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.
After Markelle Fultz was diagnosed with Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, could the 76ers be held liable for missing the injury, or will Philadelphia try to find a way to offload its former No. 1 overall pick?
The decision to take on the 'Scary Terry' moniker and sell merchandise might have landed Celtics guard Terry Rozier in hot water. The shirts Rozier sold, which utilized the 'Scream' mask, led to a lawsuit from the owners of the intellectual property.
By excluding the vast majority of retired NHL players, the settlement will fail to serve as the last word on NHL concussion litigation. At the same time, the NHL concussion settlement offers a number of benefits for both retired players and the league itself.
LaMelo Ball said that he wants to play as a freshman at a top basketball school. After a pro stint in Lithuania and designing a sneaker named after himself, does Ball have a shot at gaining NCAA eligibility?