The Business of Sports: Collective Bargaining Agreements in Sports

Sports and Society Administrator June 14, 2011 0

A panel of industry experts including four members of the faculty at the NYU-SCPS Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management examine and explain the economic, legal, and business issues underlying collective bargaining in professional sports as each of the “big three” U.S. leagues attempt to renegotiate their expiring labor agreements in this year of change. Moderated by NYU-SCPS Tisch Center Professor Robert Boland, Esq., panelists include: Charles Grantham, former director of the National Basketball Players Association; Frank Hawkins, Esq., former SVP of the NFL / Business Affairs; Michael Lombardi, NFL Network Television Analyst and Columnist at; Wayne McDonnell, clinical associate professor of sports business at the NYU-SCPS Tisch Center; and L. Jon Wertheim, Esq., Sports Illustrated senior writer.


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