Training camp. It signals the true start of NFL. And it makes us all get a little giddy as the NFL season approaches. This is the time where we all have even just the slightest amount of hope that our teams will exceed expectations. More hope than many of us have for whomever will be elected next President of the United States.
This week on Forbes:
(1) This Week In Sports Law: WWE Lawsuit, Prison For Astros Hacker, Derek Jeter’s Undies;
(2) What Verizon Purchase Of Yahoo Means For NFL Content And Fantasy Sports;
(3) Why Las Vegas Needs To Look Hard At The Billion Dollar Esports Business; and
(4) Wasserman Adds 60 Soccer Clients Through Acquisition Of Mondial Partners.
And as always, the weekly wrap-up:
- NFL agent Sean Stellato apparently turning his book into a movie [NFL agent is ready ?to tackle Hollywood].
- Brian Fettner says Bryant is heartbroken by the one year suspension [Agent: Bryant ‘heartbroken that he’s not allowed to play’].
- Rep’d by Doug Hendrickson, whom represented Marshawn Lynch [Report: Michael Bennett’s agent to talk to Seahawks].
- Rich Kleiman earned Klay’s respect after a grill session [Durant’s Agent Focused On Whether Klay Thompson Would Be Willing To Sacrifice Shots].
- According to Joel Corry, Shaq wasn’t supposed to sign with the Lakers [Agent: Magic blew shot at keeping Shaq in ’96].
- Agents and players have begun telling teams not to select them after pick No. 50 [THE SECOND ROUND OF THE NBA DRAFT IS BROKEN, BUT NOT BEYOND REPAIR].
- Mike Oz of Big League Stew in a rare taped exchange with Scott Boras [Opening 25-year-old baseball cards with super agent Scott Boras].