Sports Litigation Alert Current Issue

Here’s the latest issue of Sports Litigation Alert, the nation’s only subscription-based periodical reporting on the intersection of sports and the law. We also publish 11 other sports law periodicals. Visit hackneypublications.com to learn more.

September 23, 2022

Vol. 19, Iss. 18

Case Summaries

Agent Conduct and the Many Sides of State Law Preemption

By Johnathan Wayne A licensed NFL Players Association (“Union”) agent, Vincent Porter, was charged in 2014 with conspiracy to commit wire fraud . Recently, the charge was dismissed and Porter entered into a deferred prosecution agreement for misprision, which included...

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Articles

Could Leagues and Teams be Joint Employers Before the NLRB?

By Patrick L. Egan, of Jackson Lewis The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to change the standard for determining if two employers may be joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The proposed rule,...

Sports Lawyer Richard Ensor Announces Retirement as MAAC Commissioner

Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Commissioner Richard J. Ensor, Esq., has announced his retirement, effective at the end of the 2022-23 season. Ensor, the longest tenured NCAA Division I multi-sport conference commissioner, has held his post at the MAAC since...