Hey, NCAA: NIL is just the start

Outside pressures forced the NCAA to adopt long-overdue NIL legislation, ushering in a new era of athletes' rights and proving the NCAA no longer has autonomy to govern collegiate athletics. As the clock was about to strike midnight the NCAA finally caved and voted to allow all college athletes to earn compensation from their Name,... Continue Reading →

“The NCAA is not above the law.”

Image credit: USAToday.com Strong words, and the last sentence in a compelling concurring opinion written by Justice Kavanaugh in a watershed unanimous Supreme Court decision issued earlier today, NCAA v. Alston. This long-awaited decision begins a new era for collegiate athletics. What remains to be seen, however, is what that new landscape will look like.... Continue Reading →

Ontario Hockey League Breaks A Barrier

Today, the OHL made history as the Sarnia Sting drafted female goalie Taya Currie in the 14th round of the annual draft. Currie, like many other talented female hockey players, has routinely played on boys travel teams up through the Bantam level. Following in the skates of her idols, Shannon Szabados and Manon Rheaume, who... Continue Reading →

Rodeo Read Vol. 3

Photo Via: Slidebean.com A quick rundown of this past week in sports, entertainment, and law This past weekend, Machine Gun Kelly and the UFC both brought the world of sports and entertainment that much closer to “normalcy.” Admittedly, a sentence that I never thought I would type nor words you ever thought you would read.... Continue Reading →

Texas Senate Tells the NCAA to Saddle Up

Photo Via: TexasSports.com The Texas Senate joined other states in allowing athletes to benefit from their Name, Image, and Likeness In not so surprising news, the Texas Senate passed a Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) bill on April 22. The surprising part of the bill is the NIL change will take place starting Sep. 1.... Continue Reading →

Two Major Updates

Photo via: The Guardian Today was an eventful day, as the Super League has suspended its operations (for now) and the sporting world reacts to the conclusion of the Derek Chauvin trial. Goodbye Super League. That was Quick. A lot has changed over the last twenty-four hours with regard to the European Super League (ESL).... Continue Reading →

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