Derek Helling

Derek Helling is a journalist out of Kansas City, Mo., who covers the intersections of entertainment and sports with business, law, media and technology. He publishes a newsletter, "The Ninth Circle of Helling," that focuses on the intersection of business, culture, politics, and the law with sports.

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Owens and Solomon Carrying On Negligence Claims Against NCAA

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Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/01/21/owens-and-solomon-carrying-on-negligence-claims-against-ncaa/

MLB Takes a Swing at SCOTUS Review of Minor-League Players’ Class Certification

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Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/01/13/mlb-takes-a-swing-at-scotus-review-of-minor-league-players-class-certification/

Senator Megan Hunt to Propose NIL Legislation in Nebraska

Senator Megan Hunt

 

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/01/10/senator-megan-hunt-to-propose-nil-legislation-in-nebraska/

9th Circuit Denies Request for Hearing En Banc – MiLB Class Cert Survives

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Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/01/08/9th-circuit-denies-request-for-hearing-en-banc-milb-class-cert-survives/

Jennifer Bradley’s Case Highlights The NCAA’s Cherry-Picking

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Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/12/28/jennifer-bradleys-case-highlights-the-ncaas-cherry-picking/

What the Aspen’s Insitute’s Panel on NIL Legislation and a 1974 Chart-Topper by America Have in Common

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, some of the most notable voices in college athletics came together to discuss NIL legislation at the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C. The whole conversation misses the mark in a big way, however, that is perhaps prophetically interpreted by the band America in their 1974 hit, “Tin Man.” Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/12/18/what-the-aspens-insitutes-panel-on-nil-legislation-and-a-1974-chart-topper-by-america-have-in-common/

The Joker Has Nothing on the NCAA

Jack Nicholson's Joker had nothing on Mark Emmert of the NCAA

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/11/29/the-joker-has-nothing-on-the-ncaa/

Chris Hudson’s Disability Case Presents Critical Questions for Retired NFL Players

Hudson Case Shows How NFL and NFLPA Step on Retired Players

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/11/24/chris-hudsons-disability-case-presents-critical-questions-for-retired-nfl-players/

Alston Appeal Is Perfect Representation of Style Over Substance

Mark Emmert's NCAA Kool-Aid

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/11/15/alston-appeal-is-perfect-representation-of-style-over-substance/

NFL Repeats Old Talking Points in Response To Dent’s Third Complaint

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Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2019/11/11/nfl-repeats-old-talking-points-in-response-to-dents-third-complaint/

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