Sports Law

Aroldis Chapman Case Raises Numerous Ethical Issues

Aroldis Chapman, who has thrown the fastest pitch recorded in baseball history (105 mph), has recently been traded from the Cincinnati Reds to the NY Yankees, despite allegations of domestic violence against him. The LA Dodgers reportedly passed on the same trade because of the allegations. Manatt Sports Law Practice Group Chair, Ron Katz, has commented on the ethical and business issues raised in this situation:



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