Kent State Apologizes . . .

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association condemned Saturday's events: “The optics and the messaging to every field hockey program and to every field hockey player are that while they matter, they don't matter more than pre-game football festivities,” the statement reads. “We see this as a terrible message being communicated to female student-athletes in this... Continue Reading →

Farewell and thank you to a UB Icon

The UB Sports Law community wishes a fond farewell and best wishes to Senior Associate Athletic Director/Senior Woman Administrator Kathy Twist. Kathy, who was an early champion of the concept of the Center for the Advancement of Sport, has had a long, illustrious career at UB. Among her many accomplishments, she was coach of the... Continue Reading →

In Memoriam: Matt Benedict

Professor Nellie Drew, Director - UB Center for the Advancement of SportLast week, the UB Sports Law community was devastated by the loss of one of its most vibrant, enthusiastic members. Matt Benedict, a second year law student, died suddenly on July 1st. The photo above shows Matt, on the far right, with some of... Continue Reading →

Thank you, Bulls!

Thank you so much to our women's and men's Bulls basketball teams for a wonderful experience this season!  After gallant efforts, the women's team fell to UConn and the men's team lost to Texas Tech in the NCAA Tournament.  But what a season we had!  We won't forget 2018-2019 anytime soon, and we look forward... Continue Reading →

THE NCAA APPEALS THE JENKINS DECISION; WHAT’S NEXT?

On Friday, as March Madness was in full swing, the NCAA filed an appeal of the Jenkins decision explored more fully in a previous post.  Donald Remy, the NCAA's chief legal officer, issued the following statement: “The NCAA’s longstanding commitment, supported by its schools and conferences, is to provide student-athletes with the educational benefits they need... Continue Reading →

GO BULLS! #UBDANCING!

The UB Sports Law Community congratulates our women's and men's basketball teams on their epic wins this evening! While the conflicting schedules for the games were a bit challenging, the interest in the women's match-up became even stronger as the men wrapped up their win over Arizona State 91-74, while the women polished off Rutgers... Continue Reading →

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