Golf pro Tiger Woods suffered injuries in a car crash in his own car near his home, igniting a media frenzy and a lot of public attention with speculation swirling about his public image. Co-host, Attorney J. Craig Williams welcomes Attorney Joshua P. Galper, partner in Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe’s Washington, D.C., office and Richard T. Karcher, Director of the Center for Law and Sports at Florida Coastal School of Law, to discuss the legal issues, privacy rights, the impact on endorsement contracts and ultimately Tiger Woods’ public image.
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This month, former Nebraska quarterback Sam Keller filed a lawsuit against EA Sports and its partner, the NCAA, claiming they illegally used the likenesses of college athletes in video games without sharing profits with players. Bob Ambrogi welcomes Peter Goplerud, Dean and Professor of Law at Florida Coastal School of Law and Clay Travis, attorney, former editor at Deadspin.com and writer for FanHouse.com, to discuss the legal issues behind this lawsuit and how athletes can legally protect their image.