Ms. Brock joined the LA Clippers in April 2021 as Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs, and was promoted to Associate General Counsel in November 2021. As AGC, Ms. Brock provides legal advice to the team on a variety of matters including sponsorship, marketing, entertainment/IP, labor and employment, and data privacy. She negotiates and drafts various... Continue Reading →
March Madness? Will the sisterhood receive the same resources as the brotherhood?
Stanford women’s basketball is headed to the NCAA tournament as an automatic bid after winning the PAC-12 Tournament. The team is full of star players, including Haley Jones, Cameron Brink, and Anna Wilson. The team is also led by Tara VanDerveer, a local Buffalo Seminary graduate, who was named PAC-12 Coach of the Year for... Continue Reading →
What’s in the Water in Washington?
On December 23,2021 Deshazor Everett, Washington Commanders special teams captain and safety, was driving with his girlfriend, Olivia Peters, when his car left the roadway, struck several trees, and rolled over. The crash happened around 9:15pm and the two were in a 2010 Nissan GT-R. Just before the crash, Deshazor Everett and his girlfriend went... Continue Reading →
Can Congress Compel the Commanders to Comply?
On February 4, 2022, Carolyn Maloney, the Chairwoman on the Committee of Oversight and Reform and Raja Krishnamoorthi, Chairman on the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy sent a letter to Roger Goodell, the NFL Commissioner. The letter stated that they were concerned that new evidence had arose which calls into question the independent internal... Continue Reading →
Powerful Women in Sports: Achieving Success in a Male-Dominated Industry
In celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, UB Center for the Advancement of Sport, Buffalo Sports & Entertainment Law Society, UB’s Office of Inclusive Excellence, The UB Gender Institute, and the UB Law Alumni Association present a Sports Law Round Table on Tuesday, February 1st from 12 noon to 1pm via Zoom.... Continue Reading →
Samir Suleiman; Proving Hard Work Will Pay Off in the NFL
Mr. Suleiman graduated from James Madison University with a B.S. in Sport Management. He started his career in 1997 at the NFL Management Council where he analyzed player contracts and monitored club compliance with the salary cap. Then he worked at the Jacksonville Jaguars from 1998-1999 as Manager of Contract Information. From there, he segued... Continue Reading →
Many things have been put on hold or delayed because of COVID-19. One of the things that can be added to the list is the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class AA Far West regional game that was supposed to be played this past Saturday. McQuaid Jesuit High School in Rochester was... Continue Reading →
Who is Aly Raisman today?
PART II OF ALY RAISMAN SERIES by Darby Daly and Marissa Egloff On Tuesday November 16, 2021, USA Gymnastics Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman visited University at Buffalo for the UB Distinguished Speakers Series—one of the school’s first since March 2020. Not only is Raisman an elite gymnast who is decorated with Olympic medals, she is... Continue Reading →
Chicago Blackhawks Investigation vs. Washington Football Team Investigation
Check out our blog for a full report of what happened in Chicago and what happened in Washington DC. Compare Both investigations were about sexual misconduct that was incorrectly handled by staff members. The allegations occurred during the same time frame. The Blackhawks incident happened in May 2010 and the WFT misconduct occurred between 2006... Continue Reading →
WFT Investigation Timeline… What’s next?
July 13, 2020: Lots has been going on for the Washington Redskins, or as they are now known, the Washington Football Team. The name was changed on July 13, 2020 after FedEx and other sponsors threatened to end their sponsorship of the team. However, the name change is the least of the team's worries. July... Continue Reading →