Trade, Sports & Professional Associations

4 ABA Journal Trade, Sports & Professional Associations articles.

Lenny Dykstra’s reputation was so tarnished that he wasn’t defamed by book, judge rules
A New York judge has tossed a defamation lawsuit filed by Lenny Dykstra, ruling that the former baseball player’s reputation is so tarnished that he wasn’t injured by his former teammate’s bigotry claim.
Revenue sharing poses potential roadblock to Major League Baseball restarting, sports lawyers say

Baseball most naturally lends itself to implementing the types of social distancing measures recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But sports lawyers say Major League Baseball likely has the most delicate off-the-field legal and contractual issues to iron out before the teams can play ball.

Judge recalled over Brock Turner rape case is fired from girls’ tennis coaching job
Aaron Persky—the first judge in California to be recalled in 80 years—has also lost his job as the coach of the girls’ junior varsity tennis team at a Bay Area high school.



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