Michael McCann is a legal analyst and writer for Sports Illustrated and the founding director of the Sports and Entertainment Law Institute (SELI) at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, where he is also a tenured professor of law.
The NBA's willingness to punish the Knicks signals to players and the NBPA they should regard Silver as an honest broker between teams and players, rather than a more authoritarian, owner/governor-friendly commissioner.
The U.S. women's national team and U.S. Soccer have agreed to mediation in regards to the players' gender discrimination lawsuit, but that doesn't necessarily mean a swift resolution is on the horizon.
Zion Williamson will be the first prospect to hear his name called on NBA draft night but he won't be entering the league free of controversy. The Crossover breaks down the $100M lawsuit against the former Duke star and his agency CAA.
Kevin Durant suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon that could have career-altering implications. While much of the focus has centered on the events that led to his injury, The Crossover considers what's next and whether Durant will remain content with the care he received.
Masai Ujiri will never forget the night the Raptors won their first title for multiple reasons. The Toronto executive got to see his hard work pay off, but he also had an unexpected run-in with a sheriff's deputy.