Serie A soccer club Inter Milan filed a trademark application for “Inter,” but Major League Soccer filed a notice of opposition since it would impact their newest expansion team, Inter Miami CF. Another sports trademark battle is on the horizon, this time between two soccer teams over the word “Inter.” Back in 2014, Serie A... Continue Reading →
Once its greatest asset, the AAF’s proprietary technology platform may have led to Tom Dundon’s decision to cease the new football league’s operations. The Alliance of American Football (AAF) began its inaugural season earlier this year full of promise. The league hoped to be a supplemental league to the NFL, capitalizing on the NFL’s short... Continue Reading →
The ongoing controversy regarding athletes speaking out and demonstrating on societal and government issues was the topic of discussion at a special event on March 7, 2019 sponsored by the School of Law’s Center for the Advancement of Sport and the Office of Inclusive Excellence. “Freedom of Expression: The First Amendment and Athletics" featured four... Continue Reading →
Facing a lawsuit from Robert Vanech, the AAF must stay focused on its core business so that it does not end up like the USFL The Alliance of American Football (AAF) continues to stay in the headlines, but not for the right reasons. The AAF’s season started with a bang when it debuted on February... Continue Reading →
The NFL and football fans across the globe were rocked today by the news that New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, age 77, will be charged with two counts of soliciting prostitution. The charges resulted from a massive sting operation in Florida which has produced a total of 50 arrests so far and 200 warrants.... Continue Reading →
Photo courtesy: abc11.com Tom Dundon was just named the chairman of the Alliance of American Football (AAF), after investing $250 million. In 2018, Dundon also purchased the majority stake in the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). That begs the question, how does an owner commit to multiple professional sports franchises? Also, how... Continue Reading →
With Kaepernick’s case over, the NFL can now work on improving its broken relationship with players. The NFL and lawyers for Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid announced on Friday that both parties had reached a settlement in their labor grievance cases. In their complaints, Kaepernick and Reid alleged that the NFL and its teams colluded... 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.