17 Legal Issues Collegiate Athletics 1 (2015-2016)

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November   2015 Volume 17, Issue   1


Legal Issues in




A  Report of Court Decisions, Legislation and Regulations Affecting Collegiate Athletics

  IN THIS ISSUE


2   Cancer   and  Turf; Concussion   Crisis Redux?
Ten years ago, the concussion issue was a modest blip in the
sports industry, hardly the crisis that it is today.

3   Former   Western   Kentucky   Swimmer Sues
    over  Alleged  Hazing,  or Was  it Bullying?
A former swimmer at Western Kentucky University (WKU) has
sued the school, administrators, coaches, and fellow swimmers,
claiming he was subjected to 'cts ofphysical, mental, emotional
abuse, harassment, and discrimination.

4   Court  Sides  with Boosters   in Battle over SC
    Parking  Spaces
A South Carolina appeals court reversed, in part, a lower court,
breathing new life into a claim by several University of South
Carolina Athletics boosters that the school breached the contract
it had with them when it altered their parking privileges.

5   Court  Declines  to Reconsider University of
    Maryland's   Arguments in   ADA   Case
A federal judge denied an attempt by the University of Mary-
land (UMD)  to have the dismissal of its motion for summary
judgment reconsidered in a case involving the Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA) and the deaf or hard of hearing patrons
that attend the schools sporting events.

7   Modest   Victory  Goes  to Football  Player, Who
    Claimed   He  Was  Wrongly   Accused   of Rape
A federal judge fom the Western District ofNorth Carolina
delivered a mixed ruling to Appalachian State University on its
motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by aformerfootball player
against the school after he was dismissed from the team after be-
ing accused ofraping another student.

8   Judge   Finds Coach's   Constitutional  Claims
    Are  Precluded
A federal judge from the Eastern District of Washington granted,
for the most part, a university and several individual defendants'
motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a former baseball coach,
who  alleged the defendants violated his Constitutional rights
when  they did not renew his employment contract.


9   D'Antonio   Talks About  What   He  Has
    Learned   in his Successful  Career  as  a NCAA
    Compliance Professional
                         One of the first things you notice
                         about Joseph (Joey D) DAntonio
                         is the energy. He fills a room with
                         a kind of can-do attitude that is
                         infectious to all around him. Close
                         behind that quality is the attention
                         to detail and the ability to interact
                         with EVERYONE   around him..

 11 Minnesota   Athletics  Awash   in Sexual
    Harassment Controversy
At this pace, it could be a long winter for the University of
Minnesota.

12  IMG   Intercollegiate Athletics Forum   and  Its
    All-Star Cast  Set for December 9-11
 The 14th annual 1MG Intercollegiate Athletics Forum will be
 held December 9-10 in New York City, where it will feature
first-hand insights from those directly shaping the future of inter-
collegiate athletics from athletic directors, university presidents,
conference commissioners, coaches, academic advisers, media to
corporate sponsors.


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