rights  - By Pedro José Mercado Jaén

A personal reflection on the Summer Programme on Sports...

Editor’s note:Pedro is an intern at the Asser Institute and currently studying the...

ISLJ Conference 2022 - Transnational sports law and governance in turbulent times - Early Bird Registration Ends Tomorrow!
ISLJ Conference 2022 - Transnational sports law and governance in turbulent times - Early Bird Registration Ends Tomorrow!

ISLJ Conference 2022 - Transnational sports law and governance...

On 25 and 26 October 2022, the Asser Institute in The Hague will host the 2022 edition...

New Event - Zoom In - Sports Governing Bodies and the Russian invasion of Ukraine - The end of neutrality? - 12 October - 16.00-17.30 CET
New Event - Zoom In - Sports Governing Bodies and the Russian invasion of Ukraine - The end of neutrality? - 12 October - 16.00-17.30 CET

New Event - Zoom In - Sports Governing Bodies and the Russian...

Sport is often presented by Sports Governing Bodies (SGBs), and in particular the...

BC Athletic Commission Adopts Fighting Foundation’s “White Belt” Brain Health Knowledge Video!

BC Athletic Commission Adopts Fighting Foundation’s “White...

I am proud to announce that British Columbia has just become the first Canadian...

Anderson Silva Claims Knocked Out Twice in Training.  If True Bout Should Be Called Off

Anderson Silva Claims Knocked Out Twice in Training. If...

This week Anderson Silva gave an interview admitting he was knocked out not once...

South Carolina Approves Bare Knuckle Boxing and Open Scoring

South Carolina Approves Bare Knuckle Boxing and Open Scoring

Among the items for vote on this week’s agenda for the South Carolina State Athletic...

United States National Institute of Health Admit CTE Caused by Serial Brain Injury

United States National Institute of Health Admit CTE Caused...

Medical uncertainty. A mountain of poor decisions can be built on this foundation....

Fighting Foundation Launches Fighter Brain Health Basics Video

Fighting Foundation Launches Fighter Brain Health Basics...

The non profit Fighting Foundation has released their first in a series of fighter...

Study – UFC Glove Type Linked With “Clear Pattern” of Higher Eye Poke Rate

Study – UFC Glove Type Linked With “Clear Pattern” of Higher...

The 2022 Association of Ringside Physicians annual conference just wrapped up in...

Colorado Shuts Down Melvin Guillard Bare Knuckle Boxing Licence

Colorado Shuts Down Melvin Guillard Bare Knuckle Boxing...

BKFC 31 is scheduled to take place on October 15 in Denver Colorado. Among the bouts...

Ringside Doctors Working on Consensus Statement on Headgear in Combat Sports

Ringside Doctors Working on Consensus Statement on Headgear...

Headgear. Does it help? Does it harm? Different combat sports have toyed with their...

Jake Paul to MMA Labor Lawyer “Hit me in the DMs”

Jake Paul to MMA Labor Lawyer “Hit me in the DMs”

Not trying to hook you with a clickbait headline but a short exchange between YouTube...

Colorado Removes Cannabis From Banned Substances, Approves 3 Minute Rounds for Women’s Boxing and More

Colorado Removes Cannabis From Banned Substances, Approves...

Today the Colorado Office of Combative Sports and Combative Sports Commission held...

BC Athletic Commission Publishes Warning to Western Canadian Martial Arts Championship

BC Athletic Commission Publishes Warning to Western Canadian...

The BC Athletic Commission enjoys monopoly jurisdiction over certain combat sports...

Nevada Reveals More Details For “Slap Fighting”

Nevada Reveals More Details For “Slap Fighting”

This week the Nevada Athletic Commission green lit the new combat spectacle of ‘slap...

Association of Ringside Physicians Holds Open Discussion on Transgender Athletes in Combat Sports

Association of Ringside Physicians Holds Open Discussion...

Among the many important topics canvassed at the 2022 Association of Ringside Physicians...

Nevada To Consider Approving “Slap Fighting”

Nevada To Consider Approving “Slap Fighting”

Further update October 19, 2022– I reached out to the Association of Boxing Commissions...

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