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
Getting Out of the Weeds: NFLPA to Propose Reassessing Stance on Marijuana
Not Par For the Course: Muirfield Retains All-Male Membership and Loses Status as British Open Host
Did the CFL Really Know Nothing?: The Likelihood the Football League to the North Will Face Same Settlement Consequences as the NFL
Inconsistent Line Calls: Case of Maria Sharapova Highlights Problems with Anti-Doping Programs in Professional Tennis
To Be or Not to Be: Student-Athlete Employees
The Movement to End an Insidious Baseball Tradition
What If They Forgot to Record the Super Bowl?
By Michael Risch, Professor, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
The Debate Over Student Athlete Compensation Hits Home in Berger v. NCAA
By Gregory Laudadio: Staff Writer, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal; J.D. Candidate, May 2017, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
Rams Won’t Escape to L.A. Quietly: St. Louis Fans Bring Deception and Personal Seat License Claims
By Eric Alkon: Staff Writer, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal; J.D. Candidate, May 2017, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
Sports Gambling in New Jersey: The Wild, Wild East?
By Jordan Hollander, Esq.: Jordan Hollander is an associate in the Newark, New Jersey office of Genova Burns LLC, where he is a member of the Employment Law & Litigation and Casino & Gaming Law practice groups.
The Secret Life of the Professional Umpire
By Sarah Ebersole-Holzhauer: Staff Writer, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal; J.D. Candidate, May 2017, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
The Player Behind the Mask: Should Transgender Youth Athletes Be Able to Play on Teams of Their Gender Identity?
By Kelsey Krier: Staff Writer, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal; J.D. Candidate, May 2017, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
Women’s Soccer Gets A Red Card: Discussing The Recent Lawsuit Filed by U.S. Soccer
By Ashley Albano: Staff Writer, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal; J.D. Candidate, May 2017, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
2023 Journal Blogs
The Doctor Will See You Now: Has the Kansas Legislature Opened The Door To Controversial Physical Inspections in the Wake of House Bill 2238?
Extra! Extra! Read all about It!: Ivy League Scholarship Ban Faces Attack from Ivy League Ballers
A Mulligan for Erica Herman: Will Tiger’s Wood Ex-Girlfriend Be Able to Nullify NDA Agreement under the Speak Out Act?
A Single Pair of Counterfeit Shorts Sets Up Personal Jurisdiction Slam Dunk Over Foreign Online Retailer in NBA Trademark Dispute
University Liability Releases: Are College Athletes Getting Played by Contractual Waivers?
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