Sports Law

Sports Law

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Sports Law looks at major court cases, statutes, and regulations that explore a variety of legal issues in the sports industry. The early chapters provide an overview of sports law in general terms and explore its impact on race, politics, religion, and everyday affairs. Later chapters address hot button issues such as gender equity, drug testing, and discrimination. Written from a sport management perspective, rather than from a lawyera€™s, this text covers all the major areas presented in sports law today including: cases relating to torts, contracts, intellectual property, and agents. Factual scenarios throughout the text allow students to critically examine and apply sport management principles to legal issues facing the sports executive. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.While in the performance of his services, as a professional football player for the Oilers, Hennigan sustained injuries to his right knee during both the ... In April 1967 the Chargers, as the assignee of Hennigana#39;s AFL Contract, exercised the a#39; renewala#39; option under paragraph 10 of the Contract by means of a letter. ... Accordingly, the physician recommended that Hennigan be rejected for service as a playeranbsp;...

Title:Sports Law
Author:Patrick K. Thornton
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2010-09-15


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