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Sport Shorts Ep 19 with Eric Shanks, CEO and Executive Producer of Fox Sports

October 19, 2021 | 5:30 pm Eastern
Please join Bobby Hacker for a new episode of Sports Shorts with his guest Eric Shanks, CEO and Executive Producer of FOX Sports as they talk about sports properties, storytelling and more.

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In-person Outreach Event: Name, Image, and Likeness in the DMV

October 21, 2021 | 6:00 pm ET
Bar Deco, Second Floor, 717 6th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001
SLA Members are invited to attend a discussion concerning student-athlete name, image, and likeness rights, related developments in state law and NCAA policy, and what is happening on the ground in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and around the country.


6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Networking
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Panel Discussion
7:30 pm Networking

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Title IX: Beneficiaries and Influencers

October 26, 2021 | 2:00 pm
Please join us as we kick off  TIME FOR IX, SLA’s celebration of Title IX’s 50th anniversary.  Our inaugural event, “Title IX: Beneficiaries and Influencers,” features three stars in the intercollegiate arena who have deeply benefitted from Title IX personally and professionally. Listen to Val Ackerman, Commissioner, Big East Conference, Candice Storey Lee, Athletic Director, Vanderbilt University and Muffet McGraw, Former Head Women's Basketball Coach, University of Notre Dame, as they tell their captivating stories, discuss the highs and lows of Title IX’s almost 50 years, and look to the future of eliminating sex discrimination in sports.

Join us Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 2:00 pm Eastern to hear and learn from these influential women.

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Rugby Governance: A View From 3,000 Meters

October 27 | 12:00 pm ET
Join us for a conversation between Yvonne Nolan, Deputy General Counsel, World Rugby, Dublin, Ireland, and Professor Steve Ross, Professor of Law and Director, Center for Study of Sports in Society, Penn State University as they discuss World Rugby’s governance structure, the European Pyramid Model, and how that regulatory approach presents opportunities and challenges to the sport.

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This webinar is open to current members of the SLA. Not sure you are a member, contact Melinda Long.


SLA Chat Series: Southwest Region

November 4, 2021 | 5:00pm PT
SLA Members in the Southwest region* are invited to join a limited-space, informal chat led by Travis Tygart, CEO, United States Anti-Doping Agency, and Caleb Jay, General Counsel, Arizona Diamondbacks.

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