The Case for Major League Baseball in Buffalo

Bo Bichette, Cavan Biggio and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. with the Buffalo Bisons. Source: Twitter/@buffalobisons. Former Mayor of Buffalo Jimmy Griffin was instrumental in the construction of Sahlen Field, with the hopes of attracting Major League Baseball to Buffalo, NY. Thirty-two years after construction completed, Griffin's wish may be finally fulfilled. On Saturday, the Canadian federal... Continue Reading →

Announcing Project Powerplay!

The Center for the Advancement of Sport is excited to announce Project Powerplay, a unique initiative that combines the academic aspect of sports law with the real world experiential component of the sports industry. To that end, Center Director Nellie Drew and Special Counsel Gerry Meehan have been working with the Professional Hockey Players Association (PHPA) and... Continue Reading →

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SPORTS LAW GRADUATES!!!!

The Center for the Advancement of Sport is especially proud this year to congratulate the Class of 2020 for its remarkable perseverance as it virtually mounts the podium to claim the J.D. degree. We want to give special recognition to our blog contributors: Vadim Belous, Kevin Bronson, Elizabeth Costello, Nicholas Mansour, Dominic Mirizio, Hannah Rauh,... Continue Reading →

Sports Law Blog Series Receives Student Academic Excellence Award

The UB Law Sports Forum is thrilled to report that the dynamic series "Legislation: Banning Youth Tackle Football" has received a Student Academic Excellence Award from UB. http://www.buffalo.edu/eln/students/undergraduate-research/2020-cosae-poster-gallery.html?tag=ub-entity%3Alaw Courtney Way's four-part series investigating the medical research into traumatic brain injury and CTE, advances in treatment of head injuries and analysis of recent proposals to ban... Continue Reading →

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