Institute for Sports Law, Policy, and Research News and Events
Professor Ross: MLB Rule 4 limits baseball for today's Jackie Robinsons
Former NFL players face "huge hurdle" in concussion litigation explains Professor Ross
Professor Beth Farmer reviews Gov. Corbett's antitrust case against NCAA
Professor Ross makes presentation on labor relations in the National Hockey League
Professor Ross tells Sports Illustrated that NCAA's business model needs an overhaul; academic work calls for radical reform
Legal Analysis of Provocative Reform of Intercollegiate AthleticsResponding to increased concerns about the fiscal sustainability of big-time intercollegiate athletics, continued exploitation of athletics, and efforts to blame Title IX for pressures on menís sports, Professor Ross offers a provocative Reform Charter that would (1) limit Menís Division I-A scholarship programs to those that are financially sustainable; (2) limit Womenís Division I-A programs to an equal number of scholarship opportunities; (3) require all other sports to operate on a non-scholarship, limited budget basis; and (4) reduce aid to football to 55 equivalent positions; and (5) allow schools to pay elite athletes up to $15,000 per year, with such aid counting as 1 1/2 scholarships toward the total for any sport.
View a video of a talk with questions and answers at a recent Penn State program and the accompanying powerpoint.
Read Rossí draft article, for a symposium sponsored by the Tulane Law Review, here.
Professor Ross on possible BCS antitrust lawsuit in USA Today
Professor Ross discusses "natural order" of NFL labor in New York Times
Professor Ross looks at potential for NFL lockout
Professor Stephen Ross, Director of Penn State's Institute for Sports Law, Policy and Research, is an antitrust expert in the world of sports. In this video, he provides his unique perspective on the labor and management issues in the NFL and a play-by-play of what may happen.
The NFL, Sports Law, and Becoming an Agent, March 19, 2011