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With sports, every fan thinks they’re an expert!
But with the law, everyone knows they’re just a rookie.
Let us help you become students of the LAW and scholars of the GAME! Two law students explore the legal moves that impact our favorite teams and players.

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With sports, every fan thinks they’re an expert!
But with the law, everyone knows they’re just a rookie.
Let us help you become students of the LAW and scholars of the GAME! Two law students explore the legal moves that impact our favorite teams and players.

    Weekend Sports Law Update

    Weekend Sports Law Update

    In this week's WSLU, we discuss the alleged New England Patriots. Specifically the news of an alleged Spygate 2.0. News which shocked many as the Patriots were allegedly filming the 1-11 Cincinnati Bengals. Why cheat against them? Who would be dumb enough to cheat again filming a team when you already got caught before. Well, sometimes history repeats itself.

    • 11 Min.
    Weekend Sports Law Update

    Weekend Sports Law Update

    Excited to bring you this week's news. We will discuss Josh Shaw, the NFL that was caught betting on NFL games. This will include his punishment and what the league should do moving forward. Also, we will check out the St. Louis Blue's fan engagement app that, on the surface, just looks like sports betting. You're listening to the Scholars of the Game Weekend Sports Law Update.

    • 12 Min.
    A New Day For Basketball

    A New Day For Basketball

    The NBA has long thought about playoff re-allignment and it they may finally be serious about it. In addition to a new playoff structure, the NBA is considering three (3) additional major changes to the NBA season. These are a mid-season tournament, a play-in game for the seven/eight (7/8) seeds and a shorter season. Listen to this week’s episode of SOTG to see what these rules really do, and if they will be good for the future of the NBA.

    • 19 Min.
    Weekend Sports Law Update

    Weekend Sports Law Update

    Some crazy stuff out of the Pittsburg/ Cleveland game from last week. Racial Slurs? Kicking and Punching? Almost killing a player with their own helmet? The NFL rules finishes its appeal process for the 3 players involved. You're listening to the Scholars of the Game Weekend Sports Law Update. 

    • 10 Min.
    Memphis Style Drama

    Memphis Style Drama

    The NCAA cannot operate the same model it has been for the past decades. The question that has now come up is what will be the straw that breaks the camel’s back? From new start up leagues, to state laws, to lawsuits and everything in between, the NCAA is being hit from all sides. Today we look at James Wiseman’s situation and see both his options moving forward AND the options of the NCAA. You’re listening to episode 48 of the Scholars of the Game Podcast.

    • 27 Min.
    Weekend Sports Update

    Weekend Sports Update

    This weekend two different leagues were rocked for differing reasons. The NFL after a long, contentious relationship with Colin Kaepernick, is having a combine of sorts for him. Something that many see as a joke, or a PR stunt. Additionally, potential allegations against the Houston Astros came to light of “Sign Stealing.” One is likely too good to be true, and the other the worst cheating scandal since the BlackSocks.

    • 14 Min.

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