About: Alexandra Goldstein
Alexandra received her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, where she was the President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society. Prior to graduating law school, Alexandra worked for two athlete management agencies, as well as the NFL Players Association and NCAA. Her areas of interest are licensing and right of publicity law. With her passion for collegiate and professional sports, Alexandra seeks to make Legal Timeout an accessible source of information about current sports law issues and ongoing topics in the field. A native of San Francisco, Alexandra received her B.A. in mass communication from UC Berkeley and roots for Cal and the 49ers every Saturday and Sunday. Follow her on twitter @LeagueAl.
Recent Posts by Alexandra Goldstein
The last time we visited student-athletes, they had stepped off the field and into court – dueling with the NCAA’s amateurism model in a legal battle to challenge Electronic Arts’ long-standing practice of featuring the players’ likenesses in their video games. While the student-athletes argued, in casesRead All
In 2005, the NCAA banned American Indian mascots in post-season play, and in the years since, individual schools and communities have rallied to permanently take the mascots out of play. But professional sports teams have not been quick to follow suit. To this day, the Cleveland Indians take theRead All
It may seem like the Super Bowl was just yesterday, but luckily for us Forty-Niners fans, a new season is already ratcheting up! With the NFL combine behind us and the draft just around the corner, we’re easily in the most confusing time of the year – players are being traded, released, and tagged.Read All
Pundits, broadcasters, athletes, and fans have debated student-athlete compensation for years. On one side are those who picture NCAA student-athletes and see under-compensated, over-exploited professionals and fanatically champion the “pay-for-play” movement to make student-athletes salaried employeesRead All
There’s a lot of talk about “making the game safer.” The NFL recently donated $30 million to fund traumatic brain injury research and launched an aggressive campaign to limit helmet-to-helmet hits. Just this summer, helmet manufacturer, Riddell, slapped a new warning label on their helmets.Read All
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