NBA Draft Lottery Reform: An Alternative Approach

The following is a guest contribution by Noah Goodman. Goodman is a Labor and Employment Associate at Ballard Spahr in Philadelphia and he frequently writes about collective bargaining issues in professional sports. Goodman can be reached via LinkedIn.  On September 28, 2017, NBA owners will vote on Adam Silver’s proposal to reform the league's

American Bar Association Forum on Entertainment & Sports Annual Conference

What: ABA Forum on Entertainment & Sports Industries Annual Meeting "Hitting The Jackpot In Entertainment & Sports Law" Where: Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas, NV When: October 5-7, 2017 Highlights Keynote speakers include Senator Harry Reid and United States Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart Behind-the-scenes tours of the Coliseum of Caesar's Palace, T-Mobile Arena, Park Theater and

Sports Business & Leadership Association

“The Sports Business and Leadership Association (SBLA) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization made up of professionals working in the sports business industry dedicated to providing children in each of our Chapter communities (Miami – Tampa – Jacksonville – Denver – Chicago) with the resources necessary to engage in unique sports

Roc Nation Sports Signs Shelby Miller

Per a press release from Berk Communications, earlier this week, Roc Nation Sports announced the signing of Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Shelby Miller. A first round draft pick of the Cardinals in 2009 after a standout prep career at Brownwood High School in Texas, Miller began his career as the Cardinals

Steinberg Sports Career Conference

Leigh "The Real Jerry Maguire" Steinberg along with his colleague Chris Cabott are back with a new conference "Steinberg Sports Career Conference". The conference is aimed at aspiring sports professionals interested in careers with college and professional teams, sports media, sports marketing, sports performance, sports technology, and sports themed films and

Six Questions With Danny Fritz, CEO SportBox Entertainment Group

As CEO and co-founder of SportBox Entertainment Group, Danny Fritz leads a team of dynamic professionals who constantly challenge the current sport and entertainment landscape. Representing some of the top athletes in the category, SportBox is recognized as a leading lifestyle and entertainment firm with progressive capabilities in consulting, sponsorship, events, fashion

Octagon Launches Global Media Rights Consulting Division Led By Daniel Cohen

Per a press release from the company, Octagon, the sports and entertainment marketing leader, announces the launch of the agency’s global Media Rights Consulting practice. The new group will provide strategic consultation to major domestic and international rights holders, broadcasters, emerging distribution platforms and the sports investment community. Octagon’s media advisory services

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