I just posted a piece about the issue on the Sports Law Blog. It can be found here.
Archive for June, 2010
Sean Leahy of USA Today reports that Fox Sports’ NFL coverage will include an expert on referees. Will broadcasters covering other leagues (e.g. FIFA, MLB, NBA) follow suit?
Great article in today’s New York Times about an important story in the upcoming NBA Draft.
Tom Perrotta of the Wall Street Journal looks at age-related issues in women’s professional tennis here.
A new take on the “sport” vs. “entertainment debate in the context of women’s professional tennis.
Here is an update on the libel lawsuit brought by British tennis player Robert Dee against a newspaper that called him the “world’s worst” professional tennis player.
Here is another twist on the “Tiger Woods Effect.” Earlier this year, I recall an academic paper analyzing the effect of the Tiger Woods scandal on the stock price of his sponsors. Several years ago, there was a scholarly paper looking at the impact Woods has on fellow competitors when in PGA Tour tournaments. Interesting stuff!