A new book by Roger Abrams, the Richardson Professor of Law at Northeastern and a leader in the field of sports law, examines the critical role sports have played in politics and history.
Road racing cyclist Lance Armstrong has reportedly admitted to using performance enhancing drugs in an exclusive interview with Oprah Winfrey. We asked a trio of experts to explain how this news will affect him in the court of law and public opinion.
The NCAA levied a series of severe penalties against Penn State University’s football program on Monday in the wake of a child sex-abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. … read more »
Law professor Roger Abrams analyzes the repercussions of baseball great Roger Clemens’ acquittal Monday of lying to Congress about steroid use.
On Monday, the NBA players rejected the league’s latest offer, began the process of disbanding their union and prepared for legal action against the owners. This development in the NBA labor negotiations could jeopardize the entire 2011–2012 season. We asked Roger Abrams, Richardson Professor of Law at Northeastern University School of Law, to discuss the legal details of the NBA lockout, and what both sides seek to gain and lose going forward.
Roger Abrams, the Richardson Professor of Law at Northeastern’s School of Law, examines the new NFL labor agreement and the state of the sport.
NFL owners and players failed to reach a new labor deal earlier this month. As a result, the NFL lockout is on, and now the matter is headed to court. Law professor Roger Abrams assesses the legal process and weighs in on the prospects for saving the 2011 NFL season.
Throughout history, sports have consistently shed light on issues of justice and fair play in society. Roger Abrams, the Richardson Professor of Law at Northeastern University and an expert in … read more »
The annual rite of October, the Major League Baseball post-season, has been marked this year by a number of umpiring calls so obviously wrong that they’ve become as much of … read more »
Northeastern University School of Law honored U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor during 2007 commencement exercises.