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The Tulane Law School Sports Law program provides students with the background necessary to understand and handle problems unique to the sports industry.

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Friday Sports Links - 8/24/12

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Friday Sports Links - 8/17/12

NCAA issues take top billing in this week’s sports law news, but a wide variety of sports are in the mix as well.

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NCAA

How are NCAA eligibility issues affecting college basketball programs? http://usat.ly/O3rf6c

John Infante reviews the NCAA’s investigation of Oregon’s football program. http://bit.ly/QjTlZ1

The Western Athletic Conference (WAC) will not compete in football in 2013. http://on-msn.com/OLzqlx

Do we currently have free agency for college athletes? http://ajerseyguy.com/?p=800

The NCAA and Sonny Vaccaro are tangled up again. http://bit.ly/O7My4Z

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Other

Tulane Law alumnus Warren Zola recaps a busy summer in sports law: http://huff.to/NHOaaD

Lance Armstrong has released a statement announcing his decision to not pursue arbitration in his case with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency: http://bit.ly/Ozm7Y0

The Canadian Hockey League may have a players union soon. http://bit.ly/NYFAiM

Investigators have uncovered an elaborate plan by Melky Cabrera to attempt to cover up his drug use. http://nydn.us/Pw94HV 

Reportedly, the scam tricked MLB investigators into searching for Cabrera’s alleged steroid supplier in the Dominican Republic http://nydn.us/NdARyJ

Marc Edelman provides some preliminary thoughts on fixing sports agent laws and releases a draft of a new law review article: http://bit.ly/OIBLxz

The National Association of Basketball Coaches has filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in favor of university affirmative action policies. http://es.pn/Q7PRbL

South Korea’s Olympic badminton players have appealed their suspensions for throwing matches in the Olympics. http://bit.ly/R5OGdC

Italy’s soccer federation has upheld the suspension of Juventus coach Antonio Conte for failing to report a match-fixing incident. http://buswk.co/PFTCat

Maryland’s Court of Appeals has ruled that former NFL punter Tom Tupa is eligible for workers’ compensation for a career-ending back injury suffered during an NFL game. http://usat.ly/PHaKOY

New Jersey is set to challenge the constitutionality of PASPA as it continues on the path toward legalizing sports gambling. http://bit.ly/NJja5U

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