Tag Archives: COVID-19

Covid-19 Legal News for Sports Events and Rights Holders

By Sherri Middleton

With sporting events from amateur to professional levels being forced to postpone or cancel in the past months because of Covid-19, rights-holders, governing bodies and organizers were faced with legal questions about contracts, registration fees and performance clauses.

            I reached out to Kent Schmidt, a partner at …

Returning to Normal Following COVID-19

By Sherri Middleton

As cities and states begin to slowly re-open, many of us will begin to venture out after weeks of staying at home.

            Sports are discussing ways to host events – notably without fans in the early stages and with more stringent policies in place to protect athletes.

How Are You Doing in This Crazy World?

We are now living during times of uncertainty about with concern for our health, family, finances, employment and we are all wondering when life will return to normal.

Sports Events Offering Virtual Experiences

By Sherri Middleton

In this new world of sports events being cancelled from the NCAA March Madness to high school and youth level sports, rights holders are now reaching out to members to assure that sports and life will continue on.

The reminder is that remaining healthy, active and …

Sport ETA to Move Annual Symposium

SPORTS ETA announced on March 16 that the annual Symposium will move amid the COVID-19 virus concerns and a ban on holding mass gatherings for the next 60 days in Kansas City, Mo.

            The annual symposium was scheduled for April 20-23 in Kansas City and the organization is now working …