The Big 12 Loses its Biggest Names

On July 26, 2021, The University of Texas and The University of Oklahoma formally notified the Big 12 conference of their intention to leave. Their destination- the South Eastern Conference (SEC) by the year 2025. The move confirmed rumors and reports that had been circulating in the days prior. The move sent shock waves through... Continue Reading →

Rodeo Read

Photo via: The Buffalo News Author Note: This is a newly implemented weekly read that will be released Monday mornings! A quick read to catch you up in sports and law. A lot has happened recently in sports. No, I am not talking about the Masters. However, congratulations to Hideki Matsyuma for being the first... Continue Reading →

SCOTUS Agrees to Hear NCAA Athlete Compensation Case

Photo Credit: unafraidshow.com On December 16, 2020, the Supreme Court announced that it will hear an appeal from the NCAA and eleven of its top-level conferences in a case that challenges the Association's restriction on student-athlete compensation. In 2021, the high court will decide whether the NCAA's rules which limit athlete compensation to scholarships is... Continue Reading →

NIL Following COVID-19

A few months ago, state legislatures were hacking away at the foundations of NCAA “amateurism” by passing laws to allow students athletes to receive compensation for use of their name, image, and likeness. Celebrity athletes such as LeBron James, Draymond Green, and Richard Sherman praise the fall of the NCAA “amateurism” model and look forward... Continue Reading →

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