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 →

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SPORTS LAW GRADUATES!!!!

The Center for the Advancement of Sport is especially proud this year to congratulate the Class of 2020 for its remarkable perseverance as it virtually mounts the podium to claim the J.D. degree. We want to give special recognition to our blog contributors: Vadim Belous, Kevin Bronson, Elizabeth Costello, Nicholas Mansour, Dominic Mirizio, Hannah Rauh,... Continue Reading →

Sports Law Blog Series Receives Student Academic Excellence Award

The UB Law Sports Forum is thrilled to report that the dynamic series "Legislation: Banning Youth Tackle Football" has received a Student Academic Excellence Award from UB. http://www.buffalo.edu/eln/students/undergraduate-research/2020-cosae-poster-gallery.html?tag=ub-entity%3Alaw Courtney Way's four-part series investigating the medical research into traumatic brain injury and CTE, advances in treatment of head injuries and analysis of recent proposals to ban... Continue Reading →

And The Message was Received: US Soccer Chief Resigns After Uproar About Lawsuit Filing

Credit: USA Today Sports Images Credit Coca-Cola. The beverage company stood up for US Women's Soccer, objecting vehemently to the misogynistic statements made in a court filing by attorneys for US Soccer earlier this week. Coca-Cola deemed the statements "unacceptable and offensive". Anheuser-Busch and Procter & Gamble joined in protesting the position, which was roundly... Continue Reading →

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