New MLB CBA Limits Team Building Flexibility as Owners Seize Greater Share of League Revenues

“Labor peace” is a fragile concept. While the MLB’s owners and players have agreed to and subsequently ratified a new five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement effective through 2021, the league’s latest iteration of the CBA more closely resembles a temporary cease fire with a major showdown likely waiting at its expiration.… Read More New MLB CBA Limits Team Building Flexibility as Owners Seize Greater Share of League Revenues

O’BANNON: Expanding NCAA Student-Athlete Rights of Publicity and Foreshadowing the Downfall of Amateurism (Law Review Note)

This past academic year, I drafted a law review article designed to dismantle the NCAA’s current system that relies on “amateurism” to justify withholding monetary compensation from student-athletes. While the draft has been submitted to outside publications, check it out here in the mean time.… Read More O’BANNON: Expanding NCAA Student-Athlete Rights of Publicity and Foreshadowing the Downfall of Amateurism (Law Review Note)

Daily Fantasy Sports: Confronting the Frontier of Legal Gambling (Law Article – ABA ESL)

When daily fantasy sports (“DFS”) advertising was at a fever pitch in Fall 2015, I researched and developed a legal article analyzing the federal and state laws potentially impacting the DFS industry. Over the past year, the industry has become increasingly regulated and the future landscape remains uncertain. Before joining DraftKings this past summer, the… Read More Daily Fantasy Sports: Confronting the Frontier of Legal Gambling (Law Article – ABA ESL)