Advocacy for Fairness in Sports General Interest Newsletter – July 2019
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Notre Dame, NCAA try to run out the clock in their motions to dismiss John Askin’s brain injury lawsuit
John Askin once wore number 72 for the Fighting Irish. Now he’s fighting the school and the NCAA for his brain. We first reported on the lawsuit in February shortly after the former linebacker filed in Jefferson Circuit Court, in Kentucky, his state of residence after months of attempted negotiations with the school seeking compensation for his latent brain injuries.
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Advocacy for Fairness in Sports Document Cloud Project cases for NCAA, NHL, Misc.
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Jun 11 2019
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As I mentioned in part 1 of this review, the three-day Sports Lawyers Annual Conference was a mine of information and summarizing it adequately would be an impossible task. One would have had to be able to be at different places at once in order to attend every session and hear every word but, my hope is that my list of takeaways captures enough of its essence to be of interest to people who were in attendance and people who were not. In this second and last part, I focus on student-athletes in the NCAA, sports betting & gambling, and sexual abuse.
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Mar 26 2019
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It has been over four decades since I entered college at UCLA. I really enjoyed being a student/ athlete but I would be lying if I said there were not times when it was very difficult. Trying to balance school, practice, travel, games and yes socializing was not easy. Fast forward to present day and as the father of a soon to be student/ athlete, things have not gotten any easier.
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Mar 13 2019
Yesterday news broke of what is likely to be one of the biggest scandals in the history of both sports and education. I recapped it on Twitter. (Click to open Twitter Moment content.) ⚡️ “Recap of College Admissions & Athletic Bribery Scandal”https://t.co/LHgWJX6a9Z — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 13, 2019
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Mar 10 2019
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