Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (9/28/2012)
No more replacement refs! How long until spectators start complaining about the old fashioned NFL referees? On that note, I had a couple of articles on Forbes that touched on the referee drama: 1) NFL Replacement Referees Have Compromised The Game’s Integrity And League’s Position On Sports Betting; and 2) NFL’s Lockout Of Referees Is Lifted; No More Replacement Referees To Be Used. Did you sign up for the free contest with cash prizes + an opportunity to win a Sports Agent Blog t-shirt? Major love to my hometown Miami Marlins for giving Adam Greenberg another chance in the big leagues. We need to keep this site alive, so players rewards card. And now the articles I did not cover over the past week:
- Jack Bechta heavily relies on area scouts to get intel on players [How do agents find new clients?].
- But at least they don’t have to pay income tax! [Struggles on field cost Miami Dolphins players endorsement opportunities]
- The author of the article opines that agents are ideal candidates for general managers’ jobs [From agent to GM: Warriors’ Bob Myers makes smooth transition].
- Valverde: “People change agents all the time” [Tigers’ Jose Valverde, approaching free agency, taps Scott Boras as agent].
- Represented by Jeff Borris of Beverly Hills Sports Council [Arias stepping up on field while helping family off it].
Track & Field
- They demanded change, and they just may get it [Track and field athletes to unionize].
- Derek Boogard’s family is suing the NHLPA for butchering a financial claim after Boogard’s death [Boogaard Lawsuit May Shake Up Hockey].
- Sports business veteran Ray Katz is seeking $3 million in damages [Omnicom Discrimination Lawsuit Reads Like A Gossip Column].