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     Goodell to be Called to Tesify in Rice Hearing

    Former U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Jones has decided that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will be required to testify at next month’s hearing regarding Ray Rice’s suspension. Rice’s hearing is scheduled to begin November 5. […]

     McIlroy to Miss 2 Tournaments in Order to Prepare for Court

    Rory McIlroy has decided that he will pass on playing two golf tournaments in China in order to get ready for the trial involving his claims against Horizon Sports Management. McIlroy said on Monday that […]

     MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL and NCAA in Court to Stop Betting in New Jersey

    The major professional sports leagues and the NCAA were in court on Monday filing an injunction to stop sports betting from starting this coming weekend at Monmouth Park in New Jersey. It was just last […]

     Georgia Legislators React to Todd Gurley Suspension

    Georgia legislators are looking to take action against individuals who cause college athlete to lose their eligibility. In reaction to Georgia star running back Todd Gurley’s recent suspension state legislators are revisiting a 2003 law and […]

     Vanderbilt’s David Williams – From Law Professor to Athletic Director

    Vanderbilt’s athletic director David Williams is taking a lot of heat these days because of the dismal performance of the school’s football program under new coach Derrick Mason. However, not long ago Williams was being hailed as a […]

     Opting Out Does Not Pay Off For Three Former NFL Players

    Last week a federal judge in Minnesota ruled that the NFL and NFL Films did not improperly use the images of three former NFL players. Former NFL players Fred Dryer, Elvin Bethea and Ed White […]

     SEC Commissioner Mike Slive to Retire Next July

    Veteran sports lawyer and current Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive announced on Tuesday that he will retire next summer after 13 years of leading the SEC. With Slive leading the way the SEC has becomes […]

     Winston Keeps Florida State Compliance Office Busy

    Say what you want about the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston, but the one thing you can’t deny is that he keeps the Florida State University compliance office busy. The latest trouble for Winston centers […]

     Hail State and Coaches’ Contracts

    Back in March of this year Mississippi State and head football coach Dan Mullen agreed to add an additional year on to his contract. At the time this was hardly a big story in the sports […]

     Georgia Heisman Candidate Gurley Suspended

    Georgia star running back Todd Gurley has been suspended indefinitely for an alleged violation of NCAA rules. Various reports allege that Gurley sold autographed memorabilia for cash. It was just last year that Johnny Manziel then […]

     Will Goodell Testify in Rice Arbitration Hearing?

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said it is not his decision to make in regard to testifying in the Ray Rice arbitration hearing, but that former federal judge Barbara S. Jones will ultimately decide if he needs to offer his testimony. […]

     NFL Finally Begins HGH Testing

    After three years of negotiations between the NFL and NFLPA this week marks the beginning of HGH testing in the NFL. Five randomly selected players from eight randomly selected teams will be tested. The players selected […]

     NBA Reaches New TV Deals With ESPN and TNT

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has been on the job for less than a year but with the new television agreements announced on Monday Silver seems to be doing all the right things for the league. […]

     Charges in Agent Case Dropped for Former Tar Heel Tutor

    A North Carolina prosecutor has decided to drop the charges against a former University of North Carolina tutor who had previously been charged with violating the state’s sports agent laws. Jennifer Thompson was indicted last […]

     NCAA Investigation of Ole Miss

    With ESPN’s College Game Day coming to Oxford, Mississippi and featuring the Ole Miss and Alabama football game tomorrow the athletic department at Ole Miss is also being forced to deal with a continuing NCAA investigation. Of course the NCAA investigators are […]

     NFL and DirecTV Extend Contract for “Sunday Ticket”

    It seems almost nothing can stand in the way of the thriving NFL. Despite the recent off the field negative stories the NFL continues on with another lucrative media contract. The NFL and DirecTV have agreed […]

     FCC Will No Longer Support NFL Blackout Rule

    The Federal Communications Commission has decided it will no longer support the NFL blackout rule in locations where there are still unsold tickets less than 72 hours before kickoff. In a 5-0 vote the FCC […]


     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 […]