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.
One of 25 men currently charged with soliciting prostitution at a day spa in a Florida strip mall involved in a sex trafficking ring, Patriots owner Robert Kraft—a first-time offender—could face community service and an educational program (but likely no jail time) if conviced.
Both Colin Kaepernick and the NFL had incentives to settle the collusion grievance. After losing on summary judgment, the NFL offered a settlement, instead of risking the p.r. disaster. Kaepernick accepted the settlement instead of risking potential scorn from his critics. Also, why this settlement brings new light to the report that Kaepernick requested $20 million to play in the AAF.
HB2 may have only governed North Carolina, but is spurred a national controversy resulting in the NBA pulling All-Star Weekend from Charlotte in 2017. With the league hosting in the state again this year, has there been any meaningful change on the law?
Despite a whirlwind of rumors before the trade deadline passed, Anthony Davis will remain in New Orleans until at least this July. But with the Pelicans likely trying to maximize their draft pick, could they run afoul of the league's anti-tanking or anti-resting policies?