Moorad Sports Law Journal Blog
Why Timeout Doesn’t Mean Game Over: on Competitive Governance in eSports
Fake it Till You Make it: Sports Counterfeiting
PGA Tour Tees Off in Countersuit Against LIV Golf Tour
Eleven Game Suspension for Sexual Misconduct: A Blitz on Deshaun Watson, or Justice Served?
The NBA’s Constitution ties Adam Silver’s Hands
MAMA, PLEASE?: Luka Doncic Goes 1 – on – 1 With His Mom
Can Brian Flores’ Racial Discrimination Allegations Burst the NFL’s Arbitration Bubble?
Labor Strikes Out in Lockout: A Look at the Second Longest Work Stoppage in Baseball History
All-out Blitz: The Rams won the Super Bowl, but St. Louis won the Settlement
Just Bet on It: Why the Sports Betting Industry Needs to Address Gambling Addictions
Fins Down: How Tanking Could Sink Miami Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross
Throwing a Hail Mary: The Supreme Court Will Hear Case of Praying Football Coach
Unsportsmanlike Conduct: High School Athletes’ Suspensions Upheld for Bullying
Native American Mascot Ban Provokes Legal Battle in Colorado
Upgraded Boathouse and More for UConn Team after Bright-line Title IX Blunder
Olympic Intellectual Property: The Gold Medal Standard
Two Years After Kobe Bryant’s Death, Litigation Is Far from Over
The NCAA Shifts the Blame
How the NHL CBA Left Player with No Other Choice But to Request a Trade
Restarting Youth Recreational Sports: Are Recreational League Volunteers Subject to COVID-19 Liability?
Oliver Luck Goes on Offense Against Vince McMahon and the XFL in Wrongful Termination Suit
National Women’s Soccer League Faces Serious Allegations
The Legal Impact Resulting from Labeling Student-Athletes as Employees
Thou Shalt Not Force the Shot: The First Jab Against Student-Athlete Vaccine Mandates and Discretionary Religious-Exemption Systems
The Black Hole: Allegations and Defenses in the Wake of Jon Gruden’s Resignation as Las Vegas Raiders Head Coach
New Arizona Sports Betting Law Faces Legal Hiccup
The Return of NHL Players to the Olympics . . . Right?
Bad Bet or Bum Deal? Nerlens Noel sues Former Agent, Rich Paul
Love All: Naomi Osaka Pushes Sponsors to Acknowledge Mental Health in Legal Contracts
With Human Rights Sidelined, Calls Grow for Boycott of 2022 Winter Olympics
It’s in the Game (Again): EA Sports Revival Fuels Ongoing Athlete Publicity Rights Movement
Importing Amateurism: How a Canadian Tax Instrument Could Assist the NCAA in Preserving Amateurism
The Race for Justice: Will Caster Semenya Clear the Last Hurdle of her Legal Battle Before Tokyo 2021?
