Supreme Court denies the NFL’s writ of certiorari. But, has the Supreme Court already ruled on the matter?

Source: DirecTV/https://www.att.com/directv/nfl-sunday-ticket/ The Supreme Court denied the NFL's writ of certiorari regarding DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket antitrust concerns. Plaintiffs Ninth Inning, Inc., et al., filed an antitrust lawsuit against the NFL, the member teams, and DirecTV. Traditionally, NFL teams cannot compete for viewers outside of their home region during the same time slot. If the... Continue Reading →

Sportsbooks Paying You Back?

Photo Source: Abby Drey / adrey@centraldaily.com Indiana and Penn State football provided a thrilling start to the Big Ten season, but not without a hugely controversial referee call along with it. With Indiana going for the 2 point conversion down 1 in overtime, Indiana's quarterback Michael Penix, Jr. dove full extension to the pylon to... Continue Reading →

COVID and the Upcoming Expansion Draft have the Buffalo Sabres Playing Chess

Source: Twitter/@buffalosabres Taylor Hall shocked the hockey world by signing a one-year, $8 million contract with the Buffalo Sabres. This news came as a surprise to many, for both Sabres fans and the league. https://twitter.com/PierreVLeBrun/status/1315428801971662850 Hall, the Hart Memorial Trophy winner for the player most valuable to his team in 2018, reunites with former head... Continue Reading →

BSELS FantasyPalooza

As we prepare to watch the rare Tuesday night football game, the Buffalo Sports and Entertainment Law Society is pleased to announce some exciting opportunities this upcoming week! We are pleased to announce two Round Table Discussions this Thursday, October 15th, and Tuesday, October 20th. On Thursday, October 15th at 5:30 pm, we will have... Continue Reading →

Minor Leaguers Causing Major Disruption to MLB

Photo Source: Al Behrman/AP Unprecedented may be the most frequently used word in the country this year. For months, you couldn't see a commercial break without companies mentioning how we are in "unprecedented times." For Minor League Baseball (MiLB) and Major League Baseball (MLB), these are truly unprecedented times in their relationship. Not only did... Continue Reading →

Bet on Mobile Sports Betting

Photo Source: New York Post/Shutterstock Imagine being able to come home at the end of a long day, open an app on your phone, and place a bet on the game you waited all day to watch. In New York State Senator Joseph Addabbo’s mind, that legal mobile sports betting dream should already be a... Continue Reading →

The Case for Major League Baseball in Buffalo

Bo Bichette, Cavan Biggio and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. with the Buffalo Bisons. Source: Twitter/@buffalobisons. Former Mayor of Buffalo Jimmy Griffin was instrumental in the construction of Sahlen Field, with the hopes of attracting Major League Baseball to Buffalo, NY. Thirty-two years after construction completed, Griffin's wish may be finally fulfilled. On Saturday, the Canadian federal... Continue Reading →

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