University of Kansas SELS, February 22

Major League Baseball: A Look from Both Sides of the Bargaining Table Featuring: Rob Manfred, Executive Vice President, Labor Relations & Human Resources, Major League Baseball Steve Fehr, Special Counsel to the Major League Baseball Players Association Moderator: Tom Keegan, Sports Editor, Lawrence Journal-World Monday, February 22nd University of Kansas School of Law email Brian … Continue reading

NSELS Blog named a top 50 sports business blog

Check out the post here. Thanks to all our readers and authors.

New Event

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will no longer be holding the NSELS event in New Orleans. However, we have teamed up with the University of Florida School of Law for their event in January.

Interview with Vered N. Yakovee, Editor-in-Chief of the Entertainment & Sports Lawyer

Vered Yakovee is a dynamic individual. She is well-connected and well-versed in the sports and entertainment law fields. She teaches Sports Law at USC Gould School of Law, practices all aspects of sports law and insurance coverage law, and is Editor-in-Chief of the ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries’ Entertainment & Sports Lawyer. … Continue reading

Jonathan Lee’s Sports Recap: August 10-14

The sports law world was relatively quiet this week, but there were still stories that caught the attention of the press. Michael Vick is off the free-agent market as he signed a two year deal with . . . drum roll, please . . . the Philadelphia Eagles. The deal is reportedly worth $1.6 million … Continue reading

Jonathan Lee’s Sports Recap: July 6-10

As a little kid playing football, you might dream to one day make it to the pros, and play for your favorite NFL team.  If you actually make it, you might wonder about the legacy you will be leaving as a player. Steve McNair, former quarterback for the Tennessee Titans and Baltimore Ravens, left his … Continue reading

Jonathan Lee’s Sports Recap: June 22-26

The NBA Draft was the biggest talk of the night this past week, and it did not disappoint.  Like the draft two years ago, when Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen were both traded to the Boston Celtics in a blockbuster deal, there were some big-name deals made in this year’s draft.  The Kobe and Shaq … Continue reading

Jonathan Lee’s Weekly Sports Recap: June 1st-5th

A lot has happened in the first week of June in the area of sports law. Miami Heat guard Dwayne Wade has sued former business partner Richard Von Houtman for libel and slander. Wade is suing Houtman for $100 million dollars. He claims Houtman tainted his image by making false accusations that he used illegal … Continue reading

Bar study and sports

Peters was a sports enthusiast who enjoyed playing rugby on the weekends with a group of friends from college. The rugby matches were usually quite competitive and invariably someone would experience a minor injury because of the large degree of physical contact usually associated with the sport. During one Saturday afternoon rugby match, Peters was … Continue reading

Jonathan Lee’s Sports Recap for the week of May 25th-29th

Heading into the closing week in May, we examine another eventful week in sports law. The NFL had multiple headlines this week. Allegations emerged from a woman who claims she was raped by two men at the New Jersey home of Jets safety Kerry Rhodes. Prosecutors have released statements stating that Rhodes is not the … Continue reading