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Sports Issues for the Week of February 5th

By Bennett Liebman


Social Media Post Puts LeBron on Defense

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/social-media-post-puts-lebron-defense-lawsuit-filed-darren-heitner/


The Complexity Of EA Sports College Football Without Athlete Group Licensing In Place

https://abovethelaw.com/2021/02/the-complexity-of-ea-sports-college-football-without-athlete-group-licensing-in-place/


MURPHY, TRAHAN PROPOSE COLLEGE ATHLETE COMPENSATION LEGISLATION

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2021/chris-murphy-lori-trahan-nil-1234621976/


EA Sports Is Reviving Its College Football Game

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbaker/2021/02/03/ea-sports-is-reviving-its-college-football-game-and-rekindling-debate-on-athletes-likenesses/?sh=55048ef94ef8


NCAA Brief to Supreme Court

https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/20/20-512/167853/20210201165312803_20-512%20ts.pdf


RYAN ZIMMERMAN AND RYAN HOWARD IMPLICATED IN AL JAZEERA COURT FILING

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2021/ryan-zimmerman-peds-al-jazeera-1234621570/


The Balancing Act Task Before The Court Of Arbitration For Sports And The Question Of Proportional Penalty

https://www.completesports.com/samson-siasia-the-balancing-act-task-before-the-court-of-arbitration-for-sports-and-the-question-of-proportional-penalty/


There's a Plan to Bring Sports Gambling to the Futures Market

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-02-02/there-s-a-plan-to-bring-sports-gambling-to-the-futures-market


Barstool and Penn

https://www.legalsportsreport.com/47848/barstool-sportsbook-next-state-launch-snowden/


An expert's guide to owning a European soccer club - part two: Due diligence

https://www.sportspromedia.com/analysis/football-club-owner-guide-investment-thesis-rocco-commisso-jordan-gardner?utm_content=153364231&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&hss_channel=tw-28330466


Study: Gambling industry's US ad spend up 82% YoY

https://www.sportspromedia.com/news/gambling-sports-betting-advertising-spend-us-2020-nfl-draftkings?utm_content=153263752&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&hss_channel=tw-28330466


Woman accusing Antonio Brown of rape wants to subpoena Bucs

https://theathletic.com/2365188/2021/02/03/antonio-brown-rape-subpoena-buccaneers-woman-accusing/?source=twitterhq


Piracy fears prompt IOC to urge US to consider "further appropriate steps" against Saudi Arabia

https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1103854/ioc-letter-to-us-on-saudi-piracy


MCMAHON COUNTERSUES LUCK IN XFL BATTLE

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2021/vince-mcmahon-xfl-lawsuit-1234621679/


Super Bowl Reminds Lawyer of Game That Forever Changed His Life

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/business-and-practice/super-bowl-reminds-lawyer-of-game-that-forever-changed-his-life


Here are 7 reasons why states are embracing in-stadium sports betting

https://theathletic.com/1031237/2019/06/17/here-are-7-reasons-why-states-are-embracing-in-stadium-sports-betting/


NFL's TV Future May Be Decided by 2024 Jury Trial

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/nfls-tv-future-may-be-decided-by-2024-jury-trial How should student-athletes be compensated?

https://www.aei.org/events/how-should-student-athletes-be-compensated/


EXPERT VIEW: A legal debrief on college sports, paid athletes and the risk of point shaving

https://www.bizjournals.com/bizjournals/news/2021/02/04/college-sports-gambling-paid-athletes-ncaa-risks.html


LeBron James settling suit with photographer over misuse of photo on social media

https://www.msn.com/en-us/entertainment/entertainment-celebrity/lebron-james-settling-suit-with-photographer-over-misuse-of-photo-on-social-media/ar-BB1doope

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