Two Major Updates

Photo via: The Guardian Today was an eventful day, as the Super League has suspended its operations (for now) and the sporting world reacts to the conclusion of the Derek Chauvin trial. Goodbye Super League. That was Quick. A lot has changed over the last twenty-four hours with regard to the European Super League (ESL).... Continue Reading →

Rodeo Read Vol. 2

Photo Via: The LA Times A quick read to catch you up in sports, entertainment, and law The NFL Draft is 10 days away. Not only does this mean we get to see Trevor Lawrence in a Jaguars jersey playing with arguably a worse offense than he played with at Clemson, but it also means... Continue Reading →

Rodeo Read

Photo via: The Buffalo News Author Note: This is a newly implemented weekly read that will be released Monday mornings! A quick read to catch you up in sports and law. A lot has happened recently in sports. No, I am not talking about the Masters. However, congratulations to Hideki Matsyuma for being the first... Continue Reading →

A Candid Discussion with Coach Tommy Amaker – Teach, Lead, Serve: A Playbook For Coaches in a Time of Crisis

On Thursday, March 19, 2021, the Buffalo Sports and Entertainment Law Society was fortunate enough to speak with Tommy Amaker, Head Coach of the Harvard Crimson men’s basketball team.  Coach Amaker has an impressive resume.  On top of being an All-American player himself, he coached for the University of Michigan, Seton Hall University, and assisted... Continue Reading →

Hey, NCAA: It’s Time to Listen

March Madness 2021 has empowered the group with the most power to impact immediate and lasting change to the NCAA's amateurism model--the athletes. If the start of this year's men's and women's basketball championships is indicative of what's to come in 2021 for the NCAA, it should be scared. While the NCAA has faced legitimate... Continue Reading →

Hey, NCAA, This Looks Bad…Really Bad.

Over the past few years, BSELS contributor, Joe Schafer (@jwschafe), has reported on the NCAA's long history of inequitable and questionable conduct. Yesterday marked another example of that inequitable conduct. Yesterday, March 18, University of Oregon Women's Basketball player, Sedona Prince, used social media to reveal the glaring discrepancy between the men's and women's weight... Continue Reading →

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