Must win Game 6 for the Miami Heat tonight. I can’t stomach the idea of losing to a team that boasts a slogan “We The North”. A lot of colleagues are out in Los Angeles this weekend enjoying the Sports Lawyers Association annual conference. May you all enjoy days of soaking up knowledge and connecting with fantastic industry professionals.
This week on Forbes: (1) The State Of The Golf Industry In 2016; (2) Daily Fantasy Sports Gets Its Day In Washington D.C.; (3) Leave Daily Fantasy Sports Regulation To The States; (4) Gambling On Strategy eSports Becoming A Big Business; (5) Major Sponsorship Signifies Continued eSports Growth; and (6) Under Armour And Adidas Settle Fitness-Related Patent Litigation.
And as always, the weekly wrap-up:
- Wentz gets 4-years, $26.7 million with a $17.6 million signing bonus [Wentz signs deal as Bradford’s agent speaks out again].
- NFL agent Leigh Steinberg provides his tips for breaking into sports biz [5 Keys To Getting A Job In Sports].
- Rosenhaus is reportedly informing teams of how Hardy is trying to remedy himself [Greg Hardy informs teams of detailed counseling efforts].
- She purportedly sold $55k of nonexistent tickets to Packer games [Ex-sports agent who sold fabricated Packers tickets sentenced to 58 months].
- Jordan’s agent David Falk discusses success off the court and chastises player union [Michael Jordan – the businessman].
- Interesting note on number of players at NBA Draft Combine without an agent [Twitter].