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Sports Law News for Week Ending April 29th

By Bennett Liebman


Sage Steele sues ESPN, claims it sidelined her over vaccine comments

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2022/04/28/sage-steele-espn-lawsuit/


Sage Steele Lawsuit Explained and Analyzed

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2022/sage-steele-lawsuit-explained-1234674051/


Continued Antitrust Focus on the Labor Market in the Wake of NCAA v. Alston

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/continued-antitrust-focus-on-the-labor-5206307/


Is Tennessee's new NIL law an SEC game-changer?

https://www.stltoday.com/sports/college/mizzou/is-tennessees-new-nil-law-an-sec-game-changer/article_fa468c13-b196-58f4-a6d1-41827a42a73d.html


The New Race By States To Remove NIL Restrictions On College Athletes

https://abovethelaw.com/2022/04/the-new-race-by-states-to-remove-nil-restrictions-on-college-athletes/


Mississippi NIL changes aimed at keeping state schools competitive in recruiting

https://www.djournal.com/sports/college/mississippi-nil-changes-aimed-at-keeping-state-schools-competitive-in-recruiting/article_b39d7660-e9c7-52e2-a136-d64e715baa00.html


New NCAA committee poised to turn college sports upside down

https://www.si.com/college/2022/04/27/ncaa-new-transformation-committee-changes


Jazz Assistant Keyon Dooling Arrested for Defrauding NBA Benefit Plan

https://www.si.com/nba/2022/04/27/jazz-keyon-dooling-arrested-defrauding-health-welfare-benefit-plan


Elon Musk Buys Twitter But Endorsement Deal Contract Disputes Continue

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2022/elon-musk-buys-twitter-1234673769/


Yankees Sealed Letter on Sign Stealing Revealed

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2022/yankees-sealed-letter-1234673793/


Baseball reacts to release of letter that outlined Yankees' sign-stealing

https://www.rawstory.com/baseball-reacts-to-release-of-letter-that-outlined-yankees-sign-stealing-methods-in-2015-and-2016/


NFL Defenses Brian Flores Lawsuiy

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2022/nfl-defenses-brian-flores-1234673523/?cx_testId=9&cx_testVariant=cx_1&cx_artPos=0&cx_experienceId=EXAKGDTXOYL0#cxrecs_s



2-year suspension recommended for Bob Baffert in New York

https://www.latimes.com/sports/story/2022-04-27/officer-recommends-bob-baffert-suspended-racing-new-york-two-years


Texans' Laremy Tunsil launches NFT of NFL Draft gas mask video

https://theathletic.com/news/nfl-draft-laremy-tunsil-nft/qevQtDCBmS8c/


Taxpayers beware, subsidies for sports venues back in vogue despite low returns

https://theathletic.com/3271278/2022/04/27/taxpayers-beware-subsidies-for-sports-venues-back-in-vogue-despite-low-returns/


Putin uses awards ceremony to air grievances against sanctions placed on Russian athletes, https://www.infobae.com/aroundtherings/articles/2022/04/27/putin-uses-awards-ceremony-to-air-grievances-against-sanctions-placed-on-russian-athletes/


British boxer Bowes banned for four years over doping violation

https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1122484/british-boxer-bowes-doping-ban-confirmed


Boris Becker jailed: Tennis champion sentenced over bankruptcy

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-61276378


House Republicans attempt to force vote on transgender sports bill

https://www.politico.com/news/2022/04/28/house-republicans-transgender-sports-bill-00028342


Can Jerry West take his case against HBO to the Supreme Court? Or any court?

https://www.thestate.com/sports/nba/article260875942.html


Judge denies UO's motion to strike testimony of Doug Brenner's former teammates

https://www.oregonlive.com/ducks/2022/04/judge-denies-uos-motion-to-strike-testimony-of-doug-brenners-former-teammates-also-denies-ncaa-motion-for-directed-verdict.html


New York Giants, Jets Urge Court to Reject Deception Suit

https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2022/04/28/664955.htm


Scandals put Dan Snyder's hold on Commanders into focus

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2022/apr/28/scandals-put-dan-snyders-hold-on-commanders-into-f/


Virginia, D.C. attorneys general launch inquiries in Washington Commanders

https://www.insidenova.com/headlines/virginia-d-c-attorneys-general-launch-inquiries-in-washington-commanders/article_497b11bc-c523-11ec-95f2-d3651e07c42d.html


NCAA Athletes Will Need a New Playbook to Score on Tax Day

https://www.bloomberglaw.com/bloomberglawnews/daily-tax-report/XETM1D6O000000?bna_news_filter=daily-tax-report#jcite

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