Michael McCann (@McCannSportsLaw )

Michael McCann

Bio Legal Analyst and Senior Sports Legal Reporter @Sportico. Attorney. Law Professor. Director of Sports and Entertainment Law @UNHLaw. Sports Illustrated 2007-20.
Location Andover, MA
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Account created 08-03-2010 13:46:56
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Twitter Web App : mullen Sportico It's a good question. Any business might want to save money, I suppose, but I agree, unless there is actual evidence of that theory, it doesn't seem likely, especially given that the dollar figures were relatively so low for a team worth $4 billion.

Twitter Web App : Breaking: New developments in Bret Bielemas federal lawsuit against the Arkansas Razorback Foundation focus on the role played by Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. Details on Sportico: sportico.com/2020/law/news/…

Twitter Web App : No law can compel the Redskins to change their name--even if Redskins had lost trademark case, it wouldn't have forced a name change (for a great piece on that case, see alexandra j. roberts's fortune.com/2015/11/04/red…). But pressure by sponsors can be influential (see: NBA/Donald Sterling). twitter.com/novy_williams/…

Twitter Web App : If youre interested in learning more about name, image and likeness and the law--and how it could both reshape NCAA sports and create new rights for college athletes--Im hosting a free UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law webinar at 8 pm ET tonight through Zoom. Hope you can join: unh.zoom.us/webinar/regist…

iPhone : The NBA is closing in on signing off on a second “bubble” in Chicago for the eight teams that were not invited to play in Orlando, enabling mini-training camps and subsequent games against other clubs with a target date of September, sources tell ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan.

Twitter Web App : Jimmy Golen Sportico Emily Caron The chart is accurate. There's also a difference between allowing and expressly prohibiting. And one can draw inferences as to why a school would go to the effort of expressly prohibiting certain types of sponsorships whereas the school remains silent on others.

Twitter Web App : Thousands of games, both pro & college, could be cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19. Will leagues, teams, colleges and venues be able to collect on insurance? If not, can they successfully sue insurers? Who ends up paying? We have the details on Sportico: sportico.com/2020/law/analy…