McCANN - Michael McCann


Professor of Law

Director, Sports and Entertainment Institute

B.A., Georgetown University
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
L.L.M., Harvard Law School



Updated: August 25, 2014


It's How You Play the Game (work-in-progress book, with Alan Milstein)


The Curious Dynamic of Players' Associations Bargaining on Behalf of Prospective Players, (work-in-progress law review article)

Harnessing Linsanity: Fan Action Committees, (work-in-progress law review article, with Dan Markel and Howard Wasserman)

Do you Believe He Can Fly? Royce White and Reasonable Accommodations Under the Americans with Disabilities Act for NBA Players with Anxiety Disorder and Fear of Flying, 41 Pepp. L. Rev. 2 (2013)

Antitrust, Governance, and Postseason College Football, 52 B. C.  L.  Rev. 517 (2011)

American Needle v. NFL: An Opportunity to Reshape Sports Law, 119 Yale L. J. 726 (2010)

Justice Sonia Sotomayor and the Relationship between Leagues and Players: Insights and Implications, 42 Conn. L. Rev. 901 (2010)

The NBA and the Single Entity Defense: A Better Case?,1 Harv. J. Sports & Ent. Law 40 (2010)

Situationist Torts 41 Loy. L. A. L. Rev.1347 (with Jon Hanson, 2008)

It’s Not About the Money: The Role of Preferences, Cognitive Biases and Heuristics Among Professional Athletes, 71 Brook. L. Rev. 1459 (2006)

Legality of Age Restrictions in the NBA and NFL, 56 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 731 (with Joseph Rosen, 2006)

The Reckless Pursuit of Dominion: A Situational Analysis of the NBA and Diminishing Player Autonomy, 8 U. Pa. J.Lab. & Emp’T L. 819 (2006)

Social Psychology, Calamities, and Sports Law, 42 Willamette L. Rev. 585 (2006)

Dietary Supplement Labeling: Cognitive Biases, Market Manipulation & Consumer Choice,31 B. U. Am.J. L. & Med. 215 (2005)

Economic Efficiency and Consumer Choice Theory in Nutritional Labeling,2004 Wis. L.Rev.1161 (2004)

Illegal Defense: The Irrational Economics of Banning High School Players from the NBA Draft, 3 Va. Sports & Ent. L. J.113 (2004)

Resolving Physician-Patient E-mail through Contract Law, 5 Yale J. L. & Tech.102 (2003)

A Vote Cast; A Vote Counted: Quantifying Voting Rights through Proportional Representation in Congressional Elections, 12 Kan. J. L. & Pub. Pol’y191 (2002)

National Missile Defense: Legal & Policy Justifications for Expanding Deterrence & Preventing War in the 21st Century, 3 San Diego Int’L L.J. 207 (2002)