Yankees Pitcher, Domingo German, Put on Administrative Leave for Allegations of Domestic Violence

However, in September, after allegations of domestic violence, German was put on administrative leave by the M.L.B.  League officials learned of the possibility that German had been involved in an incident with a woman, where he allegedly slapped his girlfriend.  … More Yankees Pitcher, Domingo German, Put on Administrative Leave for Allegations of Domestic Violence

Bylaws, Allegations, and the Potential Demise of Bill Self

Bill Self has firmly denied the allegations and intends to fight them. It could end up being a bigger fight than anticipated if the NCAA decides to give him a show-cause penalty. As of now, the allegations against the University of Kansas are for lack of institutional control, three Level I violations for men’s basketball, and Bill Self has been charged with a head coach responsibility charge. … More Bylaws, Allegations, and the Potential Demise of Bill Self

To Pay or Not to Play: The Controversy Surrounding California’s Passage of the Fair Pay to Play Act and NCAA Sports as a Whole

On September 30th, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom of California signed the Fair Pay to Play Act into Law.  At the time the Act was passed, NCAA regulations allowed athletes to receive scholarships, which may extend to cover the cost of things like books and housing, but nothing further.  This regulation blocked many athletes from profiting off of anything related to their athletic success in college, and instead allowed individual universities as well as the NCAA to reap all of the benefits of college athletics.  In contrast, this new law will allow college athletes in California to take advantage of their athletic abilities and success on the field by permitting them to hire agents and be paid for endorsements.  … More To Pay or Not to Play: The Controversy Surrounding California’s Passage of the Fair Pay to Play Act and NCAA Sports as a Whole

Rugby Gets Rough in Arbitration

The league faced complications during its inaugural season in 2016 and ended up folding in its entirety, with Schoninger placing much of the blame on USAR. Some, however, may blame Mr. Schoninger himself.  Following the league’s dissolution, evidence came about that Mr. Schoninger had failed to adequately pay employees, caterers, and provide for a promised health care plan for players.  In spite of this, Doug Schoninger eventually brought suit against USAR, a signatory to the agreement… … More Rugby Gets Rough in Arbitration

NFL Nightmare: Why the Latest Sex Assault Lawsuit Might be the End of Antonio Brown’s Career

Despite the accolades and various reasons why you would expect to see Brown’s name in the media, NFL fans across the country are left scratching their heads at disgraceful headline after headline.  Football fans everywhere are witnessing the nightmare that happens when one of the greatest NFL players of all time destroys his own career by making erratic, impulsive, and just downright confusing decisions that will ultimately ruin him.  … More NFL Nightmare: Why the Latest Sex Assault Lawsuit Might be the End of Antonio Brown’s Career