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Another Lawsuit Alleges Roberto Alomar Has HIV
Posted on 8 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Roberto Alomar's wife has accused the former baseball star in divorce papers of having unprotected sex with her despite knowing that he is HIV-positive. The New York Post reported Thursday that Maria Del Pilar Rivera Alomar. . . .... Read More

Madoff Lawsuit: Mets Owners Owe Victims $300 Million
Posted on 7 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) The owners of the Mets turned a blind eye to Bernard Madoff's massive fraud, reaping $300 million in false profits and using a large chunk to run the team, according to a lawsuit unsealed Friday. The lawsuit claims the owners were... Read More

Court Again Says Feds Wrongly Seized MLB Drug List
Posted on 14 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal appeals court on Monday reaffirmed its ruling that investigators illegally seized a list of baseball players who allegedly tested positive for steroids during a 2004 drug lab raid. It's the fourth time the 9th U.S. Circuit... Read More

Sports Law: Protections For Baseball Advisors
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by Darren Heitner

By: Darren Heitner [2] The NCAA permits its student-athletes and high schoolers (who are not yet "student-athletes" under the jurisdiction of the NCAA) to secure the services of an advisor and still maintain their current and/or future NCAA... Read More

The Supreme Court, 2 Federal Circuits, Baseball, and ARod's Salary
Posted on 23 Nov 2010 by Michelle Olsen, Appellate Daily

This post first appeared on Appellate Daily . Lately, with PBS showing Ken Burns' The Tenth Inning (2010), I have been thinking about his earlier documentary series, Baseball (1994), and one story in particular. It involves the Supreme Court, a... Read More

Frank McCourt Agrees To Sell Bankrupt L.A. Dodgers
Posted on 2 Nov 2011 by James Cordrey

LOS ANGELES - (Mealey's) Frank McCourt, owner of the L.A. Dodgers baseball team, which is in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, announced yesterday that he had agreed to sell the team and its attendant media rights in a process supervised by the U.S. Bankruptcy... Read More