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Sports News for the Week for May 7th

By Bennett Liebman

NCAA faces key decisions on postseason sites as transgender laws multiply:, https://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/college/ct-ncaa-transgender-laws-postseason-sites-20210506-4xpnkrrcsrgprf6eibjsq6ozp4-story.html

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs college athlete name, image, likeness bill into law, https://sports.yahoo.com/georgia-gov-brian-kemp-signs-185657156.html

Sports Unions Come Together to Fight for the PRO Act, https://www.thenation.com/article/society/pro-act-sport/

Laws banning transgender student athletes splinter GOP, https://www.politico.com/states/california/story/2021/05/05/laws-banning-transgender-student-athletes-splinter-gop-1380532

15-year-old soccer player sues NWSL over age restrictions, https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2021/05/06/olivia-moultrie-15-year-old-sues-nwsl-age-restrictions/4972775001/

U of Iowa Football Players Racial Discrimination Suit, https://storage.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.iasd.74395/gov.uscourts.iasd.74395.31.0.pdf

TEEN SOCCER STAR SUES OVER AGE LIMIT AS NWSL EYES CLARETT RULING, https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2021/olivia-moultrie-lawsuit-1234629110/

PGA Tour acknowledges that it keeps more than 90% of revenue in joint TV deals with LPGA, https://theathletic.com/2570326/2021/05/06/pga-tour-acknowledges-that-in-joint-tv-deals-with-lpga-it-keeps-more-than-90-of-revenue/

Amazon Prime Video, NFL Thursday Night Football deal set for 2022, https://theathletic.com/news/amazon-prime-video-nfl-thursday-night-football-deal-set-for-2022/as3HT3agsvV9

OpEd: Post-Pandemic Opportunities for Anti-Doping Movement to Embrace New Strategies, http://aroundtherings.com/site/A__103360/Title__OpEd-Post-Pandemic-Opportunities-for-Anti-Doping-Movement-to-Embrace-New-Strategies/292/Articles

Calls to Cancel Tokyo Olympics Grow Louder as Emergency Extended, https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-05-07/calls-to-cancel-tokyo-olympics-grow-louder-as-emergency-extended

Petition to cancel Tokyo 2020 receives 200,000 signatures online, https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1107483/tokyo-2020-bach-visit-in-may-difficult

Japan extends Covid emergency in Tokyo as Olympics loom, http://aroundtherings.com/site/A__103360/Title__OpEd-Post-Pandemic-Opportunities-for-Anti-Doping-Movement-to-Embrace-New-Strategies/292/Articles

Athletes Are Banned From Wearing Black Lives Matter Clothing At Tokyo Olympic Games, https://www.sportbible.com/australia/news-athletes-banned-from-wearing-black-lives-matter-clothing-at-olympics-20210505

Rebranding for William Hill Sportsbook Following Acquisition by Caesars, https://www.lineups.com/betting/rebranding-for-william-hill-sportsbook-following-acquisition-by-caesars/

NBA Avoids Congressional Lobbying for Sixth Straight Year, https://www.sportico.com/leagues/basketball/2021/nba-avoids-congressional-lobbying-1234629039/

Online Gambling Sites Pump $153.6 Million Into Local TV, https://www.sportico.com/business/media/2021/draftkings-fanduel-pump-millions-into-spot-tv-1234629190/

Did Zion Williamson's family receive payments from Adidas?, https://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/acc/duke/article251167494.html

Football Helmet Shock Absorber Company's Antitrust Lawsuit Dismissed, https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2021/football-helmet-guard-1234628769/

Mark Emmert, Donald Remy Required to Testify in CTE Case, https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2021/mark-emmert-donald-remy-1234629004/

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