The Need for Digital Defense: Cyber Threats to Sports Organizations
No Fans Needed - An Exploration of the Long-Term Implications of the Coronavirus on Seasonal Ticket Sales by Sports Teams
Closing the Streaming Loophole: How the Protecting Lawful Streaming Act Allows Dana White to Punish Illegal UFC Streamers
15-Yard Penalty, Automatic Termination for Speaking Out: High School Football Coach Fired for Criticizing School Curriculum
Doubts about the Tokyo 2021 Olympics and Paralympics
Taking A Hit: Lawsuits Filed Against the NCAA and Its Member Institutions for Concussion Mistreatment
College Basketball Corruption Scandal: Appealed and Affirmed
Arbitration Fails to Hold Line Against Russia’s Games
Nike Develops Transparency in Response to Disability Suit
XFL 2.0: A Solution to Spring Football or a Potential Bargaining Chip for the NFLPA
NCAA to Reconsider Policy Silence on Transfers of College Athletes Who Commit Sexual Violence
Remembering an American Titan and Local Hero: Kobe Bryant
Sprinting Towards Family Health: Female Athletes Demonstrate Why the U.S. Needs Paid Maternity Leave
PIAA Member Schools Return to Play in High-Stakes Game
Official Commitment to Socially Distanced High School Sports Impact on College Recruiting
An Open Letter to the NFL: “Let the Play Continue” and Change the Standard of Review
One Strike, You’re Out: Astros’ Assistant General Manager Fired After Comments Made Following American League Series Win
Shall We Play? The New Policy to Allow Graduates of Military Academies to Immediately Enter Professional Sports
Bad Calls or Bad Regulation?: National Football League Referees Face Backlash
Recover and Rebound: NBA Forced to Play Defense After Controversial Tweet Ignites International Conflict
Purdue Fans, Don’t Bet the Under: Legality of Purdue University’s Sports-Wagering Policy
The National Football League’s Blind Side: Why the League’s Efforts to End Violence Against Women Should Be Aimed at Personnel As Well As Players
"Tell the Truth!": The National Hockey League Concussion Litigation
A Risky Bet: The City of Oakland Prepares to File an Antitrust Suit Against the Raiders for Relocating to Las Vegas
Delay of Game: Are NFL and NFLPA Facing a Head-to-Head Collision in 2021?
Forcing Shareholders to Take a Knee: Corporate Governance and Social Movements in Sports
The Odds Are Good: States Considering Sports Betting Agreements with Native American Tribes May See Increases in Gaming Revenue
Indoor Rock Climbing: The Nuts and Bolts of Route Theft and Potential Copyright
Game, Set, Skirt?: Women's Tennis Attire at Play
A Bitter Barcelona: Soccer Club Seeks Breach of Contract Remedy and Challenges Financial Dealings in Star Striker Neymar Jr.’s Departure
‘It’s Gotta Be the Shoes’: How the FBI Shed Light on the Under Sole of College Hoops
Showtime Faces Legal Trouble Following Mayweather-McGregor Fight
Oklahoma State University v. Ohio State University: The (Trademark) Battle for OSU
Can Soccer Teams be Liable for Child Abuse in England?
The NFL Must Tackle the Realities of Painkiller Overuse in Two 9th Circuit Cases
Standing Room Only: Disgruntled Football Fan Tells Third Circuit That When it Comes to Standing, Twombly and Iqbal Do Not Apply
Don’t Take Your Guns to Town … Even if You’re a Pro-Athlete
By Benjamin Yarter: Staff Writer, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal; J.D. Candidate, May 2018, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
Redefining Fairness: Progress for Female Athletes with Hyperandrogenism
By Bridget Whan Tong: Staff Writer, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal; J.D. Candidate, May 2018, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
Overview of Commissioner Elections in Light of Upcoming Presidential Election
By Caitlin St. Amour: Staff Writer, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal; J.D. Candidate, May 2018, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
Did the Super Bowl Champions Win Again? Denver Broncos Take Control of Stadium Naming
By Robert Stalzer: Staff Writer, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal; J.D. Candidate, May 2018, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
Then There Was Only One Certainty Left in This World: Congress Votes Tax Breaks for U.S. Olympic Medalists
By Samuel Park: Staff Writer, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal; J.D. Candidate, May 2018, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
Pressuring the Legislature: NCAA, ACC Remove Championships From North Carolina in Response to Bathroom Law
By Dana Sleeper: Staff Writer, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal; J.D. Candidate, May 2018, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
By Taking a Knee, Is Colin Kaepernick Actually Standing Up For First Amendment Rights?
By Roni Mathew: Staff Writer, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal; J.D. Candidate, May 2017, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
2023 Journal Blogs
Throwing in the Towel: Federal Consequences for Retiring Professional Athletes in 2023
The Rise of Collegiate Collectives: How Jaden Rashada’s Recommitment Brings Light to the Influence That NIL Collectives Have on Recruitment
Fair Use of a Million-Dollar Copyright? How Andy Warhol Foundation’s Suit Against Photographer May Drastically Impact Sports Marketing