BREAKING: Mid-American Conference football will resume November 4; UB waiting for state approval.

Source: UB / Paul Hokanson. The Mid-American Conference voted today to resume the 2020 fall football season, culminating in a six-game schedule beginning on November 4. This announcement comes days after reports that the MAC presidents would vote today to resume the season. The Mid-American Conference was the first Football Bowl Subdivision conference to halt... Continue Reading →

In the Age of the Pandemic, is Fair Competition Possible?

The word “fair” is sprinkled 47 times throughout the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) guidelines. In fact, in Article 2, the Principles for Conduct of Intercollegiate Athletics, the guidelines directly address fairness's fundamental importance. Bylaw 2.10 addresses the principle of competitive equity, stating, "the structure of programs of the Association and activities of its members... Continue Reading →

HORNS UP, EVERYONE!

Join the Buffalo Sports & Entertainment Law Society as we get moving this weekend to support the UB Athletics Department. The Make it PossiBULL Campaign is hosting a remote 5K/10K walk/run/bike event on this gorgeous WNY weekend to raise funds to support our student-athletes during this challenging time. The deadline to register is 2:00 PM... Continue Reading →

Bet on Mobile Sports Betting

Photo Source: New York Post/Shutterstock Imagine being able to come home at the end of a long day, open an app on your phone, and place a bet on the game you waited all day to watch. In New York State Senator Joseph Addabbo’s mind, that legal mobile sports betting dream should already be a... Continue Reading →

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