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     More on the Role of Agents in the NFL

    Last week Russell Okung of the Seattle Seahawks announced that he was going to handle his next contract without an agent. Okung authored an article listing several reasons why he was in a position to […]

     Froome Wins Tour de France – Doubters Still Remain

    Britain’s Chris Froome won his second Tour De France in three years when he reached the finish line in Paris yesterday. With the sport of cycling still recovering from the scandals of past decades Froome still […]

     Arizona Coyotes and City of Glendale Resolve Arena Lease Dispute

    The Arizona Coyotes and the city of Glendale have reached an agreement to keep the Coyotes in town for at least two more seasons. In June the city of Glendale moved to get out of […]

     Is the Writing on the Wall for NFLPA Contract Advisors?

    Earlier this week Russell Okung of the Seattle Seahawks announced that he is not going to use an agent when he becomes a free agent following the 2015 NFL season. The question that should now be […]

     Company That Had Fantasy Football Event Cancelled Sues NFL

    Fan Expo LLC has sued the NFL in a Dallas County, Texas court after the company’s planned fantasy football convention in Las Vegas was cancelled after the NFL threatened to suspend NFL players that were involved […]

     Russell Okung Decides to Tackle Free Agency Without an Agent

    Offensive tackle Russell Okung of the Seattle Seahawks has decided he will enter free agency following the 2015 NFL season without an agent. Okung who was the sixth overall draft pick in the 2010 NFL […]

     Judge Wilken Approves $60 Million Settlement in EA Sports and NCAA Case

    Federal Judge Claudia Wilken has given her approval to a $60 million settlement in the lawsuit filed by former Arizona State and Nebraska quarterback Sam Keller against the NCAA, EA Sports and the Collegiate Licensing Company. […]

     Michele Roberts and Adam Silver Don’t See Eye-to-Eye on NBA Financial Condition

    When Michele Roberts took over as executive director of the NBA players’ union she knew that the job would not be easy. The tough part of her job is just beginning after NBA commissioner Adam Silver went […]

     Dez Bryant and Cowboys Get Deal Done

    At the beginning of the week Dez Bryant threatened to sit-out regular season games if he was not going to get a long term deal from the Dallas Cowboys. Bryant’s threats may have worked as […]

     Class Action Lawsuit Takes Aim at NFL and DirecTV

    The NFL and DirecTV have been named as defendants in a class action antitrust lawsuit filed by a San Francisco bar named the Mucky Duck. Attorney Michael Hausfeld, as well as the firm of Glancy Pongray […]

     Dez Bryant Threatens to Sit Out Regular Season Games

    Wide receiver Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys is threatening to sit out regular season games if he does not get a long-term deal from the team by tomorrow. Bryant has received the franchise tag […]

     Djokovic Retains Wimbledon Title – But for the Majority of Pros the Money Is Not There

    Novak Djokovic’s victory at Wimbledon yesterday was his third Wimbledon title and his ninth overall victory in one of the four majors. Life is good for Djokovic who should earn somewhere close to $50 million […]

     University of Illinois Athletic Department Under Siege

    Ramogi Huma, the National College Players Association executive director, has sent a letter to the University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise asking that the school fire athletic director Mike Thomas, football coach Tim Beckman  and […]

     Federal Judge Orders Cancellation of Redskins’ Trademark Registration

    United States District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee on Wednesday ordered the cancellation of the Washington Redskins’ trademark registration protection. The judge ruled that the team name may be disparaging to Native Americans.   The Redskins […]

     Ole Miss Begins to Investigate Possible Violations by Football Player

    The Ole Miss athletic department has begun its own investigation into possible violations involving football player Laremy Tunsil and will cooperate as well with an NCAA investigation.   Last week representatives of the NCAA were […]

     Night-time Doping Tests at the Tour de France

    The 2015 Tour de France got started on July 4 and after all of the doping scandals that have plagued cycling over past decades the race has put into place stricter testing protocols.   One […]

     NBA Free Agents and the 2016-17 Salary Cap Increase

    The NBA’s free agent market opened last week and there has been plenty of movement in the first several days of free agency. It was expected that players would shy away from long term deals […]


     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 […]