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Football Agent Accused of Violating North Carolina Athlete Agent Act

Terry Watson indicted for 2010 incidents with UNC football players.

FightClub.com, Now the Official Fantasy Football Game of Sports Media 101; Sign-Up Free, Win Big

Sports Media 101 Inc is proud to announce their exclusive fantasy partnership with FightClub, where fans can signup for free, win big money and play weekly.

Betting on This Season’s Super Bowl

The 2013/14 NFL season may have started now, but the Super Bowl is still some way in the distance for both fans and teams. However they don’t call them ‘futures’ bets for nothing, so people are already clamoring to get odds on the teams and deciding who to bet on, both to reach the final and to win the 2014 Super Bowl.

A Look at Two New 9th Circuit Opinions Involing EA Sports and the Right of Privacy

Two recent 9th Circuit opinions -- both with EA sports as a defendant to the litigation -- ruled opposite ways with regards to the right of privacy concerns at issue.

2013 NHL Draft: SportsLaw101′s Collection of Mock Drafts

Enjoy a collection of mock NHL 2013 NHL Drafts. The NHL Draft is Sunday June 30, 2013 at 3pm EST and will be televised on NBC Sports and TSN.

SportsLaw101′s Collection of 2013 MLB Mock Drafts

Collection of MLB Mock Drafts to prepare for tonight's 2013 MLB draft.

Federal Judge Dismisses Pennsylvania Governor’s Suit Against the NCAA

Judge uses strong language in dismissing PA. Governor's lawsuit against the NCAA seeking to vacate penalties given by NCAA.

Sports Law Job Post – Assistant Counsel, National Football League

Sports law job posting for NFL Assistant Counsel. Apply here.

Sports Law Job Posting – Associate Legal Counsel, Houston Rockets

Sports law job posting for Associate Legal Counsel of the Houston Rockets. Details here.
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Will NFL Retirees Accept Rights Usage Settlement in Dryer V. NFL?

Legal issue between the NFL and class action of former NFL Players, represented by Fred Dryer. The settlement of $42million dollars still has not been accepted by all players, will they accept it?

Sports Law Job Posting – Senior Counsel, Churchill Downs Inc.

Sports law job posting working with the Kentucky Derby. providing legal support and counsel to the company's departments
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Unexpected Touchdown in Electronic Art’s Legal Conundrum – the Tim Tebow Play Call

Recent discovery of the use of Tim Tebow's name in an Electronic Arts NCAA Game, might bring new developments to the lawsuits of Ryan Hart and Sam Keller against the company.

NFLPA and NFL Continuing to Develop HGH Testing Protocols, Could This Aid the Concussion Problem in the Future?

The NFL and the NFLPA continue to negotiate towards human growth hormone testing in place for the 2013 season. The issue now is the league's proposal for testing to begin immediately.

US Senate May Pursue Ending Sports Leagues’ Tax-Exempt Status

The US Senate is considering a bill that would end the NFL and other sports leagues' status as "non-profit" organizations for tax purposes. The author of the bill, Senator Tom Coburn, believes that the federal government would generate over $91 million in additional annual revenue as a result of this change in tax status.

Does OSHA Have a Role in Giving Professional Athletes a Safe Work Environment?

OSHA's purpose is to regulate the workplace environments to ensure employee safety. Why doesn't OSHA regulate professional sports?