Thank you, Bulls!

Thank you so much to our women's and men's Bulls basketball teams for a wonderful experience this season!  After gallant efforts, the women's team fell to UConn and the men's team lost to Texas Tech in the NCAA Tournament.  But what a season we had!  We won't forget 2018-2019 anytime soon, and we look forward... Continue Reading →

THE NCAA APPEALS THE JENKINS DECISION; WHAT’S NEXT?

On Friday, as March Madness was in full swing, the NCAA filed an appeal of the Jenkins decision explored more fully in a previous post.  Donald Remy, the NCAA's chief legal officer, issued the following statement: “The NCAA’s longstanding commitment, supported by its schools and conferences, is to provide student-athletes with the educational benefits they need... Continue Reading →

GO BULLS! #UBDANCING!

The UB Sports Law Community congratulates our women's and men's basketball teams on their epic wins this evening! While the conflicting schedules for the games were a bit challenging, the interest in the women's match-up became even stronger as the men wrapped up their win over Arizona State 91-74, while the women polished off Rutgers... Continue Reading →

Trout’s Massive New Contract Hints at Why Baseball Needs a Salary Cap

Trout’s enormous contract is an indication that Major League Baseball needs a salary cap.  The fact of the matter is, if Trout was drafted by a cash-poor team like the Oakland Athletics or the Pittsburgh Pirates, he wouldn’t have made it to a second contract with that team and would’ve signed with a cash-rich team through free agency.  Therefore, Major League Baseball can solve its problems by implementing a salary cap, which will give all of its fans hope, no matter what market they are in, and keep them engaged in the game of baseball all season long

Nate Oats: A Man on a Mission in March

https://www.washingtonpost.com/resizer/rzvTwbmt7l7nMPlscGd4oyy-IG4=/1484x0/arc-anglerfish-washpost-prod-washpost.s3.amazonaws.com/public/JQWHPOBJTYI6RPDSA55KJWVZ54.jpg On Sunday, the University at Buffalo Men’s Basketball team was awarded a 6-seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Bulls play on Friday, March 22, at 4pm. For the team tied for the most wins in men's college basketball (31), and ranked #15 in the AP Top 25, a 6-seed seems like a little bit... Continue Reading →

Will the Kraft Plea Deal Impact NFL Discipline?

The Palm Beach State Attorney's Office confirmed today that 77-year-old Robert Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots, has been offered a plea deal following his indictment on charges of soliciting prostitution.  Kraft, who was caught on videotape visiting the Orchids of Asia Day Spa twice, faces misdemeanor charges and possible jail time if... Continue Reading →

“March Madness” is Year-Round for the NCAA

Where Selection Sunday signals the official beginning of March Madness, two years' worth of FBI investigations and indictments for bribery, fraud, and money laundering show that the NCAA's madness is (and has always been) year round. As college basketball fans across the country will be glued to their TVs and smartphones this evening waiting to... Continue Reading →

GO BULLS!!!!

The UB Sports Law community congratulates the UB women's and men's basketball teams on their respective MAC CHAMPIONSHIPS!!!  After a spectacular weekend in Cleveland (where UB Sports Law student Matt Benedict worked as an extern for the MAC Tournament), we look forward to The Big Dance! GO BULLS!!!!!Photo credit: UB Athletics 

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