Office: Isenberg 236
J.D., Boston College Law School, 1977
Legal Issues in Professional Sports
Sports and the Law
Recent Book Publications
Wong. G. M. and Kawai, Keiji, Sports Business Law and Culture, The US and Japan, June, 2012. ISBN 978-4-79238070-0
Wong, Glenn M., The Comprehensive Guide to Careers in the Sports, 2nd Edition, Jones & Bartlett Publishers, March, 2012. ISBN 978-1449602031
Wong, Glenn M., Essential of Sports Law, 4th Edition, ABC-CLIO Publishers, Westport, Connecticut, 2010. ISBN 978-0313356759
Recent Article Publications
Chris Deubert and Wong, G.M., All Four Quarters: A Retrospective and Analysis of the 2011 Collective Bargaining Process and Agreement in the National Football League. UCLA Entertainment Law Review, Volume 19, Issue 1, 2012, pp. 1-78.
Wong, G.M., and Longley, N., The Speed of Human Capital Formation in the Baseball Industry: The Information Value of Minor-League Performance in Predicting Major-League Performance. Accepted by Managerial and Decision Economics, Volume 32, Issue 3, 2011, pp. 193-204.
Wong, G.M., Warren Zola and Chris Deubert, Going Pro in Sports: Providing Guidance to Student-Athletes in a Complicated Legal and Regulatory Environment. Cardoza Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Volume 28, Issue 3, 2011, pp. 553-607.
Wong, G.M., and Chris Deubert, National Basketball Association General Managers: An Analysis of the Abilities, Qualifications, and Characteristics. Villanova Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, Volume 18, Issue 1, 2011, pp. 213-266.
Wong, G.M. and Chris Deubert, The Legal and Business Aspects of Career Ending Disability Insurance Policies in Professional and College Sports. Villanova Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, Volume XVII, Issue 2, 2010 pp. 473-527.
Wong, G.M. and Chris Deubert, The Qualifications, Demographics, and Characteristics of a Major League Baseball General Manager, NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture, Volume 18, Issue 2, Spring 2010, pp. 74-121.
Wong, G.M., Kyle Skillman, and Chris Deubert, The NCAA's Infractions Appeals Committee: Recent Case History, Analysis, and the Beginning of a New Chapter, Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, Volume 9, Issue 1, Fall, 2009, pp. 47-153.
Deubert, Chris and Wong, G.M., Understanding the Evolution of Signing Bonuses and Guaranteed Money in the National Football League for the 2011 Collective Bargaining Negotiations, UCLA Entertainment Law Review, Volume 16, Issue 2, Summer 2009, pp. 179-236.
"Contracts, Torts and Antitrust Law in College Athletics", Sports Management Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 19, 2012.
"Intellectual Property, Constitutional Law and Title IX in College Athletics", Sports Management Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 19, 2012.
"Sea Change in Responsibility - Significant Change in College Athletics?" McCormack Center for Sport Research and Education Webinar Series, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, May 2, 2012.
"Amateur Hour: The Commercialization of College Athletics", Moderator, Panel Members: Kevin Blackistone (ESPN, University of Maryland), Andrew Zimbalist (Smith College), Jacqueline Campbell (NCAA), Association of Diversity in Sport: Second Annual Sports Talk Series, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, April 18, 2012.
"The Million-Dollar Free Throw: Does the current method of distributing NCAA basketball and BCS football revenues reward the right values in a collegiate model of athletics?", Panel member along with Kevin Blackistone (University of Maryland, ESPN), Jon LeCrone (Commissioner - Horizon League), John Lombardi (President - Louisiana State University System), Wallace Renfro (Vice President - NCAA), Wharton Sports Business Initiative: A Roundtable Discussion on College Sports, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 31, 2012.
"Professional Sports in America: Labor Peace BUT...", Moderator - NFL Collective Bargaining Panel, Sports Law Symposium, Harvard Law School, Boston, MA, March 23, 2012.
"How to Make it in the Sports Industry!", Association of Diversity in Sport, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, February 28, 2012.
"Teaching Sports Law", Sports Lawyers Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., May 20, 2011.
"The Changing Face of Intercollegiate Athletics: Amateurs, Academics, and the Athletics Arms Race", Conference Realignment Panel, Sports Law Symposium, Harvard Law School, Boston, MA, March 25, 2011.
"Pardon the Law: 10 Impact Issues in Sports Law", University of Kentucky Sports Marketing Academy, Lexington, Kentucky, May 13, 2010.
"Careers in Sport Management: 10 Rules for Success." Distinguished Scholar Lecture Program, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, April 15, 2010.
"The Impact of Law on Sports in the 21st Century: Trends and Forecasts." Distinguished Scholar Lecture Program, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, April 14, 2010.
"Recent Developments in Sports Law", Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, January 19, 2010.
Sports and Athletes' Rights in the 21st Century: How the New Media
Landscape and Fan Interactivity is Impacting Traditional Amateurism Principles
(Part I)", Knight Commission on
Intercollegiate Athletics, Washington, D.C., October 27, 2008.
2009 - Inducted to the New England Basketball Hall of Fame
2007 - Selected to "The 100 Most Influential Sports Educators in America", by the Institute for International Sport at the University of Rhode Island
2006 - Academic Achievement Award in Sport Management, Presented by the International Conference on Sport and Entertainment Business, University of South Carolina, November 10, 2006.
2002-2003 - Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Massachusetts
2001 - Distinguished Faculty Award, University of Massachusetts Alumni Association
1999 - University of Massachusetts - "The Impact of the Law on Sports," Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series, Chancellor's Medal of Honor
1993 - Chancellor's Medal of Honor for work as Interim Director of Athletics, University of Massachusetts
Academic and Professional Activities
Board of Directors, Sports Lawyers Association - President Elect 2013
Faculty Athletics Representative to the National Collegiate Athletic Association
Atlantic 10 - Television Committee, Strategic Initiatives, Revenue Distribution Committee
Board of Trustees, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
United States Tennis Association, New England Section, Board of Directors
United States Tennis Association, Constitution and Rules Committee