Had enough A-Rod yet? How about Johnny Manziel? Don’t worry, football is coming and fantasy sports will soon consume your lives. This week on FORBES: (1) Canadian Football League Contract Negotiated By Unlicensed Agent Has The Players Association Up In Arms; (2) Alex Rodriguez Shellacking To Continue With Today’s Suspension Announcement; (3) Colorado Rockies Served With Class Action Complaint Regarding Resale Of Tickets; (4) Gillette Gives NFL Fans A Look Inside Training Camp With #BuiltforTraining Webisodes; (5) Online Poker May Be Considered Illegal Gambling Whether Based On Skill Or Not; (6) Why Are Millions Of Dollars Being Thrown At Daily Fantasy Sports Games?; and (7) Alex Rodriguez Return Drives Increased Interest In New York Yankees Tickets. And as always, the weekly wrap-up:
- ACES feeling the heat [Disgraced Yankee Alex Rodriguez digs in for battle of century after 211-game ban].
- Nelson Cruz left the agency [Nelson Cruz likely to accept suspension, leaves Biogenesis-tainted agents].
- Says his agent Jordan Woy [T.O. talking with ‘bunch of teams’].
- Founding partner of Rep1Sports agency [Q&A With Sports Agent Ryan Tollner].
- They’re still “working out some logistical things” [Bond with Jay Z puts Victor Cruz in an elite group of star athletes].
- $29 million in earnings between June 2012 and 2013 for Sharapova [Maria Sharapova Tops List Of The World’s Highest-Paid Female Athletes].
- On concussions, 4-year scholarships, etc. [Introducing the NCAA Accountability Act: Two members of Congress propose bipartisan bill].
- All about the billable hour [Biogenesis Bans Keep Lawyers Busy, A-Rod Taps Reed Smith].