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Sports Law News for the Week of November 6th

By Bennett Liebman


ESPN to lay off 300 people. Here's the memo


WADA agrees to pay French international Mamadou Sakho 'substantial' damages http://www.insideworldfootball.com/2020/11/05/wada-agrees-pay-french-international-mamadou-sakho-substantial-damages/


EA RENEWS NHL AND UFC DEALS TO EXPAND SPORTS VIDEO GAME DOMINANCE https://www.sportico.com/leagues/other-sports/2020/ea-sports-renews-nhl-ufc-partnerships-1234616160/


'Everything has changed': Canadian companies looking to cash in as sports-betting legalization spreads



Adam Silver boosts urgency on deal for NBA's pre-Christmas start https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/30246577/adam-silver-boosts-urgency-deal-nba-pre-christmas-start


ELECTION 2020: TEN TRUMP V. BIDEN POLICY DISPUTES THAT IMPACT THE SPORTS INDUSTRY https://www.sportico.com/business/commerce/2020/election-impacts-sports-1234615914/


DIRECTV NFL ANTITRUST SUIT SURVIVES AS SUPREME COURT DENIES LEAGUE REQUEST https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2020/nfl-sunday-ticket-antitrust-supreme-court-1234615981/


Three-State Sweep: Maryland, Louisiana and South Dakota Say Yes to Legal Sports Betting https://www.si.com/gambling/2020/11/04/election-2020-new-legal-sports-betting-states


Gambling wins big at the polls in 2020, with 3 states authorizing legal sports betting and 3 others approving or expanding casino gambling



Dominik Beier: Gambling sponsorship in sport "absolutely justified" https://www.gamblinginsider.com/news/10342/dominik-beier-gambling-sponsorship-in-sport-absolutely-justified


NHL HISTORICAL STATS DATABASE DELIVERS WITH STARTUP'S PROCESSING POWER https://www.sportico.com/business/tech/2020/nhl-historical-stats-database-delivers-with-startups-processing-power-1234616112/


SPORTS INDUSTRY PRIMED TO JOIN THE ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE "PARTY" https://www.sportico.com/business/commerce/2020/sports-industry-environmental-social-and-governance-initiatives-1234616037/


Trial for ex-Angels employee in connection with Tyler Skaggs overdose death set for December https://ktla.com/news/local-news/trial-for-ex-angels-employee-in-connection-with-tyler-skaggs-overdose-death-set-for-december/


Brandt v. Davis Mass Appeal Court on standard of care to athletes https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2020/11/02/v19P1189.pdf


He May be Undefeated in the Ring, but Floyd Mayweather Got Knocked Out at the Trademark Office.


News Site Allowed to Embed Athlete's (Caroline Wozniacki) Instagram Retirement Post 2020 https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/news-site-allowed-to-embed-athletes-instagram-retirement-post?context=search&index=2


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