31: Leveling the Playing Field with Bobbi-Sue Doyle-Hazard

In this episode, Peter speaks with Bobbi-Sue Doyle-Hazard, assistant general counsel for a professional sports franchise and host of the Leveling the Playing Field podcast. They discuss Bobbi-Sue’s career trajectory as well as her new podcast, which features women in sports. You can find the iTunes link for her podcast here and you can reach her on twitter here. You definitely don’t want to miss out on her wisdom on twitter, both personally and professionally!

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29: Sports Law at an International Law Firm with Brian Socolow

In this episode, Peter speaks with Brian Socolow, the Co-Chair of the Sports group at Loeb & Loeb, an international law firm. Brian speaks about his career as an attorney practicing “sports law” at a large law firm, including the challenges and opportunities that he has encountered. This podcast will be of particular interest to law students and lawyers interested in pursuing a career in sports law.

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28: Girls and Women in Sports with Nancy Hogshead-Makar

In this episode, Peter speaks with Nancy Hogshead-Makar, an Olympic Swimmer and CEO of Champion Women, an advocacy organization for girls and women in sports. Topics covered include Title IX and combating sexual abuse. These topics might be difficult to listen to, but the discussion is important. Champion Women has opportunities for research assistants if you are interested. You can follow Nancy on twitter here.

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26: MLB Service Time Manipulation with Pat Kessock

In this episode, Peter speaks with Pat Kessock, a law student and Boston College School of Law and author of the article Out of Service: Does Service Time Manipulation Violate Major League Baseball’s Collective Bargaining Agreement?, which was published in the September 2016 issue of the Boston College Law Review. Peter and Pat speak about service time manipulation in Major League Baseball and the various proposed solutions to this issue.

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24: Sports Law Biz Podcast Update

Hi everyone – you may have noticed that the Sports Law Biz Podcast did not put out any new episodes over the past couple of months. That’s because I have been busy with work and other obligations. But, with a new year comes more free time and a renewed dedication to releasing podcast episodes.

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23: HGH-Gate with Dan Werly

In this episode, Peter Ott discusses the recent “HGH-Gate” NFL interviews with Dan Werly. Dan is the founder and managing editor of the White Bronco, a leading sports-law blog. If you like this podcast and have not yet checked out the White Bronco, you should definitely check it out. . You can follow him on twitter at @WerlySportsLaw.

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19: MLB Fan-Safety Lawsuit with Nathaniel Grow

In this episode, Peter Ott discusses the recent fan safety class action lawsuit brought against MLB with Nathaniel Grow, Associate Professor of Legal Studies at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. Nathaniel is also the author of the book Baseball on Trial: The Origin of Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption, a number of sports-related law review articles, and some sports-law posts on the website Fangraphs. His most recent Fangraphs post, which we discuss in this podcast episode, is entitled MLB Scores Important Victory in Fan-Safety Lawsuit. He is one of the top baseball legal analysts on the internet. You can follow him on twitter at @NathanielGrow.

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18: Sports Law Entrepreneurship with Tony Iliakostas

In this episode, Peter Ott discusses the experience of hosting a sports law blog with Tony Iliakostas, the host and founder of the sports law webshow Law and Batting Order. He’s also a sports law contributor for the website LawNewz. Tony is a graduate of Fordham University and an alumnus of New York Law School. He’s also currently a Business Affairs Manager in the Rights Representation Group at Corbis Entertainment. You can follow Tony on twitter at @aliakostas and Law and Batting Order at @LawandBO.

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17: NCAA Issues with Joe Nocera

In this episode, Peter Ott discusses current challenges to the NCAA’s structure with Joe Nocera, an award-winning sports-business columnist for the New York Times. Joe’s most recent book, co-authored with Ben Strauss, is entitled Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA. In this interview, we discuss his research and opinions about problems with how the NCAA operates. You can follow Joe on twitter at @NoceraNYT.

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