He’s Back…

If you watched the Phillies at all this season, you may have noticed the best mascot in sports, the Phillie Phanatic, looked a bit different. His antics, however, were the same. The cosmetic adjustments weren’t part of the normal evolution mascots generally undergo, rather they were the direct result of a lawsuit between the Phillies organization and the... Continue Reading →

Rodeo Read Vol. 8

Hello everyone, welcome to another riveting edition of everyone’s favorite segment: the Rodeo Read. The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind—wilder than the Wild West itself for the legal community. From sneakers to streaming services, there’s plenty of sports and entertainment law-related news to get through, so let’s jump right in.  Nike Pulls... Continue Reading →

Coyotes to Wander the Desert? 

The Arizona Coyotes may be looking for a new home way sooner than they expected. It was reported yesterday that the City of Glendale, the owner of the Coyotes’ Gila River Arena, is set to lock the team out on December 20, if they do not pay their delinquent tax bills and unpaid arena charges. The Coyotes... Continue Reading →

The Canadiens Clear House

There will be new front office leadership for hockey’s oldest franchise. On Sunday, Montreal Canadiens owner, Geoff Molson (yes, part of the Molson family) cleared house and fired embattled GM Marc Bergevin after what was determined to be an “unacceptable” start to the season. The Stanley Cup runners-up have gotten off to an even slower start than the Flyers... Continue Reading →

Rodeo Read vol. 7

A quick rundown of this past week in sports, entertainment, and law. Howdy, folks! I’m back with everyone’s favorite Monday-morning piece: the Rodeo Read. This past week in sports and entertainment law has been full of stories you can discuss at the watering hole, so let’s jump right on in.  Britney Officially Freed  No more... Continue Reading →

The Penguins Settle

One week after the horrific report detailing the sexual assault and harassment former Chicago Blackhawk Kyle Beach faced, the NHL was once again in the limelight with more allegations of sexual assault and a cover up—this time against the Pittsburgh Penguins organization.  Erin and Jarrod Skalde filed a claim against the Penguins in federal district court... Continue Reading →

What’s Going On with the Chicago Blackhawks?

The hockey world came to a bit of a halt on Tuesday, when Chicago Blackhawks president of hockey operations, Stan Bowman, and senior vice president Al MacIssac resigned after an independent investigative report outlining accusations of sexual harassment and assault during the team’s 2010 Stanley Cup run was released.  The Report The investigative report comes after an... Continue Reading →

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