Michael McCann is a legal analyst and writer for Sports Illustrated and the founding director of the Sports and Entertainment Law Institute (SELI) at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, where he is also a tenured professor of law.
In danger of facing over $100 million in damages, Lance Armstrong agreed to pay just $6.65 million in his lawsuit with the U.S. government. Why did Armstrong decide to settle, and was it the smart move to do so?
Bailey Davis, who was fired as a cheerleader by the Saints, alleges that cheerleaders are held to restrictions which she thinks reflect blatant and patriarchal double standards. What are the merits and the drawbacks of the charge?