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Sports Law News for the Week of April 23rd

By Bennett Liebman


PAY-TO-PLAY GETS MIXED VIEWS FROM PRO-NIL STATE LEGISLATORS

https://www.sportico.com/leagues/college-sports/2021/pay-to-play-gets-mixed-views-from-pro-nil-state-legislators-1234628027/


As Florida lawmakers took aim at transgender athletes, old wounds reopened

https://www.tampabay.com/news/health/2021/04/23/as-florida-lawmakers-took-aim-at-transgender-athletes-old-wounds-reopened/


Peloton fights with CPSC over recalling its treadmills after child deaths, injuries

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/04/16/peloton-treadmill-injuries-death-cpsc/


NCAA athletes and the hidden industry of name, image, likeness

https://www.si.com/college/2021/04/22/ncaa-athletes-profit-nil-marketplace-july-1


NCAA says no to blanket name, image and likeness waiver

https://247sports.com/Article/NCAA-Mark-Emmert-name-image-likeness-waiver-Jordan-Bohannon-Iowa-164470619/


States Move Forward on Compensation for Student Athletes

https://www.governing.com/now/states-move-forward-on-compensation-for-student-athletes.html


JPMorgan Super League: Bank Vows to "Learn From" Soccer World Blowback JPMorgan Super League, https://www.sportico.com/leagues/soccer/2021/jpmorgan-super-league-bank-apology-1234628074/


LSU's Title IX Consultant Makes His Business Pitch, Amid Scandal

https://sports.yahoo.com/scandalized-lsu-title-ix-consultant-150054470.html


Oliver Luck Lawsuit: Vince McMahon, Lawyer Emails Could Hold Key Oliver Luck Lawsuit

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2021/oliver-luck-lawsuit-vince-mcmahon-1234627894/


Zed Run: NFT Horse Racing Game Draws Big Money Amid Crypto Boom

https://www.sportico.com/business/tech/2021/zed-run-nft-horse-racing-1234627668/


Deshaun Watson case: Lawyer requests plaintiffs' SSNs

https://www.si.com/nfl/2021/04/22/deshaun-watson-accused-deleting-texts-status-hearing


Soccer Fans Are Stakeholders Too

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/banking-law/matt-levines-money-stuff-soccer-fans-are-stakeholders-too


Super League Made Plans for the Next 23 Years. It Failed in 48 Hours, https://www.wsj.com/articles/super-league-collapse-premier-league-11619104094


The U.S. Sports Origins of Europe's Soccer Super League

https://www.wsj.com/articles/european-soccer-super-league-american-owners-nfl-11618939490?mod=e2tws


The Super League Protests Showed American Fans What's Worth Getting Mad About

https://defector.com/the-super-league-protests-showed-american-fans-something-worth-getting-mad-about/


7 Legal Thoughts About European Super League's Seemingly Quick Collapse, https://www.forbes.com/sites/marcedelman/2021/04/20/7-legal-thoughts-about-european-super-leagues-seemingly-quick-collapse/?sh=7b1f9d4e3d47


William Hill US CEO Joe Asher Out As Caesars Completes Takeover

https://www.legalsportsreport.com/50915/william-hill-us-ceo-joe-asher-out/


NFL Sunday Ticket Case, Untouched by SCOTUS, Goes to Arbitration

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/class-action/nfl-sunday-ticket-case-untouched-by-scotus-goes-to-arbitration


Daniel Snyder accuses banker of destroying records in defamation case

https://theathletic.com/2537242/2021/04/22/daniel-snyder-accuses-banker-of-destroying-records-in-defamation-case-seeks-fine/?source=emp_shared_article


Antonio Brown settles with trainer in sexual assault charge

https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ny-antonio-brown-trainer-settlement-sexual-assault-allegation-20210422-msu3dzkehrdjvk7ym4mddq4bee-story.html


Tokyo spectator decision postponed

http://www.thesportsexaminer.com/the-ticker-tokyo-spectator-decision-postponed-a1-billion-for-brisbane-32-stadium-usopc-ticker-seller-sued-ioc-now-seriously-into-esports/


US Olympic Track Trials tickets refunded for fans, capacity TBD

https://www.si.com/olympics/2021/04/22/us-olympic-track-and-field-trials-2021-tickets-refunded-covid-19


Can men's college gymnastics be saved?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/04/16/mens-college-gymnastic-cuts-minnesota/


French Tennis Federation bans Benoit Paire from Games

https://www.msn.com/en-in/sports/other/tokyo-olympics-2020-french-tennis-federation-bans-benoit-paire-from-games-due-to-deeply-ill-judged-behaviour/ar-BB1fYhi5?ocid=BingNewsSearch


NFL, Raiders Beat Oakland's Suit

https://www.law360.com/articles/1378007/nfl-raiders-beat-oakland-s-suit-over-move-to-las-vegas

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