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Friday Sports Links - 7/13/12

The Penn State Sandusky scandal and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s charges against Lance Armstrong headline this week’s sports law news.

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Penn State Special Investigative Counsel Louis Freeh has released the report of his investigation into the Sandusky sex abuse scandal. http://bit.ly/M5ikSs 
Here are Freeh’s comments on the report: http://bit.ly/NrT4C1

The report states that Penn State officials concealed critical facts to avoid bad publicity. http://bit.ly/NOHaEn

Freeh described Penn State officials’ actions as “total disregard” for Sandusky’s victims. http://trib.in/NOvMby

The NCAA and Big Ten are waiting for more information before determining some form of punishment for Penn State. http://es.pn/Nopi18

What are the academic implications of the new college football playoff? http://bit.ly/Ngh2jE

The NCAA seeks to dismiss an eligibility lawsuit filed against them. http://bit.ly/Nee1lf
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Should the USADA continue to pursue its charges against Lance Armstrong? http://onforb.es/NkFHqz

Judge Sparks dismissed Armstrong’s complaint against the USADA as a publicity stunt. http://nyti.ms/PQVMqN
You can see the dismissal order here: http://bit.ly/Lk2WT3 
Alicia Jessop analyzes the dismissal: http://bit.ly/Mg23fy

The USADA has issued lifetime bans to three of Armstrong’s former associates. http://bit.ly/NHxQC4

Nathaniel Vinton explores Greg LeMond’s legal battle with Trek and how Lance Armstrong fits into the picture. http://bit.ly/OWXghX

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Kevin Seifert questions the NFL’s evidence related to Anthony Hargrove’s involvement in the Saints bounty scheme. http://es.pn/MOzWDf 

English Premier League player John Terry’s trial has begun for allegedly racially abusing another player. http://es.pn/OP1sQQ

Rawlings has sued Wilson for trademark infringement of the Gold Glove trademark. http://bit.ly/LJWP79 
You can see Rawlings’s complaint here: http://scr.bi/LdUnV6

NHL negotiations over a new CBA continued in Toronto this week. http://bit.ly/NjSdq5

Jesse Spector breaks down a few of the issues in the NHL CBA negotiations. http://bit.ly/OSIIjt

Why is the Supreme Court reviewing a trademark decision involving Nike? http://bit.ly/O1mFlC

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has appointed twelve arbitrators to deal with legal disputes at the Olympics. http://wapo.st/Nki2GO

If you missed the 2012 Sports Lawyers Association Conference, Tulane Professor Gabe Feldman has released his notes from his sports law year-in-review: http://bit.ly/LAtS20 
You can also see our review of the 2012 SLAC here: http://bit.ly/LdRXFM

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