Business & Law of Professional Sports (SD 645)


This course will explore the law of sports and its key business issues. Topics of discussion will include the representation of athletes, the negotiation and enforcement of contracts, league structure and decision making, competitive balance and revenue sharing, teams, stadiums and arenas, media and broadcast issues, marketing opportunities, intellectual property commercialization and security, endorsement relationships, franchise valuation, Olympic Sports, college sports, gender and racial issues, doping, and gambling in sports.


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