NFL Sports Law Round Tables

The UB Center for the Advancement of Sports and the UB Alumni Association present two exciting NFL open discussions. With the NFL draft right around the corner, now is the perfect time for the University at Buffalo to play host to three amazing guest speakers, Dave Gardi on April 13th and Michael North and Charlotte... Continue Reading →

NIL Compensation and Taxes: A Quick Rundown to Ensure NCAA Athletes are Complying with Applicable Tax Laws

In the first tax year with name, image, and likeness compensation implications, NCAA athletes must comply with both federal and state tax laws. Death, taxes, and name, image, and likeness (“NIL”) compensation. NCAA athletes are permitted to profit off their NIL. With this newly granted right, athletes must comply with the applicable United States tax... Continue Reading →

NFL’s NFT Playbook

Photo via: Bleeding Green Nation The NFL is dipping its toes into the new age of digital assets Congrats to the Los Angeles Rams on winning Super Bowl LVI. The Rams and owner Stan Kroenke went all in on this season by trading for Mathew Stafford and their gamble paid-off. The intersection of law and... Continue Reading →

Brian Flores Takes a Stand Against the NFL

Photo via: The Palm Beach Post Brian Flores, former Miami Dolphins head coach, is taking action against the NFL’s longstanding diversity issues Before I start, I want to say a few things. I recently attended an event where John W. Marshall, son of the late-great first black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, discussed growing up... Continue Reading →

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