Aug
    28

    2015 National Sports Law Negotiation Competition

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    What:  2015 National Sports Law Negotiation Competition When:  Friday, September 25th through Sunday, September 27th, 2015 Where: Thomas Jefferson School of Law Campus, 1155 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 The Center for Sports Law and Policy (CSLP) at Thomas Jefferson School of Law will be presenting the fifth annual National Sports Law Negotiation Competition…
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    Aug
    28

    No.1 Junior Tennis Player Goes Pro, Signs With CAA Sports

    Photo Credit: ITF

    17 year old Taylor Harry Fritz, the no.1 ranked junior tennis player in the world, has decided to turn pro. The American has a stellar list of results this year, including an appearance in the junior finals at the French Open. Agents had been scrambling for Taylor’s signature for some time, and this week a…
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    Aug
    27

    On To The Next One: Gio Gonzalez

    Gio Gonzalez via http://media.pennlive.com/

    Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez has signed with MLBPA agent Scott Boras, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reported via Twitter. He was previously signed with the ACES group. Gonzalez will join a host of other high-profile Nationals players with the Boras corporation such as Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper, and Danny Espinosa. While the 29-year-old lefty has now…
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    Aug
    27

    USC 2015 Institute On Entertainment Law And Business

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    What: USC 2015 Institute On Entertainment Law And Business Where: USC University Park Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90015 When: October 17, 2015 Description Hosted by USC Gould School of Law and the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Institute on Entertainment Law and Business has been a Los Angeles tradition for over 50 years. Join dozens of…
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    Aug
    26

    NFL Players’ Lawsuit Against BB&T For Negligence Heads To Trial

    Santana Moss (89) stands on the field before the start of the game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

    I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called “Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.” Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s online offering, which makes it easy for anyone to access the content. A couple of years…
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    Aug
    25

    Los Angeles Clippers Fined $250,000 for DeAndre Jordan Presentation

    Los Angeles Clippers Logo Via NBA.com

    The DeAndre Jordan free-agency rollercoaster continues to make headlines as the Clippers have been fined $250,000 for violating an NBA rule. The NBA prohibits teams from offering players unauthorized business of investment opportunities. The violation occurred on July 2 during a presentation that the Clippers were making to Jordan in attempt to resign the star…
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    Aug
    20

    Interview With The Agent: Sunny Shah (Esquire “The Agent” Edition)

    Sunny Shah via tv.esquire.com

    Sunny Shah graduated in the top 2% of his class from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Economics. While in college, he started his own marketing and events company and became close friends with many of the athletes playing for the university. Prior to founding 320 Sports, Shah was a successful investment banker…
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    Aug
    19

    On To The Next One: Victoria Azarenka

    Victoria Azarenka via cdn.3news.co.nz

    Two time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka has signed a representation agreement with Carlos Fleming at IMG. She was previously managed by Meilen Tu at Lagardere. Azarenka had been managed by Lagardere since 2005, and when her contract was up in July she switched over to IMG. Currently ranked 21, Victoria has a host of…
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    Aug
    19

    Northwestern Players’ Unionization Effort Gets Shot Down

    (From left to right) CAPA president Ramogi Huma, Northwestern University quarterback Kain Colter, United Steelworkers (USW) national political director Tim Waters, and United Steelworkers (USW) president Leo W. Gerard during a press conference for CAPA College Athletes Players Association at Hyatt Regency. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

    I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called “Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.” Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s online offering, which makes it easy for anyone to access the content. Labor issues comprise a…
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    Aug
    18

    Interview With The Agent: Jeff Guerriero (Esquire “The Agent” Edition)

    Jeff Guerriero via tv.esquire.com

    Jeff Guerriero founded Prosource Sports and Entertainment and started his sports agent career in 1997, determined to handle everything for his players so they only have to focus on playing the best game of football. Guerriero has represented more than 100 professional football players and negotiated over 155 NFL contracts since the start of his career,…
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