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Document Cloud Project – Cases Involving NHL, NCAA, Misc.

Advocacy for Fairness in Sports Document Cloud Project cases for NCAA, NHL, Misc.

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Reflections on SLAC 2019

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Reflections from SLA 45 from a First Time Attendee Part 1 Reflections from SLA 45 from a First Time Attendee Part 2

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Reflections from SLA 45 from a First Time Attendee Part 1

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From May 16th to 19th, the Sports Lawyers Association held its 45th annual conference, in Phoenix, Arizona, with the beautiful JW Marriott resort as its temporary home and red mountains, cacti and palm trees as its backdrop. As a first time attendee and someone who has one toe (or two) dipped into the sports law pool but who is seriously contemplating jumping in feet or bottom first, not only was this the best and only place to be but the event did not disappoint.

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Tenney v. FaZe Clan Proves Esports Can No Longer Be Ignored

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A high-profile lawsuit between one of the most successful Fortnite streamers in the world and the esports company that signed him to a promotional deal has brought new attention to the industry. The lesson is that esports can no longer be treated as a fringe extension of the entertainment industry but rather as another component just as legitimate as film and theater.

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Tenney v. FaZe Clan Proves Esports Can No Longer Be Ignored

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A high-profile lawsuit between one of the most successful Fortnite streamers in the world and the esports company that signed him to a promotional deal has brought new attention to the industry. The lesson is that esports can no longer be treated as a fringe extension of the entertainment industry but rather as another component just as legitimate as film and theater.

Tfue, whose given name is Turner Tenney, is a popular Fortnite player whose live and recorded streams of himself playing the game draw millions of viewers. Tenney is able to monetize that content via Twitch and YouTube Gaming revenue share programs along with third-party endorsement deals for products endemic to his art.

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Busy Docket Week!

This week the federal dockets were full of opinions, orders, and lawsuits concerning retired NFL players in both the disability and concussion settlement spheres as well as cases concerning other athletes. We’ll try to recap as many as possible over the weekend so check back in when you can.  The first story details an order …

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The Blitz – July 17 – 23, 2017

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Tweet of the Week: #1 thing fans say about O’Bannon case against the NCAA? It ruined my video game. https://t.co/OFDeDHiu1d — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) July 18, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Painkiller Lawsuit Not sure why this isn’t getting much coverage but ICYMI Judge Denies Remaining Claims in NFL Painkiller Lawsuit https://t.co/cvL9hjFTWh — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) …

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The Blitz 3/21/17

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👮Crime Blotter: Theft of Tom Brady’s Super Bowl Jerseys The case of the missing Tom Brady Super Bowl jersey has only gotten better: https://t.co/yH8y9Ucx9r pic.twitter.com/ZAGHZp7EKx — Deadspin (@Deadspin) March 21, 2017 Brady appreciates law enforcement efforts in finding his stolen jersey 2 videos in this one!https://t.co/6qWwQNaetM via @NFLNnewsdesk — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 20, 2017 …

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The Blitz 3/20/17

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⚖️Litigation Lane: Jerry Sandusky Former Penn State president goes to trial in Sandusky scandal https://t.co/wLsxv10nlK via @USATODAY — Kimberly Archie (@kimberlyarchie) March 19, 2017 Deflategate (the gift that keeps on giving) Richard Berman, the Deflategate judge, is still stunned at the size of the the NFL’s sanction. @kalynkahler‘s Q&A:https://t.co/f3g0bdloUV pic.twitter.com/hRUHCmNFWf — The MMQB (@theMMQB) March …

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