2017 NBA All-Star Game Will No Longer Be Played In North Carolina

The NBA announced on Thursday that the 2017 All-Star game will not occur in Charlotte, citing North Carolina’s House Bill 2 as the reason for the move. House Bill 2, also known as HB2 or the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, is an anti-LGBT legislation passed in March which forces transgender people to use public bathrooms…

Basketball Agent Brad Ames Pleads Not Guilty At Arraignment

On June 13, we reported that Chicago youth basketball coach and agent to professional basketball players, Brad Ames, was charged with four counts of producing child pornography, one count of conspiracy to produce same and one count of knowingly receiving child pornography. Earlier today, Ames had his arraignment before the U.S. Magistrate Judge. Sports Agent Blog…

2016 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium Live Stream

What: 2016 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium – A Changing Game: Challenging the Status Quo in Sports Law at Villanova School of Law. When: Friday, April 1 from 9 AM to 1 PM Where: Arthur M. Goldberg ’66 Commons at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law – 299 North Spring Mill Road,…

FIFA Match Agent Pleads Guilty in U.S. to Corruption Charges

According to Bloomberg Business, a Colombian soccer consultant pleaded guilty to paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to officials who awarded media and marketing rights, admitting he used sham contracts and Panamanian bank accounts to cover his tracks. Miguel Trujillo, 65, entered his plea in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, where he was the 13th…

Professional Caddies Lose Class-Action Lawsuit Against The PGA Tour

A group of 168 professional caddies have lost a class-action lawsuit against the PGA Tour. The suit was initially filed in February last year on behalf of 81 caddies with the United States Northern District Court of California – the same court that Ed O’Bannon (former UCLA & NBA basketball player) successfully sued the National…

Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center 2016 Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium

What: SELS Symposium “The Cost of Entertainment: A Comprehensive Look into the Cost of Sports & Entertainment in the Modern Era” When: Saturday, February 20th, 8:30am-6:30pm Where: NSU Shepard Broad College of Law Panza Maurer Law Library, 3rd floor 3305 College Avenue, Davie, FL 33314 Agenda Panel 1: The Impact of Concussions on Athletes From High School…

University of Pennsylvania Law School Entertainment & Sports Law Society Annual Symposium

What: 3rd Annual Penn Law Sports Law Symposium, “Sports In 2025” When: Friday, February 19, 2016 Where: University of Pennsylvania Law School, Michael A. Fitts Auditorium Schedule:  10:00 –10:30am: Light Breakfast 10:30 – 11:00am: Opening Remarks (Sports Illustrated’s L. Jon Wertheim) 11:00 – 12:15pm: Panel 1: The Anticipated Growth in International Markets and Publicly Funded Stadiums 12:15 –…

University of Oregon School of Law 2016 Sports and Entertainment Law Forum

What: 2016 Sports and Entertainment Law Forum When: February 5, 2016 Where: Ford Alumni Center, Eugene, OR 97403 Conference Schedule & Keynote Presenter 9:00 AM — 9:30 AM…………………………………………………………..Check–In 9:30 AM — 10:50 AM……………………………………………..Compliance Panel 11:05 AM — 12:15 PM……………………………………Sports and Business Panel 12:15 PM —1:10 PM……………………………………………………………….Lunch 1:15 PM — 2:15 PM………………………………Keynote Speaker Darren Heitner 2:15 PM — 3:30 PM…………………………………………..General Counsel…