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The Moral Bankruptcy of College Football

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The current model of major college football is morally bankrupt

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As the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers decide the FBS national championship at Levi’s Stadium tonight, there’s no getting around the fact that the status quo of the industry they are engaged in is paramount to racism and slavery.

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Alston v. NCAA

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NCAA Amateurism Struggle Reminiscent of 1890’s Pullman Railroad Labor Struggle

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Advocacy for Fairness in Sports writes letter to Judge Wilken regarding upcoming NCAA “amateurism” trial

Judge Claudia Wilken

Next month Amateurism will go on trial once again with Chief Judge Claudia Wilken of the Northern District of California presiding.  Judge Wilken also heard the O’Bannon case which also focused on antitrust issues.  Advocacy for Fairness in Sports has written a letter to Judge Wilken urging her to rule in favor of the athletes, …

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Advocacy for Fairness in Sports writes letter to Judge Wilken regarding upcoming NCAA “amateurism” trial

Judge Claudia Wilken

Dear Judge Wilken,
Next month you will no doubt hear eloquent and passionate arguments from Jeffrey Kessler as he presents antitrust claims against the NCAA. You will also hear capable counsel for the defense refuting those claims and insisting that amateurism must be protected. Having read the briefs, I feel there are some compelling arguments that have been omitted, and as such, I feel the need to bring them to the Court’s attention after a brief recap of issues that have been previously and wrongly addressed.

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The Blitz 12/31/17

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Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week In Review 🐦Tweet of the Week: Random fun US Law fact: NYE 2017 (aka tomorrow) is the only day where every “adult” was born in the 1900s while every minor was born in the 2000s 😯 — Jaime Mittens (@SportsLawBlonde) December 30, 2017 📖Read of the Week: American …

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The Blitz 12/17/17

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News December 17, 2017 Week in Review 📖Read of the Week: Ex-NFL player Larry Johnson grapples with violent urges and memory loss. He thinks it’s CTE. https://t.co/HNxDXg5TEk — Washington Post (@washingtonpost) December 13, 2017 If you need a link that isn’t behind the paywall, CLICK HERE I truly and honestly …

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The Blitz 12/10/17

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review 12/10/17 📖Read of the Week: Compelling read: Forget About Colin Kaepernick; I Think I’m Done With the NFL Just Because I Don’t Want to Watch Someone Die https://t.co/vw8Sg50Fk7 via @verysmartbros — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 9, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement There was a lot …

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The Blitz 6/15/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement #AsExpected Judge Brody issued an order today granting Quasi Judicial Immunity to concussion settlement adminishttps://t.co/QfBccKvvRO pic.twitter.com/UpnmAG5Tu3 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) June 14, 2017 Judge grants immunity to special masters administering #NFL concussion settlement, via @Law360 https://t.co/t7hxzQd6MX — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) June 14, 2017 Order PDF:https://t.co/QfBccKN7go Motion requesting order PDF: https://t.co/xjGcOBoxfx …

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