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Sports News for the Week of June 11th

By Bennett Liebman


Senate committee heats up discussions of federal law for college athletes

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/06/10/senate-committee-heats-discussions-federal-law-college-athletes


NCAA president Mark Emmert, lawmakers debate need for national college athlete compensation

https://www.espn.com/college-sports/story/_/id/31598962/ncaa-president-mark-emmert-lawmakers-debate-need-national-law-addressing-pay-college-athletes


'The future of college sports is in jeopardy,' Gonzaga's Mark Few tells Cantwell's Senate panel on student-athlete pay

https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2021/jun/09/the-future-of-college-sports-is-in-jeopardy-mark-f/


No Clarity For Sportbooks When Using Name, Image, Likeness

https://sportshandle.com/no-clairty-name-image-likeness/


DOJ to Defend Religious Exemption to Title IX

https://lawandcrime.com/high-profile/biden-administration-doj-says-it-will-defend-exemption-to-law-that-allows-religious-schools-to-discriminate-against-lgtbq-students/


How to Navigate When Title IX and Cancel Culture Clash

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/how-to-navigate-when-title-ix-and-9403646/


Jury in Baylor sexual assault trial finds Baylor, football players not responsible

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Jury-in-Baylor-sexual-assault-trial-issues-16236982.php


Bob Baffert and Medina Spirit owner file lawsuit over Kentucky Derby test result

https://www.racingpost.com/news/bob-baffert-and-medina-spirit-owner-file-lawsuit-over-kentucky-derby-test-result/494249


Norwich City Cancels Sponsorship After Backlash to Over-Sexualized Ads

https://www.sportico.com/business/sponsorship/2021/norwich-city-cancels-sponsorship-1234631741/


College football players are fighting for more compensation in the Supreme Court

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/04/1003279342/amateur-hour-at-the-supreme-court


Yana Sizikova: Russian tennis player arrested for sports corruption and fraud

https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/04/tennis/yana-sizikova-arrested-corruption-fraud-tennis-spt-intl/?hpt=ob_blogfooterold


NCAA's Termination of Westwood One Contract Upheld in Ruling

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2021/westwood-one-ncaa-lawsuit-1234631412/


'Emotionally, we are part of the NFL': Why Germany is the next target for pro football

https://theathletic.com/2642080/2021/06/09/emotionally-we-are-part-of-the-nfl-why-germany-is-the-next-target-for-pro-football/


Amid move to mobile ticketing, the world of printed ticket collectibles is threatened

https://theathletic.com/2634766/2021/06/08/amid-move-to-mobile-ticketing-the-world-of-printed-ticket-collectibles-is-threatened/?source=emp_shared_article


Ja'Wuan James files grievance against Broncos seeking $15 million

https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2021/06/07/jawuan-james-files-grievance-against-broncos-seeking-15-million/


Rancor among Chargers ownership amps up in latest legal filings

https://theathletic.com/2636075/2021/06/07/rancor-among-chargers-ownership-amps-up-in-latest-legal-filings/?source=emp_shared_article


Ex-Michigan players want apology from school; Bo's son says statue should come down

https://www.mlive.com/wolverines/2021/06/ex-michigan-players-want-apology-from-school-bos-son-says-statue-should-come-down.html


Penn State Ex-President Reports To Jail To Begin Sandusky Scandal Sentence

https://dailycaller.com/2021/06/10/penn-state-ex-president-sandusky-scandal/


Judge denies request to return MLB All-Star game to Atlanta

https://www.ajc.com/sports/atlanta-braves/judge-denies-request-to-return-mlb-all-star-game-to-atlanta/63HFU5HO5FAYJOQAOFOCDTP7XY/


Roenick Loses Claim Sexual Orientation Bias Drove NBC Firing

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/roenick-loses-claim-sexual-orientation-bias-drove-nbc-firing


'Pride still goes on' for trans Floridians after sports law, budget cuts

https://www.tampabay.com/news/florida/2021/06/05/pride-still-goes-on-for-trans-floridians-after-sports-law-budget-cuts/


This Is Spider Tack: The Men Who Inadvertently Created MLB's Stickiest Problem

https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-is-spider-tack-mlb-gerrit-cole-foreign-substances-11623373319?mod=e2tws

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