Jan
    31

    Russell Wilson Credits Faith And Mental Toughness For His Success

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    In a time when star quarterbacks enter the NFL complete with accolades, hype videos, and trademark eligible nicknames, Russell Wilson is a change of pace. Wilson’s day-to-day life seems to be quieter and less publicized than one might think for a 26 year old, Super Bowl winning, franchise quarterback. This is due in large part to the…
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    Jan
    30

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/30/15)

    Jan 30, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; General view of the Vince Lombardi Trophy and helmets for the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots during a press conference for Super Bowl XLIX at Phoenix Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

    It’s Super Bowl week and I’m excited to see one of the best match-ups in recent Super Bowl history. No one has taken over the media more than Marshawn Lynch this week with, ironically, his lack of words for them. I know that he and his “Beast Mode” brand will definitely be profiting from this…
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    Jan
    30

    NFL Prospects That Could Boost Their Stock This Offseason

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    The hype machine around the 2015 NFL Draft is about to shift into overdrive. Though none of the top NFL prospects will play any meaningful football games in the months to come, their valuations in teams’ minds can and will still fluctuate dramatically in the lead up to draft day. Below is a quick look…
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    Jan
    29

    Betting On Counter Strike: Big Money Amidst Match Fixing Risks

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    The following is a guest contribution from Roger R. Quiles, an attorney based in New York City. He received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University and his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. This past weekend, Major League Gaming (“MLG”) held their first Counter Strike: Global Offensive tournament as…
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    Jan
    29

    Renardo Sidney Looking To Make A Comeback With Young Agent Zachary Charles

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    We last wrote about Renardo Sidney over two years ago. He had just fired his agent Johnny Foster and his NBA future seemed to be taking a turn for the worst. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with up and coming NBA agent Zachary Charles whose company 3pt Sports Management, now represents Sidney. Charles…
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    Jan
    28

    Penn Law 2nd Annual Sports Law Symposium

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    What: 2nd Annual Penn Law Sports Law Symposium presented by The Heisman Trust Where: University of Pennsylvania Law School, 3501 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 When: Friday, February 13, 2015 Description The symposium will address the intersection of the sports and entertainment industries in relation to business and law.  As currently planned, the symposium will…
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    Jan
    28

    Virginia Junior DE Eli Harold Selects Lagardère Unlimited

    Nov 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Virginia Cavaliers defensive end Eli Harold (7) is shown during a play against Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets offensive lineman Eason Fromayan (79) in their game at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Georgia Tech won 35-10. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

    University of Virginia junior, Eli Harold, has chosen to sign with Lagardère Unlimited agents Joel Segal, Chafie Fields, and Greg Barnett for the 2015 NFL Draft, per Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal. Rated as the sixth-best Defensive End and dubbed the “biggest riser” by ESPN’s Mel Kiper, the Virginia Beach native is projected to…
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    Jan
    27

    Ticket Sales And The Business Of The NFL

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    The following is a guest contribution by Zakari A. Kurtz, Esq. Zak received his undergraduate degree from Roanoke College and his J.D. from Michigan State University. Zak is licensed to practice law in New York. With only eight home games for each NFL team, tickets can be scarce and the laws of supply and demand can make…
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    Jan
    27

    Utah DE/OLB Nate Orchard Chooses Priority Sports And Kenny Zuckerman

    Utah DE/OLD Nate Orchard. Via rantsports.com.

    Former Utah DE/OLB, Nate Orchard, chooses Priority Sports agent Kenny Zuckerman for his representation in the 2015 NFL Draft, according to SBJ’s Liz Mullen. The 2014 season was one to remember for Orchard as he received the Ted Hendricks Award for the nation’s top defensive end, was named an All American, and won the Morris…
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    Jan
    26

    Fritz Martin Management Signs T.J. Yeldon

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    University of Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon has signed with Fritz Martin Management for brand management and endorsements. It appears that Fritz Martin will not be handling the team contract negotiations for Yeldon. T.J. Yeldon was the part of a 2 headed monster running attack at Alabama, along with Derrick Henry, this past season. He…
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