Sports Law. Legal news and articles for February 21 - 22, 2012

Neb. city's illegal immigration law to be nuisanceKEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Ex-judge in US defends forced abortion ...KEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Justices will review racial preference ...UK court OKs legal claim to be served via FacebookMichael Waltrip: I've had at least 10 concussions in racingLifelong Advocate and Young Entrepreneur Lamell McMorris Elected to the NAACP ...Move over, Oscar! This sports lineup is goldenNickname uproar in North Dakota damaging schoolMore Women, Girls Take up Firearm SportsNew Kansas law targets concussions as a risk to student-athletes' brainsSouth Korea Cracks Down on Match-Fixing EpidemicIowa View: Better ways to recycle those drink containersLatest South Carolina News, Sports, Business And EntertainmentSPORTS: Area anglers dominate top of leaderboard of salmon derbyBlacks adds former European Tour golfer to list of sports consultants

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Bill aims to make cash for sports more than fantasy
So Md NewsFebruary 1, 2012

by AARON CARTER, Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS In Maryland, playing fantasy sports for cash and prizes could make you a criminal. Technically, because of ambiguities in state law, Marylanders are prohibited from collecting cash and prizes in fantasy ...more »

Six of the best UT-A&M hoops games
San Antonio ExpressFebruary 5, 2012

The Aggies are bound for the Southeastern Conference, and the Longhorns are declining to play their soon-to-be nonconference foe in any sport for the foreseeable future. Staff writer Brent Zwerneman glances back at six of the best UT-A&M hoops games ...more »

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Neb. city's illegal immigration law to be nuisance
KEYC TVFebruary 22, 2012

AP Sports News Video AP source: Obama seeks 28 percent corp. tax rate AP National News Video More>> NYPD monitored students at colleges across Northeast; sent agent on rafting trip, noted prayer. (Graphic by AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey) More>> By JOSH FUNK ...more »

KEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Ex-judge in US defends forced abortion ...
KEYC TVFebruary 21, 2012

AP Sports News Video AP National News Video More>> NYPD monitored students at colleges across Northeast; sent agent on rafting trip, noted prayer. (Graphic by AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey) More>> By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) - A ...more »

KEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Justices will review racial preference ...
KEYC TVFebruary 21, 2012

A broad ruling in favor of the student, Abigail Fisher, could threaten affirmative action programs at many of the nation's public and private universities, said Vanderbilt University law professor Brian Fitzpatrick. A federal appeals court upheld the ...more »

UK court OKs legal claim to be served via Facebook
KEYC TVFebruary 21, 2012

AP Sports News Video AP National News Video More>> NYPD monitored students at colleges across Northeast; sent agent on rafting trip, noted prayer. (Graphic by AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey) More>> By RAPHAEL SATTER Associated Press Legal authorities said ...more »

Michael Waltrip: I've had at least 10 concussions in racing
USA TODAYFebruary 21, 2012

We're open to working with any other sport as well." For now, veteran driver Jeff Burton is trying to gather as much information as he can about the long-term effects of concussions. Burton's father-in-law is a physician and has attended sports...more »

Lifelong Advocate and Young Entrepreneur Lamell McMorris Elected to the NAACP ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 21, 2012

Within a few years, McMorris also opened Perennial Law Group ( www.perenniallg.com ) and Perennial Sports and Entertainment ( www.perennialse.com ), which collectively represent a number of well-known entertainers and dozens of professional football, ...more »

Move over, Oscar! This sports lineup is golden
Fox NewsFebruary 21, 2012

Rick Horrow is the "Sports Professor," and is the Sports Business Analyst for Fox Sports. He has been the Visiting Expert on Sports Law at the Harvard Law School, and has authored "When the Game Is on the Line" and "Beyond the Scoreboard: An Insider's ...more »

Nickname uproar in North Dakota damaging school
Boston HeraldFebruary 21, 2012

They are so single-minded in their attachment to a sports-team nickname that they want it engraved in the state constitution, as if it were essential to a free society. Another petition has temporarily reinstated the original law to keep the name, ...more »

More Women, Girls Take up Firearm Sports
WLTX.comFebruary 21, 2012

Research by the National Sporting Goods Association shows female participation in target shooting grew by 46.5% between 2001 and 2010. And an October 2011 Gallup Poll found 23% of women own a gun. In Iowa, a law that took effect on Jan.more »

New Kansas law targets concussions as a risk to student-athletes' brains
Kansas.comFebruary 21, 2012

A new state law on concussions requires schools to have someone at games to evaluate possible concussions. Amy Miller stands next to her son, Peyton, who has suffered concusions while participating in sporting events. A new state law on concussions ...more »

South Korea Cracks Down on Match-Fixing Epidemic
New York TimesFebruary 21, 2012

... began hauling in professional soccer players on suspicion that they had manipulated game outcomes in return for bribes from middlemen, often their retired colleagues, who worked for criminal rings running illegal Internet gambling sites.more »

Iowa View: Better ways to recycle those drink containers
DesMoinesRegister.comFebruary 21, 2012

Expanding the deposit law to cover juices, teas, sports drinks and water is even costlier than the bottle bill as we have it today. The beer and soft-drink folks have a system in place for pickup and redemption, but the Snapple, Gatorade, Gerber, Hi-C, ...more »

Latest South Carolina News, Sports, Business And Entertainment
WSAV-TVFebruary 21, 2012

By: | AP COLUMBIA, SC (AP) Legislators are discussing a bill that would make it illegal for convicted sex offenders to serve as foster parents in South Carolina. Current law prohibits children from being placed in foster care with people who have a ...more »

SPORTS: Area anglers dominate top of leaderboard of salmon derby
Peninsula DailyFebruary 21, 2012

Chris Tucker/Peninsula Daily News Isaac Conrad, left, holds a fake check for $10000 that his brother-in-law, John Otness, won for catching a 17.6-pound blackmouth salmon at the Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby award ceremony near the Gardiner boat ramp ...more »

Blacks adds former European Tour golfer to list of sports consultants
Yorkshire PostFebruary 21, 2012

Sports law specialist Blacks Solicitors has appointed former European Tour professional golfer and member of the European Tour Players' Committee Paul Eales as the latest sports consultant of the firm. Mr Eales follows a number of other high profile ...more »

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