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.
The Fair Pay to Play Act won't take effect until 2023, giving the NCAA plenty of time to attack the law from a legal standpoint as it seeks to avoid the massive fallout that would result from the bill.
On Friday, the NBA’s board of governors approved measures designed to increase the costs of tampering and enhance the league’s capacity to monitor and detect both tampering and salary cap circumvention. The Crossover breaks down the new rules and more.
The expected next step in Antonio Brown’s saga is filing a labor grievance against the Patriots, his last employer. What will Brown’s arguments be (via the NFLPA), and what will the Patriots’ stance be?
Mike Petke was fired by Real Salt Lake after serving a suspension for berating a Leagues Cup official with a homophobic slur, and his lawsuit against the club divulges some of RSL's inner workings and power dynamics.