Robert Quinn might be the new torch-bearer

Late last week Robert Quinn was acquired by the Dallas Cowboys from the Miami Dolphins. The trade may indicate some progress by NFL owners on players' speech. Robert Quinn has been raising his fist during the national anthem since 2016, and after being traded to the Dolphins last year, Quinn told Michael McKnight of SI that... Continue Reading →

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

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