LET’S BOWL, BUFFALO!

The UB Center for the Advancement of Sport and the UB Sports Law community congratulate our Buffalo Bulls on their selection to the Dollar General Bowl.  #UBhornsUP Everybody!   Our  #BowlingBulls continue to make our #UBuffalo fans proud.  Best of luck in Mobile on Saturday!!!

Kareem Hunt: Ray Rice 2.0? Wake-Up Call for the NFL

As Yogi Berra famously remarked, "It's deja vu all over again".  Today's release of the video of Kareem Hunt viciously attacking a young woman days after Reuben Foster's second arrest for assaulting his girlfriend spotlights the NFL's continuing challenges in addressing domestic violence.  In 2014, Commissioner Goodell had the unhappy task of revisiting the penalty... Continue Reading →

GO BULLS!!!

The UB Sports Law community congratulates our own UB BULLS football team on their East Division Championship!  We look forward to the big game on Sunday, November 30 at 7:00 pm at Ford Field in Detroit for the MAC Championship!  Tickets are available at: 1-877-UB-THERE or ubbulls.com Detroit has been a good place for Buffalo... Continue Reading →

GO BULLS!!!

Congratulations to the UB Bulls football team on a phenomenal 4-0 start and their tremendous win over Rutgers on Saturday!  Get in line for your tickets to the Army game this weekend.  You won't want to miss this historic event in UB sports history!  The Bulls have received votes in the AP and USA Today... Continue Reading →

Hey NCAA, Are These Reforms Really A Game-Changer?*

The long-awaited NCAA response to the Rice Commission and the FBI's continuing investigation into corruption in Division I basketball was announced today.  In the wake of the most recent scandal involving UNC football players who sold team gear (sneakers) and were subsequently disciplined, the NCAA pledged to "make profound and meaningful changes to college basketball". ... Continue Reading →

UB Panel to Present on Diversity & Inclusion in Athletics at National Conference

Kathy Twist, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Sports Administration & Senior Woman Administrator, Sharon Nolan-Weiss, UB Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, and Nellie Drew, Sports Law professor, will be presenting a panel discussion on diversity and inclusion in athletics on June 19th in Albany.   The presentation, entitled "Diversity & Inclusion in Athletics:  Legalities, Policies... Continue Reading →

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