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How NCAA Can Avoid Athlete Compensation Antitrust Issues
Feb 15, 2022
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This article was originally published in Law360.In the past year, laws permitting college athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness, or NIL, have gone into effect in states around the country.The grant of that right to college a...
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Name/Image/Likeness Coming to Oregon K-12 Soon? Potential Impacts of the OSAA’s NIL Decision and Why Districts Need to Pay Attention Now
Feb 03, 2022
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The Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) is set to consider language at its Feb. 7 meeting that could officially open the door to Oregon high school athletes profiting from Name Image Likeness (NIL) activities. An NIL activity is any business...
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An Athlete's Guide to Philanthropy, Nonprofit Organizations, and Community Impact: International Operations of U.S. Charities (Part 3 of 3)
Nov 17, 2021
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The world is increasingly a global community, and this phenomenon is equally visible in sports as in the business and social arenas. With professional sports leagues spanning national borders in Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Associa...
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An Athlete's Guide to Philanthropy, Nonprofit Organizations, and Community Impact: Process and Pitfalls of Forming Nonprofit Organizations (Part 2 of 3)
Nov 15, 2021
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As discussed in prior articles, there are several options for tax-incentivized giving, ranging from the informal and low-involvement to complex and highly involved structures. Many choose to adopt a more formal approach to giving back by forming and...
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An Athlete's Guide to Philanthropy, Nonprofit Organizations, and Community Impact: Philanthropy 101—Options for Giving (Part 1 of 3)
Nov 10, 2021
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A fundamental principle of sports competition is bringing your best self to the playing field. That principle applies equally to life outside of sports, and although Charles Barkley famously declared himself to be no role model, fame gives athletes...
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Evolution of NIL—Donor Funded NIL Groups
Nov 08, 2021
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As NCAA institutions, athletes, and other stakeholders continue to adjust to the new normal of name, image, and likeness deals for college athletes, a new trend is emerging: donor and alumni led third party organizations focused on helping athletes g...
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