Judge Allows Limits On Web Coverage Of Wisconsin Sports

MADISON, Wis. - (AP) The Wisconsin school athletic association has the right to limit who carries games live on the Internet, a judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge William Conley ruled that the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association's exclusive agreement with the video production company...

Title IX Complaints Filed For 12 School Districts

NEW YORK - (AP) The National Women's Law Center filed complaints against 12 school districts Wednesday alleging they failed to offer equal opportunities for female athletes. NWLC officials say they believe statistics from 2006 indicate the districts violated Title IX, the federal law prohibiting...

Group Sues Over Title IX High School Enforcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) A group of coaches, parents and others is suing the Education Department over how it determines whether high schools are complying with the federal law that bans sex discrimination in schools. The 1972 law, Title IX, has helped open more academic and sports opportunities for women...

Kentucky Derby Special: Top 5 Racehorse Jury Verdicts

On this Saturday, the 140 th Kentucky Derby will be run at Churchill Downs, the historic racetrack located in Louisville, Ky. Traditionally run on the first Saturday in May and arguably the most famous race in the world, an estimated 100,000 spectators will come watch a field of three-year-old horses...

DLA Piper: California Federal Court Finds 1st Amendment Does Not Preclude Sporting Event Participants From Asserting Right-of-Publicity Claims Against Broadcasters

By Matt Ganas | On April 11, 2014, a California federal court issued a First Amendment ruling that has potentially significant implications for broadcasters in the sports-media industry. Specifically, the Northern District of California’s Judge Claudia Wilken held that “the First Amendment...