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The University of Louisville Athletics Association on Wednesday said former basketball head coach Rick Pitino should cover penalties the NCAA slapped the school with in June, lobbing counterclaims against Pitino in his Kentucky federal suit over his termination after a criminal bribery investigation involving the program he once led.
UniVista Insurance has reportedly bought a new Miami building for $10.2 million, marketing startup PebblePost is said to be taking nearly 20,000 square feet on Lafayette Street in New York and basketball player Steph Curry's family foundation has reportedly reached a deal to lease office space in Oakland, California.
A former player for the New York Mets on Thursday asked a Pennsylvania federal court to keep alive his suit against the owners of a Japanese baseball team, telling the court that the team reaching out to him while in his home state gives the court jurisdiction to hear his claims over a reneged contract.
A Maryland federal court on Wednesday granted a company suing Cal Ripken Jr.'s baseball camps a chance to amend its suit against the retired player's camps over patent infringement, finding that adding other Ripken-owned camps would not prejudice the company.
All athletes should have the right to a grievance process where they have an equal say about the choice of arbitrator and have complete ownership over their name, image and likeness, according to new benchmark principles released Thursday by a group of major international sports players unions.