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.
Another soap opera is playing out in Los Angeles, with Magic Johnson calling out Rob Pelinka as a backstabber who betrayed him. The Lakers should have been prepared for this and made proper concessions.
Recently released video of a bloodied Kristaps Porzingis standing outside a bar raises new questions about his judgment and behavior. Could NBA commissioner Adam Silver end up suspending the Mavericks big man?
U.S. Soccer filed an official response to the gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. women's national team, depicting an entirely different story than that alleged by the players. Whether the legal system believes this answer remains to be seen.