Apr
27

CAA Sports Acquires Fermata Partners

Via Fermata Partners Twitter

Talent and sports agency powerhouse Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Sports has acquired the consumer licensing agency Fermata Partners, according to SportsBusiness Daily. Both parties seem to be excited about the new venture. CAA Sports strengthens its already premiere client list with more branding and licensing, while Fermata Partners gains access to some of the top…
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Feb
24

CSE And MIT Partner Up To Explore Innovation In Sports Technology

CSE has partnered with STE@M at MIT.

Atlanta-based agency, CSE is partnering with STE@M, the Sport Technology and Education division at the Massachusetts Institution of Technology, to support and impact the field of sport technology, according to a press release issued by the company. Through this partnership, CSE will work with the MIT faculty, students, industry partners, and athletes who are passionate…
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Feb
03

DePaul Journal Of Sports Law & Contemporary Problems – 2015 Symposium

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What: DePaul Journal of Sports Law & Contemporary Problems – 2015 Symposium When: Friday April 10, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Where: DePaul University College of Law – 25 East Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604 Description The DePaul College of Law Journal of Sports Law & Contemporary Problems proudly presents its 2015 Symposium.…
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Jan
28

Penn Law 2nd Annual Sports Law Symposium

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What: 2nd Annual Penn Law Sports Law Symposium presented by The Heisman Trust Where: University of Pennsylvania Law School, 3501 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 When: Friday, February 13, 2015 Description The symposium will address the intersection of the sports and entertainment industries in relation to business and law.  As currently planned, the symposium will…
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Jan
13

Duke Law 5th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

Via Duke Law School Website

What: Duke Law 5th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium When: Friday January 16, 2015 Where: Duke Law School- 210 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708 Description The Fifth Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium, Friday January 16, 2015, will provide meaningful opportunity for discussion and interaction among Duke students, visiting professors, legal practitioners, and industry…
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Jan
12

University Of Pikeville Now Offering Athletic Scholarships For ESports

Via University of Pikeville's Website

The following is a guest contribution from Roger R. Quiles, an attorney based in New York City. He received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University and his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. The University of Pikeville is now the second university in the United States to recognize eSports,…
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Dec
04

Ryan Mallett’s Agent Speaks About Paying College Athletes

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett (15) signals at the line of scrimmage against the Cincinnati Bengals at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

The agent for Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett believes that paying college athletes a stipend on top of receipt of athletic scholarships is inevitable.  Earlier this week, football agent and attorney J.R. Carroll spoke publicly about his position and took a position that I have held for quite some time — it is ridiculous to…
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Nov
06

Today: Tales Of A Sports Lawyer

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What: Southwestern Law School Sports Law Society presents “Tales of a Sports Lawyer: The Litigator” When: November 6, 2014 at 5:00pm PST Where: Southwestern Law School- Westmoreland Building 511 Description This is Southwestern Law School Sports Law Society’s first segment of their new speaker series, featuring stories from leaders in sport law. The first segment…
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Oct
29

Upcoming Elon Law Review Symposium

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What: Elon Law Review Symposium on Media, Regulatory and Labor issues in College Sports When: November 7, 2015 Where: Elon Law- 201 N. Greene St., Greensboro, N.C. Description & Panelists The symposium is worth 3.75 hours of general CLE credit. The symposium is free of charge; students, alumni, and members of the extended Elon Law…
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Oct
27

RECAP: Sports Representation Panel At Michigan Sport Business Conference

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Last Friday, the University of Michigan held the 3rd Annual Michigan Sport Business Conference, with the theme being ‘Game Changers.’  One of the breakout session panels, Sports Representation: Athletes, On-Air Talent and More, included some of the top athlete and broadcasting agents in the industry: 1) Evan Levine, Vice President of Business Development/Partnership, Roc Nation…
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