Take me out to the Ball Game, not the Hospital

Take me out to the Ball Game, not the Hospital »

By: Maria Oldham

I am twenty-five years old and my father still makes sure that he sits next to me on

Captain America’s Shield and Trade Secrets?

Captain America’s Shield and Trade Secrets? »

By: Snehashish Sadhu

Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War ends with the Captain forfeiting his shield to Iron Man. But what is

Krusty Krab Still Only Located in Bikini Bottom

Krusty Krab Still Only Located in Bikini Bottom »

By: Shayna Stuart

“Oooooooh, who lives in a pineapple under the sea?” The infamous yellow sponge who won all of us over with

Effective Political Expression By Sports Organizations: A Cursory Analysis on the Reactions to North Carolina’s Bathroom Law House Bill 2

Effective Political Expression By Sports Organizations: A Cursory Analysis on the Reactions to North Carolina’s Bathroom Law House Bill 2 »

By: Tim Lauxman

Roughly $180 million.[1] That’s a (rough) estimate of economic loss from sporting events being canceled or moved from

NCAA Bylaw Modification Allows High School Baseball Draftees to Hire Sports Agents

NCAA Bylaw Modification Allows High School Baseball Draftees to Hire Sports Agents »

By: Landon Morgan

In December 2013, the Sports & Entertainment Journal published James F. Reid’s student-written article, where he discussed a much needed

Kesha’s Recording Contract and Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Kesha’s Recording Contract and Allegations of Sexual Abuse »

By: Anne McManus-Spitzer

Recording contracts have been at the center of multiple legal disputes between record labels and musicians.  Even music artist, Prince,

Stealing Jokes on Social Media

Stealing Jokes on Social Media »

By: Anthony Marino

Many social media users subscribe to one or more Instagram or Twitter accounts that are considered, “joke aggregate accounts.”  A

Public Funding of Professional Sports Arenas

Public Funding of Professional Sports Arenas »

Cities and states typically grant large subsidies for new venues that host professional sports teams. These subsidies come in the form of tax-exempt bonds, which are typically repaid over many years using levies, such as sales or hotel taxes. Investors who purchase these bonds do not pay taxes on their income, which allows for cheaper interest rates and lower costs on projects. Are these bonds mutually beneficial to both team owners, who advocate for the venues, and localities to justify granting bonds to build the venues? - Read more...

The Lucrative Business of Athletic Apparel Agreements

The Lucrative Business of Athletic Apparel Agreements »

Over the past decade, athletic apparel partnerships between intercollegiate athletic programs and athletic apparel providers have become increasingly lucrative. In 2015, several major National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) Division I programs entered into lengthy agreements with athletic apparel companies. In the Power Five autonomy era looming in NCAA athletics, much remains to be seen regarding player compensation, and the potential impact it may have on endorsement agreements between universities and apparel providers. - Read more...

Olympic College Athletes Struggle with NCAA Regulations

Olympic College Athletes Struggle with NCAA Regulations »

Many of the nation’s finest college athletes are preparing to participate in the upcoming 2016 summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Participating athletes should keep in mind that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) and its regulations will still affect them during their participation in the 2016 Olympics. - Read more...