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This Week In Sports Law: Bucks Dancer Lawsuit, Aaron Hernandez Estate, Gareon Conley AccusationThis Week In Sports Law: Bucks Dancer Lawsuit, Aaron Hernandez Estate, Gareon Conley AccusationDevney honored at Law DayMurphy's Law: Outlaws ride into Cherokee Speedway on FridayHaggenmiller reflects on 14 years at Michigan TechMTU multi-sport coach Haggenmiller resignsQ&A: Joey Barton's ban, explainedBill would toughen law for drug overdosesSports Ministry mulls jail term for doping under new lawLaw to allow Oklahoma universities to sue sports boosters - News ...Sports Gambling Ban Repeal Could Happen in Trump's First Term, Group SaysLawmakers suggest former Trump aide Flynn broke US lawLaw to allow Oklahoma universities to sue sports boostersO'Melveny Practice Leader on the Evolving State of Sports LawLaw to allow Oklahoma universities to sue sports boosters

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Bill would make daily fantasy sports leagues legal in Texas
MyStatesman.comApril 3, 2017

Fantasy sports have evolved into a large but mainly self-regulated industry nationwide as various for-profit fantasy sports leagues navigate a patchwork of state laws. Last year, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a nonbinding opinion saying that ...more »

This Week In Sports Law: US Soccer Peace, Sefolosha Settles, Lochte's New Lawsuit
ForbesApril 9, 2017

Labor Peace For U.S. Women's National Team. U.S. Soccer and the U.S. Women's National Team Players Association ratified a new collective bargaining agreement this past week that will run through 2021. The previous collective bargaining agreement ...more »

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This Week In Sports Law: Bucks Dancer Lawsuit, Aaron Hernandez Estate, Gareon Conley Accusation
ForbesApril 30, 2017

Milwaukee Bucks Settle Dancer Wages Lawsuit. The Milwaukee Bucks are out of the NBA Playoffs and also done with the courtroom, at least concerning any claims set forth by a former dancer who claimed that she and other dancers were underpaid.more »

This Week In Sports Law: Bucks Dancer Lawsuit, Aaron Hernandez Estate, Gareon Conley Accusation
ForbesApril 30, 2017

Milwaukee Bucks Settle Dancer Wages Lawsuit. The Milwaukee Bucks are out of the NBA Playoffs and also done with the courtroom, at least concerning any claims set forth by a former dancer who claimed that she and other dancers were underpaid.more »

Devney honored at Law Day
Martins Ferry Times LeaderApril 30, 2017

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Belmont County Bar Association met Friday to mark Law Day 2017 and to honor a community member. Association members also discussed changes to Ohio law regarding incarceration of fourth- and fifth-degree felony offenders.more »

Murphy's Law: Outlaws ride into Cherokee Speedway on Friday
Spartanburg Herald JournalApril 29, 2017

Off in the distance, if you squint and look toward the horizon, you can see the approaching riders. You can hear the rolling thunder getting louder. Look beyond the tumbleweeds blowing in the wind. Try to ignore the uneasiness in the pit of your ...more »

Haggenmiller reflects on 14 years at Michigan Tech
Daily Mining GazetteApril 29, 2017

Haggenmiller is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan and taught sports law at Tech. As an athlete himself, Haggenmiller was a Master's national champion (15K classic, 2004) and a Junior Olympic medal winner (20K freestyle, 1989). He has ...more »

MTU multi-sport coach Haggenmiller resigns
UpperMichigansSource.comApril 28, 2017

When Haggenmiller began at Michigan Tech in August 2003, the landscape of the Huskies' endurance sports was quite different. Scholarships were added and facilities were upgraded over the last 14 years and Tech student-athletes now have expectations ...more »

Q&A: Joey Barton's ban, explained
ESPN FC (blog)April 28, 2017

But how did the FA arrive at this length of ban, and how does football look at betting? ESPN FC asked Ross Brown, senior associate at sports law practice Onside Sport, to explain the nuances of Wednesday's ruling. ESPN FC: Is there a precedent for such ...more »

Bill would toughen law for drug overdoses
Williamsport Sun-GazetteApril 28, 2017

The law is meant to encourage people to quickly report overdoses without fearing legal repercussions. However, Yaw said since the law's passage, emergency personnel have returned to the same location multiple times to treat the same individual for an ...more »

Sports Ministry mulls jail term for doping under new law
The Indian ExpressApril 27, 2017

Athletes and coaches found guilty of doping could be slapped with jail terms as the Sports Ministry is trying to generate a consensus on making the menace a criminal offence. Laws of countries such as Germany and Australia are being studied for the ...more »

Law to allow Oklahoma universities to sue sports boosters - News ...
Shawnee News StarApril 26, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a Senate bill that will allow universities to sue sports boosters and agents who violate ...more »

Sports Gambling Ban Repeal Could Happen in Trump's First Term, Group Says
Fox BusinessApril 26, 2017

As top sports officials and the American public soften their decades-long opposition to legal sports betting, the American Gaming Association, one of the leading advocates for a regulated marketplace for wagers, says that an end to the federal ban on ...more »

Lawmakers suggest former Trump aide Flynn broke US law
Williamsport Sun-GazetteApril 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law when he failed to seek permission or inform the U.S. government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian ...more »

Law to allow Oklahoma universities to sue sports boosters
The Oklahoma DailyApril 25, 2017

He says the new law will help prevent noncompliance with people who don't coordinate their support through the school or official booster clubs. Universities have compliance departments that help navigate the rules enacted by governing entities like ...more »

O'Melveny Practice Leader on the Evolving State of Sports Law
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessApril 25, 2017

Hired at O'Melveny & Myers this month, Raij was brought on board to co-chair the firm's lawyer sports industry practice group, which has made several prominent additions this year. .... Raij: The acquisition of a stadium, or a franchise is clearly ...more »

Law to allow Oklahoma universities to sue sports boosters
News & ObserverApril 25, 2017

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a Senate bill that will allow universities to sue sports boosters and agents who violate regulations. The bill signed Thursday allows a lawsuit against third parties who trigger penalties and economic losses against ...more »

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