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Top of Their Game: A Conversation with the General Counsel of the NFL, NBA, and Major League Baseball

Top of Their Game: A Conversation with the General Counsel of the NFL, NBA, and Major League Baseball

Sports and Society Administrator March 21, 2014 0

This Forum, co-hosted by NYU Law School, offered a unique window into how some of the most popular and successful professional sports organizations in the world operate in the 21st century. In a conversation

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Don’t ask, don’t tell: NFL teams warned to not ask potential draft picks about their sexual orientation

Don’t ask, don’t tell: NFL teams warned to not ask potential draft picks about their sexual orientation

Sports and Society Administrator February 21, 2014 0

By RYAN GORMAN and ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTER DailyMail.co.uk | February 20, 2014 The NFL has instituted it’s own version of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ in a memo sent to teams warning against asking about

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Pick one site for the Olympics

Pick one site for the Olympics

Arthur Caplan and Lee Igel February 8, 2014 0

By Arthur L. Caplan and Lee H. Igel Philly.com | February 7, 2014 As the 22d Winter Olympic Games begin in Sochi, Russia, it is reasonable to ask: What are they doing there? What

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Judge Rejects N.F.L. Settlement, for Now

Judge Rejects N.F.L. Settlement, for Now

Sports and Society Administrator January 16, 2014 0

By Ken Belson NYTimes.com | January 14, 2014 The judge presiding over the proposed $765 million settlement between the N.F.L. and more than 4,500 retired players who sued the league and accused it of

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Government agency calls ‘Redskins’ offensive

Government agency calls ‘Redskins’ offensive

Sports and Society Administrator January 15, 2014 0

Lisa Desjardins CNN.com | January 8, 2014 The heated debate over the Washington Redskins name has now moved beyond living rooms and corporate offices to the U.S. government itself, with one agency making an

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Payout May Come for an A.B.A. Team That Is Long Gone

Payout May Come for an A.B.A. Team That Is Long Gone

Sports and Society Administrator January 9, 2014 0

By RICHARD SANDOMIR NYTimes.com | January 7, 2014 The N.B.A. has long hoped to be released from its financial obligation to Ozzie and Daniel Silna, brothers who owned the Spirits of St. Louis in

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A’s for Athletes, but Charges of Fraud at North Carolina

A’s for Athletes, but Charges of Fraud at North Carolina

Sports and Society Administrator January 2, 2014 0

By Sarah Lyall NYTimes.com | December 30, 2013 In the summer of 2011, 19 undergraduates at the University of North Carolina signed up for a lecture course called AFAM 280: Blacks in North Carolina.

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The Volgograd bombs are a warning over Olympic excess

The Volgograd bombs are a warning over Olympic excess

Sports and Society Administrator January 2, 2014 0

By Simon Jenkins http://www.theguardian.com | December 30, 2013 The more elaborate the staging of international sporting events, the more they are liable to attract protest and terrorism The bomb blasts in the southern Russian

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What’s Really Killing Athletes With Concussions?

What’s Really Killing Athletes With Concussions?

Sports and Society Administrator December 26, 2013 0

By Dr. Anand Veeravagu & Tej Azad The Daily Beast | December 26, 2013 Twenty-three plaintiffs in the class-action suit against the NFL died this year. Thousands more live with problems. The roots of

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Rams seek tax refund, say they overcharged fans

Rams seek tax refund, say they overcharged fans

Sports and Society Administrator December 26, 2013 0

By David Hunn stltoday.com | December 26, 2013 It hasn’t been the best decade at the Edward Jones Dome. The Rams, the city’s NFL football team, have lost quarterbacks, coaches, season-ticket holders and plenty

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