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Sports Law News for the Week Ending February 18th

Updated: Feb 23

By Bennett Liebman

Brian Flores lawsuit highlights NFL's diversity struggles

https://www.marketplace.org/2022/02/14/the-nfls-hiring-practices-are-biased-against-black-coaches-a-former-coachs-lawsuit-alleges/

NFL Teams Are Making Brian Flores's Case For Him

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/nfl-teams-are-making-brian-floress-case-for-him/

NFL Hires Loretta Lynch for Brian Flores Race Discrimination Lawsuit

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2022/nfl-hires-loretta-lynch-brian-flores-1234662017/

WADA accuse CAS of rewriting Code and setting precedent in Valieva case

https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1119452/wada-response-cas-valieva-case-doping

Valieva Decision by CAS CAS Ad Hoc Award OG 22 08-09-10

https://www.tas-cas.org/fileadmin/user_upload/OG_22_08-09-10_Arbitral_Award__publication_.pdf

Opinion | Yes, Kamila Valieva should be skating in Beijing

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/02/16/kamila-valieva-should-skate-beijing-olympics-law-merits/

Bach reminds Beijing 2022 organizers to remain apolitical

https://www.infobae.com/aroundtherings/articles/2022/02/18/bach-reminds-beijing-2022-organizers-to-remain-apolitical/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Thomas Bach lashes out at "tremendous coldness" of Kamila Valieva entourage after fourth-place finish

https://www.infobae.com/aroundtherings/articles/2022/02/18/thomas-bach-lashes-out-at-tremendous-coldness-of-kamila-valieva-entourage-after-fourth-place-finish/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Indiana inches closer to banning transgender girls from participation in girls' sports

https://www.kpcnews.com/news/state/article_59da58ef-2446-5a2a-ac10-ca8e6394783e.html

Florida lawsuit around law barring trans athletes held up by another Florida lawsuit

https://www.orlandoweekly.com/Blogs/archives/2022/02/16/florida-lawsuit-around-law-barring-trans-athletes-held-up-by-another-florida-lawsuit-over-treating-trans-people-poorly

States rethink restrictive NIL laws

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2022/02/11/states-rethink-restrictive-nil-laws

Social media dominates NIL activity, latest data shows

https://www.sportsbusinessjournal.com/Daily/Issues/2022/02/17/Marketing-and-Sponsorship/NIL-data.aspx

Letting Athletes Make Money Is Destroying College Football

https://thefederalist.com/2022/02/17/letting-student-athletes-make-money-is-already-destroying-college-football/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=letting-student-athletes-make-money-is-already-destroying-college-football

State NIL Law Revisions Needed to Deal With Fairness, Antitrust Issues

https://www.sportico.com/leagues/college-sports/2022/state-nil-laws-revision-1234661547/

Florida 'can't compete' with others in NIL. What that means and why it matters

https://www.tampabay.com/sports/seminoles/2022/02/14/florida-cant-compete-with-other-states-in-nil-heres-what-that-means-and-why-it-matters/

NCAA Pay-for-Play Panic Just Might Be a Cry for Federal Help

https://www.sportico.com/leagues/college-sports/2022/ncaa-pay-for-play-panic-1234661545/

Third-party NIL collectives luring recruits are legal

https://theathletic.com/3130795/2022/02/15/mandel-third-party-nil-collectives-luring-recruits-are-legal-we-think-and-here-to-stay-embrace-it-or-get-left-behind/

Matt Harvey Cocaine Use New York Mets Tyler Skaggs MLB Drug Culture

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2022/matt-harvey-cocaine-use-1234661847/

Tyler Skaggs death: Eric Prescott Kay, former Los Angeles Angels official, found guilty

https://www.cnn.com/2022/02/17/sport/tyler-skaggs-death-eric-kay-conviction-spt/index.html

Time For Snyder To "Move On"

https://www.si.com/nfl/washingtonfootball/news/washington-commanders-podcast-owner-dan-snyder-roger-goodell-sexual-allegations-update

Dan Snyder Stephen Ross Ownership Termination Vote NFL Legal Procedure

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2022/dan-snyder-stephen-ross-1234661952/

House committee looking at NFL documents in Washington Commanders probe

https://www.npr.org/2022/02/15/1080983185/house-panel-investigation-washington-commanders-nfl-sexual-harassment

Counsel Liability Waiver in NFL Concussion Settlement Criticized

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/counsel-liability-waiver-in-nfl-concussion-settlement-criticized

Career Spotlight - Clay Allen, General Counsel, Houston Rockets

https://harvardjsel.com/2022/02/career-spotlight-clay-allen-general-counsel-houston-rockets/

ROC President claims figure skating team event results are non-revisable

https://www.infobae.com/aroundtherings/articles/2022/02/17/roc-president-claims-figure-skating-team-event-results-are-non-revisable/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Okagbare hit with ten year ban for breaches of anti-doping rules

https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1119466/okagbare-ban-for-doping-breaches


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