New York Law School, Sports Symposium, April 5, 2010

The Institute for Information Law and Policy at New York Law School & the Media Entertainment Sports Law Association Present: Sports Law Symposium Please join New York Law School’s IILP and MESLA on Monday, April 5, 2010 for its first ever Sports Law Symposium. There will be panels throughout the day and a networking reception … Continue reading

ASU Sports Law Symposium, March 29, 2010

Arizona State University’s Sports and Entertainment Law Students Association is pleased to announce its annual Sports Law Symposium, to be held from 9:00 am — 12:00 pm on Monday, March 29th, 2010.  It will be in the Great Hall in Armstrong Hall on ASU’s Tempe Campus. Click here for more details.

Pay Structure of Minor League Baseball Players

The pay structure of minor league baseball players is organized between three minor league farm systems.  They are organized as follows: class AAA, class AA, and class A leagues.  The Major League Baseball Offices is in charge of handling the contracts of minor league baseball players. While both the minor league and major league were … Continue reading

Spring 2010 Sports Law Symposium at Harvard

The Harvard Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law and Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law are pleased to announce the 2010 Spring Sports Law Symposium at Harvard Law School.  The event will take place on Friday, March 26, 2010, and is open to the public, free of charge. The theme for the symposium is … Continue reading

International Sport Law & Business Conference (ISLBC) in Istanbul, 6-7 Sept 2010

After considerable effort and outstanding collaboration among several actors, we are extremely excited to announce the International Sport Law & Business Conference (ISLBC) Call for Abstracts. The Conference website is found under: http://istanbul2010.islbc.org/ I encourage you to contribute a short abstract on research you are conducting or on issues you face in industry practice. This … Continue reading

NCAA DI Amateurism & Proposal 2009-22

It has simply been a hot season on all legal and policy fronts already, and we have yet to finish the first quarter of the year! Can we have any more fun? For NCAA DI Amateurism lovers, this will be a brilliant trip, just sip on some coffee before perusing… In an attempt to sum … Continue reading

NFL 2010 Free Agency Day 1

The free agent period began last week, and it didn’t take long for teams to make a splash.  The biggest news of the day was probably the signing of Julius Peppers by the Chicago Bears.  According to ESPN, Peppers signed a six year deal worth $91.5 million with $42 million being guaranteed.  Peppers will hopefully … Continue reading

Benefits of Social Media in Sports

Social Media is gaining momentum in the past couple years, especially in sports. We are beginning to see a change in the way our society communicates, as more and more people are beginning to use these social media outlets as a means to communicate with one another.  Sports which generally generates consistent revenue such as … Continue reading