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Athlete Representation  

Ed Edmonds

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Sep 2017
The sports agent performs a critical function as an intermediary between management and athletes by handling contract negotiations, endorsements, financial planning, and other associated ... More

Blood Sports in an Age of Liability  

Jeffrey Standen

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Sep 2017
This chapter examines how civil liability assessments and criminal convictions have affected the legality of blood sports. Blood sports can be divided into three categories: human versus ... More

Collective Bargaining and Workforce Protections in Sports  

Nicholas M. Ohanesian

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Sep 2017
This chapter addresses collective bargaining and workforce protections available in professional sports. Broadly speaking, collective bargaining in the United States is a workplace ... More

Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports: The Duel Between Players and Owners and Labor Law and Antitrust Law  

Gabe Feldman

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Sep 2017
This chapter examines the complex collective bargaining process in professional sports leagues. The labor negotiations between players and owners present unique conflicts between labor and ... More

The Commissioner’s Power to Discipline Players for On- and Off-Field Misconduct  

Richard T. Karcher

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Sep 2017
This article examines the power of professional sports league commissioners to discipline and suspend players for misconduct both on and off the field. It first provides a historical ... More

Competition Law, Free Movement of Players, and Nationality Restrictions  

Ryan Gauthier

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Sep 2017
This chapter examines restrictions that professional sports leagues and governing bodies place on the freedom of movement of professional players—both negotiated and imposed—and how these ... More

Corporate Governance and Employment Relations  

Zoe Adams and Simon Deakin

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Jul 2015
Rent-sharing between employees and shareholders is a necessity if the societal value of the firm is to be maximized. This is reflected in laws across the world which, in different ways, ... More

Daily Fantasy Sports and PASPA: How to Assess Whether the State Regulation of Daily Fantasy Sports Contests Violates Federal Law  

Daniel L. Wallach

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Sep 2017
Recent state legislation regulating fantasy sports contests may present a different type of threat to the nascent fantasy sports industry—the possibility that the U.S. Attorney General (or ... More

Drugs in Professional Sports  

Todd Clark

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Sep 2017
This chapter discusses the effects of recreational drugs, specifically marijuana, and performance-enhancing drugs in professional sports. To that end, this chapter highlights how these ... More

Eligibility Rules in Professional Sports  

Glenn M. Wong and Christopher R. Deubert

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Sep 2017
This chapter examines the rules governing when individuals are eligible to play in professional sports leagues and organizations. The different nature of the sports leads to important ... More

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