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.



About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.