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     NFLPA Appeals Peterson Decision – Wants Independent Arbitrator to Hear Case

    The National Football League Players Association is asking that an independent arbitrator hear the Adrian Peterson suspension appeal. Following NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s decision on Tuesday to suspend Peterson for the remainder of the season the NFLPA attacked […]

     An Update on Sports Gambling in New Jersey

    Today in Trenton, New Jersey Judge Michael Shipp will hear oral arguments in the continuing battle over sports betting in the Garden State. The four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA are looking to stop […]

     Giancarlo Stanton’s Big Deal

    Slugger Giancarlo Stanton and the Miami Marlins will officially announce that they have agreed to a $325 million, 13-year contract today in Miami. The deal will help the Marlin’s credibility with the Miami fans and keep […]

     How Taxes Impact NHL Players, Teams and the Salary Cap

    The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTP) has issued a report on how personal income tax can be a contributing factor in the success or lack of success of NHL teams in the salary cap era. The 20 […]

     Will Muschamp Out at Florida

    It was a little less than two years ago that University of Florida football coach Will Muschamp  received his second contract extension even before he had finished his second season in Gainesville. Now two years later Muschamp […]

     Big Name NFL Agent Dismissed by CAA

    Ben Dogra, one of the biggest names in the world of NFL player representation has been terminated by Creative Artist Agency according to numerous reports. Dogra who represents numerous high profile NFL players is currently listed on […]

     CBS Won’t Be Able to Show Auburn-Alabama Game Because of Contract Quota

    Alabama Crimson Tide football games are frequently selected by CBS Sports to be the Southeastern Conference’s featured game on Saturdays. Because of the implications of the Alabama and Mississippi State game this Saturday CBS Sports quickly decided […]

     Once Again All MLB Free Agents Decline Qualifying Offers

    For the third straight year every free agent receiving a qualifying offer from their former Major League team of $15.3 million declined the offer in order to test the free agent market. Monday was the deadline for players […]

     MLB to Investigate Cubs for Possible Tampering in Hiring of Maddon

    Major League Baseball has begun an investigation of possible tampering by the Chicago Cubs in the hiring of manager of Joe Maddon. Maddon opted of his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays and then a short time […]

     Former UNC Football Player Sues School for Failing to Provide Quality Education

    Michael McAdoo, a former University of North Carolina football player, has filed a lawsuit against the school for failing to provide him and other athletes a quality education. McAdoo claims that the school promised him […]

     The NFL’s HGH Testing Program

    The NFL’s HGH testing program is into its second month of existence and already there are critics of the program.  Travis Tygart the CEO of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is one of the […]

     Penn. Supreme Court Rules That NCAA Must Go To Trial Over Penn St. Sanctions

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied a request by the NCAA to forego a January trial over the legality of the penalties issued against Penn St after the Sandusky scandal. The NCAA maintained that a lower court […]

     Octagon Signs Rising American Tennis Player Jared Donaldson

    Earlier this week Octagon announced that it had signed 18-year old American tennis player Jared Donaldson to a representation agreement. Though Octagon’s signing of Donaldson is hardly earth shattering Sports Law news it will be […]

     Cubs Introduce New Manager Maddon

    It was just ten days ago that it was announced that Joe Maddon had opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay Rays after spending nine seasons managing the club. The Chicago Cubs and Theo […]

     Baseball Free Agents

    Baseball’s off-season will heat-up at 12:01 am on Tuesday with the beginning of the free agent signing period. Baseball’s free agency rules require teams that did not have one of the ten worst records this past […]

     A-Rod’s Suspension is Over – Back on Yankees’ Roster

    The end of the World Series means the conclusion of the 2014 Baseball season and the end of Alex Rodriguez’s season-long suspension. Yesterday, the New York Yankees reinstated the 39-year-old Rodriguez to their 40-man roster. […]

     NCAA Gives Gurley Four-Game Suspension

    The NCAA announced that Georgia star running back Gurley will be eligible to come back for Georgia’s November 15th game against Auburn. The NCAA’s decision means that Gurley will miss two more games for the Bulldogs […]


     The SLT Interview with Paul Anderson – Part ...

    SLT presents the second part of the interview with Paul Anderson. To look at Paul’s great website go to nflconcussionlitigation.com     SLT - Do you have any ideas on a time-line or even the number of […]

     SLT interview – NFL concussion litigation wi ...

    SLT is plased to welcome Paul Anderson who will share his insights and knowledge of the ongoing NFL concussion litigation. Paul is a great example for law students looking to break into the Sports Law industry. […]

     Part 2 of the SLT interview with Daniel Gandert on ...

    November 15, 2011 SLT- What thoughts do you have on the NFL settlement, and what can we learn from it? DG- This negotiation was interesting in the way that the power shifted between the two sides, particularly […]

     Negotiation with Daniel Gandert of Northwestern Un ...

    November 14, 2011 SLT is pleased to welcome back Daniel Gandert of Northwestern Law School. Negotiation is an integral part of the practice of Sports Law and today we take a look at some of […]