Tag:Sports

Missouri History Book Publishes Chapters by Dean Devine, Professor Abrams

March 28th, 2016

The University of Missouri Press has published Missouri Law and the American Conscience: Historical Rights and Wrongs, a collection of ten full-length essays on prominent events and themes in the state’s political and social heritage. Two of

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Bloomberg BNA Quotes Professor Abrams on Sports Concussion Litigation

February 24th, 2016

A Bloomberg BNA article quotes Professor Doug Abrams about whether alleged concussions victims’ well-publicized lawsuits against the National Football League, the National Hockey League and National Collegiate Athletic Association will encourage similar suits against youth leagues and

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Professor Abrams Urges Youth Leagues to Respect Players’ Cultural, Ethnic and Religious Identities

February 19th, 2016

When the Flagstaff (Ariz.) High School Eagles girls’ basketball team faced Greenway High School earlier this month, the Eagles players wore their hair in traditional Navajo buns during pregame warmup. Flagstaff is near the Navajo reservation, a

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WFAN Sports Radio: Professor Abrams Discusses High School Football Concussions Lawsuit

February 2nd, 2016

On WFAN sports radio (New York), Professor Doug Abrams and host Rick Wolff discussed the recent case of a New Mexico high school football player who suffered a suspected concussion in the state semifinal playoff game. The

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ESPN Article on Paralyzed Player’s Lawsuit Quotes Professor Abrams

January 11th, 2016

Professor Doug Abrams was recently quoted in an ESPN article that discussed a paralyzed student football player and his lawsuit against the Pop Warner organization. The judge of the case allowed the claim to proceed against Pop

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