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: 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

IP Piracy in Latin America

A California Western Law Student contacted me the other day about a video on IP Piracy in Latin America produced by an organization called Proyecto ACCESO. If you’d like to set up a screening at your school or find out more about the film, contact Chinthana Konganda.

Seton Hall Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law 2010 Symposium

Date of Symposium: February 26, 2010 9:00am-5:00pm The Seton Hall Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law will be hosting its annual Symposium on February 26, 2010, to address current sports and entertainment issues.  Specifically, this event will examine the National Football League’s Rooney Rule, discuss financial and estate planning for athletes and entertainers, and consider … Continue reading

Fifth Annual Widener Sports & Entertainment Law CLE Symposium

Date: Wednesday February 24th, 2010 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 5 CLE Credits—PA & DE Location: Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom Main Law Building Sports, Film/TV, Music, & Ethics Panels Contact James Pitts for more details. Date: Wednesday February 24th, 2010 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 5 CLE Credits—PA & DE Location: Ruby … Continue reading

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.

DePaul University College of Law Sports Law Sympsium

DePaul University College of Law Sports Law Sympsium on “Sports and the Great Recession” DATE: Friday, February 12, 2010 TIME: All Day, starting with check-in at 8-9 a.m. LOCATION: University Center, 525 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60605.