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Friday Sports Links - 9/7/12

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Friday Sports Links - 9/7/12

After a hiatus from Hurricane Isaac, we’re back to our weekly roundup of sports law news. This week we’ve got NCAA rules and violations, the NFL’s dispute with its referees, and the NHL’s looming labor lockout.

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NCAA

A new NCAA rule change could allow college teams to hire general managers, similar to professional sports. http://wapo.st/PdfR5F

Should the NCAA consider investigating UNC again? http://bit.ly/MRlOcQ

Cal athletic officials have admitted to selling football tickets for seats that did not exist. http://bit.ly/UnygSb

The state of California continues its trend of advocating for student athletes by passing the Student-Athlete Bill of Rights. http://bit.ly/NQDib5

The University of Oregon will begin random drug testing all of its athletes. http://es.pn/TsXyPk

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NFL

Darren Heitner breaks down the NFL’s motion to dismiss the master complaint in its concussion lawsuit. http://onforb.es/QFfN

Mike Florio reports that the gap between the NFL and its locked out officials could be as much as $70 million. http://bit.ly/OP6N7U

Could NFL replacement referees pose an abnormally dangerous condition under federal law? http://bit.ly/PYwLFD

Howard Wasserman critiques the argument that replacement referees will cause more harm to players: http://bit.ly/QhEToi

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NHL

Mark Wilkinson discusses how a raised minimum age requirement could affect hockey: http://bit.ly/RhHZFe

Here’s an example of how restrictive Restricted Free Agency really is in hockey: http://bit.ly/ToakA4

John Buccigross interviews former NHLPA Executive Director Paul Kelly about the impending NHL lockout. http://es.pn/NdBHKS

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Other

Here’s a look at the new American Basketball League: http://yhoo.it/OQcSRm 
And an examination of some of the obstacles the ABL may face: http://cbsprt.co/NbB9F5

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has confirmed Serbian tennis player David Savic’s lifetime ban for match-fixing. http://bit.ly/PNHS5y

 

 


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