Arizona State Becomes Innovator, Establishing Sports Law And Business Program

Arizona State University (ASU) is taking the plunge to become an innovator in the sports law field. Last week, it announced a new program that will allow students to focus on the difficult legal and business issues that sport executives face on and off the field. There are many ethical and legal dilemmas that executives…

Golf Agent Steve Loy Sets Standard For Long-Term Success

Steve Loy is a golf agent that has quietly had one of the most successful careers in any major sport. Loy got his start in the golf business as Arizona State University’s head golf coach, winning an NCAA championship in 1990 and coaching Phil Mickelson. After Mickelson turned pro in 1992 Loy became Mickelson’s agent….

Marcus Smart Signs With Lee Melchionni of Wasserman Media Group

Only hours after declaring for the 2014 NBA Draft, Marcus Smart signed with Lee Melchionni of Wasserman Media Group. Melchionni currently represents Byron Mullens (76ers), and he is the secondary agent to Danilo Gallinari (Nuggets), Kris Humphries (Celtics), Kendrick Perkins (Thunder), Tiago Splitter (Spurs), and Gerald Henderson (Bobcats). Smart has had his fair share of…

NYU School Of Law Hosts 3rd Annual Sports Law Colloquium

What: 3rd Annual NYU Sports Law Colloquium The Sports Law Committee, in association with the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Society at New York University School of Law, cordially invite you to a day-long event featuring distinguished panels and discussions on today’s prominent legal issues in the world of sports. When: April 15, 2014, 10:00…

Brewer Sports Symposium’s Sports Law For Rookies And Veterans

What: Sports Law For Rookies And Veterans (part of Brewer Sports Symposium V) When: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET Where: JW Marriot Marquis Hotel Miami (Map), 255 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, Florida, 33131 Other Information: 7 CLE credits for practitioners This premier event allows guests to network and engage with industry leaders…

Interview With The Agent: Tobin Wright

The following interview is with Tobin Wright a certified NHLPA contract advisor and CEO and President of Vision Hockey LLC in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Connect with Tobin on Twitter. Tobin Wright is a motivated NHLPA agent that firmly believes in putting his clients first because representation is all about the client, not the agent. Tobin is…

Interview With The Agent: Ryan Gleichowski

The following interview is with Ryan Gleichowski a certified MLBPA contract advisor and Co-Founder of Sports One Athlete Management, Inc. Connect with Ryan on Twitter. Ryan Gleichowski is a graduate of the University of Florida where he played Division 1 baseball for the Gators. He played alongside David Eckstein, David Ross, and Brad Wilkerson to…

On To The Next One: Andre Gurode

Andre Gurode has signed with Louis Bing of Zoe Sports. Kennard McGuire of McGuire Sports World formerly represented Gurode. Gurode is a 2-time All-Pro Team selection (2007, 2009) that anchored the Dallas Cowboys offensive line from 2002 to 2010, including the season when Emmitt Smith eclipsed Walter Payton’s historic NFL all-time rushing record. Throughout his…

Cleveland-Marshall’s Symposium To Discuss Negotiation Strategies In Sports And Entertainment

What: 4th Annual Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Entertainment and Sports Law Association Symposium When: Friday, April 11, 2014 Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Where: 1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room) (map) Other Information: 5 CLE Credits for Practitioners Schedule: 8:15 AM – 8:55 AM: Registration 8:55 AM – 9:00 AM: Introduction…