Lewis Brisbois

By Haley Gorey and Gregg Clifton

Falling in line with nearly 40 other states, the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) has paved the way for high school athletes in the state to commercialize the power of their Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) rights. This transformative amendment to the FHSAA Bylaws promises student-athletes the opportunity

By: Gregg E. Clifton and Christina Stylianou

While the NCAA continues to deal with the potential legal defense from the ongoing on-slaught of legal filings from coast-to-coast challenging various NCAA protocols and the organization’s rulemaking authority, NCAA President Charlie Baker has decided to go on the offensive and request all states who currently permit prop

By Gregg Clifton and Christina Stylianou

In a historic moment for college athletics, Dartmouth College (“Dartmouth” or “the College”) men’s basketball team voted 13-2 to unionize and become members of the Service Employees International Union (“SEIU”), Local 560. The vote was held following the Decision and Direction of Election issued by National Labor Relations Board

Christina Stylianou & Gregg Clifton

Late last year, the Dartmouth men’s basketball team filed a petition with Region 1 of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) seeking to become union members. The petition sought to allow the 15 members of the team, excluding managers and supervisors, to join and become members of the Service Employees

By Rosa Maria León & Gregg E. Clifton

The Utah Court of Appeals has spoken: an athlete’s opinion on what connotes racist rhetoric is protected free speech. In a significant legal ruling that underscores the balance between sportsmanship, the right to free expression, and the duty of professional athletes to maintain their composure, the

By Christina Stylianou & Gregg E. Clifton

In a fast moving series of legal actions and agreements involving the NCAA and the state attorneys general from Ohio, Colorado, Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia, the NCAA and the seven plaintiff states have now filed a joint motion seeking to convert the recent