Posted by Brad Radice on 2011-10-27

Samford University’s Cumberland Law Review will present ‘Playing For Love’ Friday, October 28.  The symposium asks “What’s knowledge got to do with it under NCAA amateurism rules.”

Friday’s discussion will focus on the legal implications regarding the lack of knowledge-intent requirement under NCAA rules.

Featured speakers at this event include Robert A. Boland, Professor of Sports Management & Sports Business, NYU, Russ Campbell, Partner, Balch & Bigham, Paul Finebaum, Host of the Paul Finebaum Radio Network and Donald Jackson, Sports Attorney, The Sports Group.

Also speaking will be NCAA Compliance Directors Rich McGylnn from Auburn University and Mike Ward from the University of Alabama.

The 2011 Fall Symposium takes place at Brock Auditorium.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.



Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.