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By Bennett Liebman


Trademark Abandonment: Lessons from The Real USFL v. Fox Sports

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/trademark-abandonment-lessons-from-the-3530075/


Fox Sports Settles Lawsuit Over Use of USFL Name, Team Logos

https://www.bloomberglaw.com/bloomberglawnews/ip-law/X5AC2H70000000?bna_news_filter=ip-law#jcite


NFL can't punish Matt Araiza but the Bills could cut him

https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2022/08/25/nfl-cant-punish-matt-araiza-but-the-bills-could-cut-him-in-theory/


Olympic boxing champion Foreman facing underage rape lawsuits from 1970s

https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1127346/george-foreman-sexual-assault


'Stop the Title IX Take-Over' rally protests Department of Education

https://www.campusreform.org/article?id=20002


Teach kids sportsmanship, not how to investigate their rivals' gender

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/08/24/transgender-sports-parents-utah/


Utah Judge Rules Trans Girls Can Play School Sports, Blocking Discriminatory Law

https://truthout.org/articles/utah-judge-rules-trans-girls-can-play-school-sports-blocking-discriminatory-law/


7th Circuit denies request for en banc hearing in transgender sports lawsuit

https://www.theindianalawyer.com/articles/7th-circuit-denies-request-for-en-banc-hearing-in-transgender-sports-lawsuit


NCAA seeks members for help with NIL violation investigations

https://businessmirror.com.ph/2022/08/21/ncaa-seeks-members-for-help-with-nil-violation-investigations/


Who runs college football? At the moment, nobody

https://www.ajc.com/sports/mark-bradley-blog/who-runs-college-football-at-the-moment-nobody/O6MP4YAP5NCNRCQLHSGT6XSGME/


'We just want to save college athletics:' Sen. Tuberville on potential NIL federal law

https://www.wsfa.com/2022/08/23/we-just-want-save-college-athletics-sen-tuberville-potential-nil-federal-law/


How Ohio State's new fundraising push goes directly to players

https://www.cleveland.com/osu/2022/08/photo-ops-autographs-and-20000-dinners-ohio-states-new-fundraising-push-goes-directly-to-players.html


Nevada athletic commission chairman blasts Metro for probe of fatal boxing event

https://lasvegassun.com/news/2022/aug/24/nevada-athletic-commission-chairman-citing-ags-rep/


College Football and the Risk/Reward of Loss-of-Value Insurance

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/the-red-zone-college-football-and-the-3040679/


Vanessa Bryant awarded $16 million in case of photos

https://theathletic.com/3536505/2022/08/24/vanessa-bryant-helicopter-crash-photos-kobe/?source=twitterhq


UFC Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Michael Bisping

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2022/ufc-copyright-infringement-lawsuit-1234686446/


NCAA Argues Against College Athletes as Employees

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2022/ncaa-argues-against-college-athletes-as-employees-1234686299/


NJ Atty Must Face Claims Over NFL Concussion Case Fees

https://www.law360.com/articles/1523966/nj-atty-must-face-claims-over-nfl-concussion-case-fees


Howard Slusher, Sports Agent Known for His Toughness, Dies at 85

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/25/sports/football/howard-slusher-dead.html


Judge Orders Stay, $3.34M Bond In NFL Disability Benefit Suit

https://www.law360.com/articles/1523803/judge-orders-stay-3-34m-bond-in-nfl-disability-benefit-suit


Jon Gruden 'consistently' sent derogatory emails as Raiders coach

https://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/raiders/nfl-jon-gruden-consistently-sent-derogatory-emails-as-raiders-coach-2627844/


Tony Buzbee Pressuring NFL, Tony Buzbee Pressuring NFL

https://www.si.com/nfl/saints/editorial-opinion/buzbee-pressuring-nfl-las-vegas-prosecutors-to-tackle-alvin-kamara


Jockeys' Guild updates statement on case against feds

https://www.horseracingnation.com/news/Jockeys_Guild_updates_statement_on_case_against_feds_123


Pat Perez drops out of LIV Golf antitrust lawsuit

https://sports.yahoo.com/pat-perez-drops-liv-golf-115011558.html


PGA Tour attorneys file motion to unseal LIV Golf contract

https://sports.yahoo.com/pga-tour-attorneys-file-motion-175442519.html

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