Feb
10

National Sports Law Negotiation Competition 2015 – Thomas Jefferson School of Law

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What: National Sports Law Negotiation Competition When: Friday, September 25 – Sunday, September 27, 2015 Where: Thomas Jefferson School of Law – 1155 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 Description: The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Center for Sports Law and Policy presents its fifth annual National Sports Law Negotiation Competition (NSLNC) and Sports Law Conference in San…
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Feb
05

Rory McIlroy Settles With Horizon To The Tune Of $25 Million

Sep 6, 2014; Cherry Hills Village, CO, USA; Rory McIlroy reacts after his chip shot from out of bounds back to the 2nd green during the third round of the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Rory McIlroy spent a total of 42 seconds in court on Tuesday. This was to inform the judge that Horizon and himself were “narrowing the issues” surrounding their case over unpaid commissions. The court was adjourned. On Wednesday, the counsel for McIlroy informed the court that both sides had reached an agreement. A case that…
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Feb
04

Golf Caddies Sue PGA Tour

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According to Sport Business Daily, over 80 pro golf caddies have “filed a class-action, anti-trust lawsuit against the PGA Tour alleging improper use of the caddies’ ‘likenesses and images,’” according to Dennis Dodd of CBSSPORTS.com. The pending suit is very similar to the “landmark O’Bannon vs. NCAA action — seeks access to what it says…
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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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Feb
02

Chapman University Fowler School Of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

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What: Chapman University Fowler School of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium Where: Chapman University School of Law – Kennedy Hall, Room 237AB (370 N Glassell St, Orange, California 92866) When: Friday, February 6, 2015 from 9am-5pm Description – The symposium qualifies for six hours of California MCLE credit, and will address the current athlete representation landscape in relation to…
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Feb
01

Rory McIlroy’s Case Against Former Agency Set For Court

Sep 27, 2014; Perthshire, Perthshire, SCT; European golfer Rory McIlroy on the back nine of his second match of the day on day two of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles Resort - PGA Centenary Course. Mandatory Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

Sports Agent Blog first reported on Rory McIlroy’s lawsuit against his former management company Horizon in October 2013. Since then, the case has largely played out in public, with McIlroy stating a need to take time off from the course to focus on mounting his case. Finally, a court date of February 10th has been…
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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
21

University of Oregon Sports & Entertainment Law Conference

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What: University of Oregon’s 2015 Sports & Entertainment Law Conference When: Friday, February 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Where: Rose Room of the Moda Center – One North Center Court, Portland, OR 97227 Description The Sports and Entertainment Law Conference is put on by the Sports and Entertainment Law Forum [a student-run organization] at the…
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Jan
13

Duke Law 5th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

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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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Dec
29

Sports Debate Marketplace Will Launch In 2015

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SportsGavel.com, where fans can settle debates on their favorite sports topics, has created a marketplace for sports debate. The website has a formal framework around how responses are valued, and are judged by athletes and personalities that are intimate to the topic.  SportsGavel has recently signed its first judges: Erin Sharoni, sports personality and Kris…
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