Tag Archives: Sports Law

The Latest Rooney Rule Revision: Opening the Door for Minority Candidates to Break into the NFL’s Head Coaching Pipeline

Jenna Reifler – At its annual owners meeting in March 2022, the NFL announced a revision to the Rooney Rule, along with a series of policy enhancements to address the League’s lack of managerial diversity. Effective for the 2022 NFL season, the latest Rooney Rule policy requires all 32 teams to employ a “female or […]

The King of Compensation: How this University of Miami Quarterback is Monetizing his Brand, Image, and Likeness Post NCAA v. Alston

Lizzy Castano – Earlier this year, University of Miami quarterback D’Eriq King became the first collegiate athlete to sign a name, image, and likeness (NIL) agreement with a professional sports team after making a deal with the Florida Panthers. King is one of many collegiate athletes monetizing their personal brand since the Supreme Court unanimously held that the […]