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A Perkins Coie LLP investigation of allegations that a now-deceased Ohio State University sports team doctor sexually abused or harassed student-athletes and others has unearthed sexual misconduct claims made by more than 100 former students, the school said Friday.
English Football League member Aston Villa Football Club said Friday that it has received a significant investment from NSWE, a group jointly owned by businessman Nassef Sawiris and Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wes Edens, which was advised by Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association said Thursday it is looking at the impact of the legalization of sports betting on college sports, creating a team of experts who will determine how the integrity of games can be protected and betting can best be monitored.
A Massachusetts federal judge on Friday allowed a woman to move forward with a proposed class action claiming an insurance plan from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Insurance Co. that covers medical expenses at nursing homes must also cover mental health care at her son's behavior-correcting summer camp.
A blind Florida man filed a putative class action in Florida federal court on Thursday accusing the NBA’s Miami Heat of violating the Americans With Disabilities Act by failing to make its online merchandise store accessible to the visually impaired.