A Deep Dive Into Fournette v. Lawson

Seven days have passed since the brawl that occurred during the second half of the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars football game at New Era Field on November 25, 2018. During this game, Jaguars former starting quarterback Blake Bortles connected with Wide Receiver Donte Moncrief for what was initially ruled a 31 yard touchdown catch.... Continue Reading →

Kareem Hunt: Ray Rice 2.0? Wake-Up Call for the NFL

As Yogi Berra famously remarked, "It's deja vu all over again".  Today's release of the video of Kareem Hunt viciously attacking a young woman days after Reuben Foster's second arrest for assaulting his girlfriend spotlights the NFL's continuing challenges in addressing domestic violence.  In 2014, Commissioner Goodell had the unhappy task of revisiting the penalty... Continue Reading →


The UB Sports Law community congratulates our own UB BULLS football team on their East Division Championship!  We look forward to the big game on Sunday, November 30 at 7:00 pm at Ford Field in Detroit for the MAC Championship!  Tickets are available at: 1-877-UB-THERE or ubbulls.com Detroit has been a good place for Buffalo... Continue Reading →

Conduct Detrimental to Durant

 USA Today wrote a story on December 28, 2013, detailing the motivation behind the Cleveland Cavaliers suspending forward Andrew Bynum indefinitely for “conduct detrimental to the team.” According to the anonymous source, the suspension did not come as a result of some specific incident or altercation, but “a continued insistence from Bynum to do what... Continue Reading →

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