Victor E. Bull invites you and your UB School of Law classmates and friends to a UB Bulls Tailgate Party Join us as we watch the UB Bulls take on the Temple Owls September 21, 2019 at UB's Stadium on the North Campus 1:30 p.m. Tailgate - 3:30 p.m. Kickoff $30 for alumni & friends;... Continue Reading →
Football has returned; the NFL kicked off Thursday night while the college season is already in full swing. Millions of people will sit down in their living rooms or local Bills bar to watch their favorite teams. Of those people, roughly 54 million people will bet on the NFL this season. Whether it's an office... Continue Reading →
Photo Credit: Matt Slocum, Associated Press The NCAA continues to assert that student-athletes are not employees, however, their rules suggest otherwise. The newest “tightening” of transfer guidelines looks just like a non-compete, which typically is used to restrict employee’s freedom. The NCAA distinguishes its product from that of professional sports by branding its participants as... Continue Reading →
Kyler Murray seems to be choosing football now, but don’t be surprised if he changes his mind after a strong push by Major League Baseball.
What a Delayed Suspension Meant for Kemari Averett, U of L Cardinals, & His Accusers Louisville Sophomore tight end Kemari Averett was suspended indefinitely on October 16, after his arrest the previous day for allegedly threatening his pregnant girlfriend at gunpoint on October 14. Since news of the suspension, Averett has also been accused of raping a... Continue Reading →
It's a well-known fact that the NCAA and its member schools reap the benefits of having over 460,000 NCAA stellar student-athletes participate in the organization's 24 sanctioned sports. They make extraordinary amounts of revenue off of the talents of amateur athletes, and so do the major sports brands who serve as sponsors. But what benefits do... Continue Reading →
The word “culture” is thrown around a lot in sports. New coaches come in and talk about building a “culture of winning” or a “culture of hard work.” Frequently that attitude is lauded as building character or heralding a new era of competitiveness; but sometimes, the “culture of winning” morphs from an inspirational ideal into... Continue Reading →