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It’s official. The 2011-2012 NBA season will not start on time, if at all. David Stern, commissioner of the NBA, announced on Monday that the first two weeks of the 2011-2012 season would be cancelled and that there could be more games cancelled if the NBA lockout continues. The NBA players’ [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On March 21, 2011 By JETLaw

In the news. . .

Axl Rose goes forward with $20 million lawsuit over use of band mate Slash in videogame Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock.

Charlie Sheen catchphrase, “Winning!” sparks trademark disputes.

ICANN approves .xxx for adult-entertainment sites.

Netflix faces class action lawsuit for privacy [...]

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Well, it finally happened. America’s second-oldest institution for higher education has decided on its mascot. The College of William & Mary, founded by King William III and Queen Mary II of England in 1693, has once again changed its mascot. The winner . . . (drum roll please) . . . a “ Continue Reading

As March Madness wrapped up last week, the NCAA unveiled a proposal to expand the men’s basketball tournament to 96 teams, an increase of 31 from the current 65-team competition. Although the plan has not been confirmed, it appears likely the NCAA will adopt the expansion by next season.

While the [...]

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Lawsuit May Endanger Survival of NCAA Video Games

On February 17, 2010 By JETLaw

Ed O’Bannon, a marketing director for an auto dealership in Las Vegas, may play a pivotal role in forever changing how the NCAA does business. O’Bannon was a star basketball player for UCLA in the mid-1990s, and now he’s at the forefront of a class action antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA [...]

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The day before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the All-American Basketball Alliance (AABA) announced plans for an all-white basketball league, with teams located in 12 cities across the nation. Only natural born citizens with two Caucasian parents are eligible to play.

Don “Moose” Lewis, the commissioner of the AABA [...]

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Is Your Tourney Bracket Breaking the Law?

On March 16, 2009 By JETLaw

In the first round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament last year, the Hilltoppers of Western Kentucky, a 12 seed, took on the Bulldogs of Drake University, a 5 seed. Western Kentucky’s Ty Rogers hit a three-point buzzer-beater in overtime to upset Drake. I watched the game in a local sports bar, where [...]

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When Clay Bennett, owner of the Seattle SuperSonics, announced his intent to move the team to Oklahoma last November and change its name to the Sooners, SuperSonics fans rallied to prevent the move. By the time the battle reached the district [...]

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