Over the summer, the Premier League (PL) broke the £9 billion barrier for the sale of the next cycle (2019-2022) of broadcasting rights, with £5 billion and $4.3 billion of those rights being sold.
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New Players in a Dynamic Football Market: An Analysis of Recent Investment in European Football
As Italians marched the streets of New York during the recent Columbus Day festivities, one color broke from the traditional red, white, and green—the color purple worn by A.C.F. Fiorentina supporters.
Is FIFA’s forced arbitration clause invalid?
In the case of RFC Seraing and Doyen Sports Company v FIFA and Others  (RFC Seraing), the Belgian Court of Appeal handed down a ruling with potential far-reaching consequences on the validity
Liverpool FC’s trade mark proposal receives a red-card from the UK Intellectual Property Office
Liverpool FC may be making good progress this season, however, off the pitch they have suffered a defeat in a controversial attempt to trade mark the word ‘LIVERPOOL’.
Meeting across the river (in New Jersey): New York online sports betting continues to languish
Posted in Regulations
The journey towards online sports betting in New York has become more complicated.
Spectator safety: Striking a balance
Posted in Football
The Jim Clark Rally is a motorsport event named after the Formula One champion. It was a round on the British Rally Championship calendar until 2014 when three spectators died and many more were injured.
Concussion class actions, yet another headache for the NRL?
The 2019 National Rugby League (NRL) season has provided us with plenty of entertainment, both on and off the field.
League of Legends – Poster boy for esports franchising
The League of Legends (LoL) Championship Series (LCS), hosted by Riot Games, is North America’s top tier League of Legends competition.
Destruction of Social Media Accounts ≠ Transfer
Posted in Intellectual property
What happens if a defendant doesn’t turn over social media accounts, websites and links that include disputed trademarks, but instead destroys them? Sue Ross discusses a case filed by Left Coast Wrestling.
California leads the movement in permitting student athletes to profit from endorsements and sponsorships
Posted in Employment, labor and pensions
The California Senate unanimously passed S.B. 206, previously entitled the “Fair Pay To Play Act,” which, if enacted into law, would allow college athletes to accept money from sponsorships and endorsements.