Syracuse University College of Law Entertainment & Sports Law Society to host Agent Leon Rose

where: Syracuse University College of Law (Room 175) when: April 7th at 11:45 a.m Mr. Heitner at SportsAgentBlog.com reported this event here.

Vermont Law School’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society to host two panels at annual Solutions Conference

Vermont Law School will host its annual Solutions Conference on April 3rd and 4th. The Vermont Law School Sports and Entertainment Law Society along with the National Sports and Entertainment Law Society will host two panels: Alternative Legal Careers: Sports and the Law Date & Time: Friday, April 3rd, 2009 from 10:30-12pm Panelist:Ed Mattes, Jim … Continue reading

University of Kansas Spring Sports Law Symposium

University of Kansas School of Law Sports & Entertainment Law Society Sports Law Symposium 2009 What: Symposium, A Lawyer’s Life in the Sports World:  Representing the Client, Athlete, and Institution Where: University of Kansas School of Law, Green Hall Room 104, 1535 W. 15th St.  Lawrence, KS 66045 When: Thursday, April 9, 2009 – 1:00 … Continue reading

Update: UEFA charges FK Pobeda with match fixing

Article located here. UEFA have charged FYR Macedonian club FK Pobeda for “manipulating the outcome of a UEFA match to gain undue advantage for themselves and a third party”. The charge relates to a 2004 Champions League first qualifying round match against FC Pyunik in Skopje, which the Armenian side won 3-1. The charge also … Continue reading

Plaxico Burress Update

According to Sal Paolantonio at Espn.com, “Burress is expected to appear in Manhattan criminal court Tuesday morning for a pre-trial hearing.” How will the Manhattan district attorney’s office handle the situation given the intense scrutiny they have had to prosecute Burress to the “fullest extent of the law.”  Burress hopes to handle the situation out … Continue reading

UCONN dealing with “March Madness”

In the midst of the “March Madness” tournament, UCONN mens basketball deals with alleged recruiting violations. Professor McCann comments about the situation in the Hartford Current: University of Vermont law Professor Michael McCann, who specializes in sports law and writes a column for SI.com, said that the NCAA could come down hard on UConn. The … Continue reading

Congress to probe BCS antitrust issues

Article located at: http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=4015667 Everyone from President Barack Obama on down to fans has criticized how college football determines its top team. Now senators are getting off the sidelines to examine antitrust issues involving the Bowl Champion Series. The current system “leaves nearly half of all the teams in college football at a competitive disadvantage … Continue reading

UEFA to Charge Club with Match Fixing

UEFA will bring match fixing charges against a European club within days, European soccer’s governing body said on Wednesday. “There are number of cases we have been looking at,” UEFA general secretary David Taylor told a news conference after the UEFA Congress. “It’s very complex and very difficult to find proof. But within the next … Continue reading

Looking to Race?

A mentor and friend of mine, Phil White, passed along this information to me.  Mr. White is the President of the Board of Directors at Indoor Recreation of Orleans County (IROC).  If you are interested in racing in the beautiful state of Vermont, check the following events out: May 23, 2009                Dandelion Run               http://www.dandelionrun.org June 6-7, 2009               … Continue reading

It’s “March Madness!”

For those of you that have been feverishly watching the NCAA basketball tournament: “March Madness” is a trademark!  It happens to be registered by a holding company owned by the NCAA and a high school athletic association located in Illinois called March Madness Athletic Association, L.L.C. Apparently the Illinois High School Association has used the … Continue reading