I’m tired. I spent the entire week in Brooklyn for depositions in a pending federal court trademark infringement lawsuit. Now, I’m on a plan headed to Las Vegas for a bachelor party. I guess life could be worse! How about those Miami Dolphins? Always finding a way to choke. Story of my life rooting for the team. Amazing article published by the guys at Front Office Sports this week on how I got to where I am in sports business. Many thanks for taking the time to write it up.
This week on Forbes:
(1) This Week In Sports Law: Lochte Swimming Suspension, NFL Concussion Protocol, US Open Match Fixing?;
(2) Dallas Cowboys Start NFL Season With Trademark Battle Against Former Player;
(3) DraftKings Declares Victory With NFL Week 1 Despite Large Overlay; and
(4) FanChest’s Gift: Collaborating With Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen
- Rich Paul scooped a $3 million home in Los Angeles [LeBron James’ chums are all buying in LA].
- Jeff Guerriero says Dak has been offered every type of endorsement, but wants to wait on it all [Why Dak Prescott’s got this for Cowboys: Mom, family, community].
- Drew Rosenhaus was surprised that the referees didn’t stop the game [NFL should have done more to protect Cam Newton in opener, agent Rosenhaus says].
- Agent Brian Fettner: you can appeal and lose, and push it back, or you can get it over with [Bills’ Seantrel Henderson will serve four-game suspension].
- Air Academy Federal Credit Union dropped Marshall [Brandon Marshall loses endorsement deal after Broncos linebacker kneeled during national anthem].
- Total earnings of $53.1 million including salary, bonuses and endorsements [Cam Newton Leads The NFL’s Highest-Paid Players 2016].