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Sports Law Blog: Has The NCAA Lost Its Focus?
Posted on 9 Sep 2010 by Darren Heitner

By Darren Heitner [1] In Pat Forde's column [on ESPN.com] from July 30 titled, Cooperation key to solving agent issue , he wrote the following: "At the very least, the NCAA's raid of sorts on North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia... Read More

Michigan State University Must Disclose To ESPN Names Of Student Athletes In Incident Reports
Posted on 27 Aug 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

ESPN submitted a request under FOIA asking Michigan State University to provide incident reports involving a list of 300 student-athletes. The University produced the records, but redacted the names and identifying information of the suspects, victims... Read More

Leach Files To Have Texas High Court Review Case
Posted on 7 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - (AP) Attorneys for former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach said Friday they have asked the Texas Supreme Court to review his wrongful termination lawsuit . Attorney Gerard Harrison said there conflicting rulings from appeals courts in Texas... Read More

Texas Tech Seeks To Have 4 Dismissed From Leach Lawsuit
Posted on 5 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas – (AP) Attorneys for Texas Tech University said in documents filed Tuesday that they want four school employees dismissed from former football coach Mike Leach's lawsuit over his firing and argued again that the school is immune... Read More

Former ESPN Announcer Sues Network Over Firing
Posted on 20 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

AUSTIN, Texas - (AP) Former ESPN announcer Ron Franklin has sued the network over his firing for reportedly berating a female colleague. The wrongful termination lawsuit filed Monday in state district court in Franklin's hometown of Austin, Texas... Read More

Oral Arguments Set In Leach Suit Against Texas Tech
Posted on 9 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - (AP) The Texas appeals court handling former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach's lawsuit against the university over his 2009 firing has set Oct. 7 for oral arguments. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers . Read More

ESPN Sues Conference USA Over Fox Contract
Posted on 1 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) ESPN has sued Conference USA, accusing the league of violating their contract when it signed a new deal with Fox. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court in New York seeks either damages of at least $21 million or for the conference... Read More