“The NCAA is not above the law.”

Image credit: USAToday.com Strong words, and the last sentence in a compelling concurring opinion written by Justice Kavanaugh in a watershed unanimous Supreme Court decision issued earlier today, NCAA v. Alston. This long-awaited decision begins a new era for collegiate athletics. What remains to be seen, however, is what that new landscape will look like.... Continue Reading →

Ontario Hockey League Breaks A Barrier

Today, the OHL made history as the Sarnia Sting drafted female goalie Taya Currie in the 14th round of the annual draft. Currie, like many other talented female hockey players, has routinely played on boys travel teams up through the Bantam level. Following in the skates of her idols, Shannon Szabados and Manon Rheaume, who... Continue Reading →

ONE LAST GOAL SPONSORS MENTAL HEALTH WEBINAR

One Last Goal, a charitable foundation established by the family of UB Sports Law alum Matthew Benedict, is co-sponsoring a free mental health webinar, "Behind the Mask" featuring mental health expert Ross Szabo in partnership with the Maria Love Fund. Mr. Szabo is a nationally renowned speaker on mental health concerns affecting young people, and... 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 →

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 →

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