Sports Risk Management Newsletter
"From the Gym to the Jury" is vital to:PROTECT your athletes from needless injuries
PROTECT you and your colleagues from damaging law suits
PROTECT your school from devastating jury awards
"From the Gym to the Jury" is a Bi-Monthy On-Line Newsletter designed to protect your sports programs (and yourself) from costly injuries, liability and lawsuits. This newsletter is a nationally acclaimed source for legal trends and risk management strategies for universities and sports programs.
Latest Newsletter ArticlesHere are just a few of the articles that you are missing in the latest Issue issue of FROM THE GYM TO THE JURY
A SPORTS LEGEND PASSES
Founder and chief editor of From the Gym to the Jury, Dr. Herb Appenzeller passed away on January 5, 2018 at the age of 92.
A QUESTION OF INHERENT RISK?
William Aspinall was injured in football physical education (PE) class in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District in Murrieta, CA. The school district had a policy that required football players to par- ticipate in football PE class during the off season.
TO CARRY OR NOT TO
CARRY: THAT IS THE QUESTION
Lawmakers in Arkansas recently passed an exemption to a law that would not allow concealed carry permit holders to carry guns on col- lege campuses during sporting events.
YOUTH REFEREE PULLS KNIFE ON COACH
Referee Arnold Jay Davis III has been charged with aggravated assault with a large pocket knife on coach Antonio Hamilton after a youth football game.
FORMER BAYLOR UNIVERSITY COACH PAID
$15 MILLION DOLLARS AFTER BEING FIRED
Art Briles, former Baylor University head football coach, was recently paid more than $15 million dollars by the University as a settlement in a long-standing contract disagreement.
NEW NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
RULE: NO MORE HEAD LOWERING HITS
The National Football League (NFL) has recently instituted a new ban on lowering and using the head and helmet as a hitting device.
IS YOUR STAFF TRULY
READY FOR AN EMERGENCY?
Running a safe and productive event presents many challenges to today’s venue management teams. These challenges range from managing risks on the playing surfaces, locker rooms and press boxes to external risks like terrorist threats, civil disobedience, etc. While most management teams are proactive in their thinking, they can’t see everything all the time, and must rely on their team members to see things as well.