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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Florida’s New NIL Rule Turns the State into an Agent of NCAA

Alligator in Sheep's Clothing

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/06/15/floridas-new-nil-rule-turns-the-state-into-an-agent-of-ncaa/

Rutgers -One questionable judgment-call leads to another

Rutgers bad judgment

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/06/04/rutgers-one-questionable-judgement-call-leads-to-another/

Smith’s Lawsuit Against Michigan Demonstrates the Cost of Speaking Up About the Emperor’s New Clothes

The Emperor at Michigan has no clothes

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/05/18/smiths-lawsuit-against-michigan-demonstrates-the-cost-of-speaking-up-about-the-emperors-new-clothes/

Roedel Lawsuit Shows NCAA’s Backward Approach To Actual Governance

Mark Emmert likes doing nothing

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/05/04/roedel-lawsuit-shows-ncaas-backward-approach-to-actual-governance/

The NCAA Board of Governor’s Recommendations For NIL Rules Are Nothing But A Political Ploy

Mark Emmert's paintbrush

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/05/01/the-ncaa-board-of-governors-recommendations-for-nil-rules-are-nothing-but-a-political-ploy/

Giuliana Mendiola’s Discrimination Complaint Demonstrates College Athletics’ Askew Priorities

ucr fire

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/04/27/giuliana-mendiolas-discrimination-complaint-demonstrates-college-athletics-askew-priorities/

Colorado’s NIL Law is the Epitome of Political Grandstanding

Colorado NIL

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/04/08/colorados-nil-law-is-the-epitome-of-political-grandstanding/

Cross Summary Judgment Motions Filed in USWNT Labor Dispute

USWT pay tug

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/02/29/cross-summary-judgment-motions-filed-in-uswnt-labor-dispute/

The NCAA’s Latest Filing In Alston Continues Its Nonsensical Campaign

Mark Emmert's delusion

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/02/20/the-ncaas-latest-filing-in-alston-continues-its-nonsensical-campaign/

Baylor Baseball Suspension is Like an Episode of Stranger Things

Baylor baseball

Permanent link to this article: https://advocacyforfairnessinsports.org/2020/02/13/baylor-baseball-suspension-is-like-an-episode-of-stranger-things/

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