Whose Draft Is It Anyway?

This series is a discussion of the legal issues in the sports world amid the novel coronavirus. This is a first for our forum, where each of our contributors will be authoring at least one post, discussing either the sports world now, or what will likely happen in the future, during this unprecedented time. One... Continue Reading →

New CBA May Bring NHL Players Back To Olympics

Image Credit: Matt Zambonin/HHOF-IIHF Images In February, the International Olympic Committee ("IOC") and the International Ice Hockey Federation met with NHL executives, including Commissioner Gary Bettman, and discussed addressing some of the issues which led the NHL to deny granting its players permission to participate in the Pyeongchang Games in 2018. Hockey fans around the... Continue Reading →

NBA Trend Values The Versatility Of… Lawyers?

Image Credit: Michael Silver / Front Office Sports The NBA, one of the most entertaining and star driven professional leagues, recently has found lawyers to be valuable as general managers and/or president of basketball operations. Although this trend is relatively new and not common with other professional leagues, there appears to be a natural fit... Continue Reading →

General Manager’s Tweet Impacting NBA Salary Cap

Image Credit: Jerome Solomon / Houston Chronicle Currently, the NBA regular season is just over half-way through. This season has featured several captivating storylines such as: the "Battle for LA" between the Showtime Lakers and the Kawhi Leonard-led Clippers, the analytics-driven Rockets, and a highly competitive Eastern Conference post-LeBron James. As a result, NBA fans... Continue Reading →

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