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PROTECT you and your colleagues from damaging law suits
PROTECT your school from devastating jury awards
"From the Gym to the Jury" is a Bi-Monthy On-Line Newsletter designed to protect your sports programs (and yourself) from costly injuries, liability and lawsuits. This newsletter is a nationally acclaimed source for legal trends and risk management strategies for universities and sports programs.
Latest Newsletter ArticlesHere are just a few of the articles that you are missing in the latest Issue issue of FROM THE GYM TO THE JURY
FEMALE GOLF COACH AWARDED
$359,000 FOR DISCRIMINATION
Katie Brenny was the associate golf coach at the University of Minnesota for less than two months when many of her duties "disappeared". Her duties were reduced to administrative functions and she was prohibited from traveling with the golf team.
SWIMMING INSTRUCTOR CHANGES
CLOTHES BEFORE HELPING DROWNING BOY
A swimming instructor in a physical education class is alleged to have opted to change from his street clothes into his swimming attire before he attempted to rescue a 14-year-old boy who was struggling in the pool.
TICKET BURDEN WILL EASE
WITH NEW PLAYOFF SYSTEM
Participating colleges and universities in the new football playoff for- mat will only be required to sell 12,500 tickets each to the games in which they play. This is down from the 17,500 requirement under the current Bowl Championship Series (BCS) format.
HIGH SCHOOL "WRESTLE MANIA"
A.B. Beattie is a 12 year-old-girl who wants to pursue her passion for wrestling on the all-male wrestling team at the Line Mountain High School in Herndon, PA.
LAWSUIT CALLS NATIONAL COLLEGIATE
ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION AND FIVE
CONFERENCES AN "UNLAWFUL CARTEL"
Four former players are suing the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and five major conferences alleging that the group formed an "unlawful cartel" that restricted the earning power of players while the labors of those players earned billions for schools, leagues and the NCAA.
NCAA SURPLUS FOR
2013 EXCEEDS $60 MILLION
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) reported that it finished fiscal year 2013 with a surplus of more than $60 million.