Feb
28

Sports Lawyers Association Night @ The Palace: Pistons v Heat

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The Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) and the National Sports & Entertainment Law Society have teamed up with Michigan State College of Law to bring a great networking and entertainment experience to attorneys, agent, and students in the Detroit and surrounding areas. The event will take place on Friday, March 23, 2012, beginning at 4 p.m.,…
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Feb
28

Behind the Curtains of the NCAA and College Athletics with Josh Luchs

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What: Michigan State University College of Law presents Behind the Curtains of the NCAA and College Athletics with former NFLPA agent Josh Luchs. When: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. Where: Michigan State University College of Law, Room 471. 368 Law College Bldg  East Lansing, MI 48824 Cost: Free to students and the public. Please see…
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Nov
02

CrowdSeats Opens to New York City Market

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Crowd Seats, the first Daily Deals site for Sports Tickets, has launched its first deal in New York City.  The launch represents the second market for the sports-centered daily deals site.  To kickoff the NYC Market, Crowd Seats is offering discounted tickets to the Rutgers vs Army Football Game at Yankee Stadium. Crowd Seats initially…
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Jun
07

Crowd Seats Brings Group-Buying and Sports Tickets Into the Same Arena

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The amazing success of group-buying websites like Groupon, LivingSocial, and KGB Deals have caused many others to try and replicate that success, and use the power of group purchasing for their financial advantage. And while other places have followed suit, no company has successfully specifically focused on group sales with sports tickets…until now? It was…
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Apr
07

SLA & NSELS Night @ The Palace

The National Sports and Entertainment Law Society (NSELS) and the Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) are co-sponsoring a Pistons-Cavs game networking opportunity. Take advantage of this great opportunity to network with sports & entertainment lawyers from around the Detroit, Michigan area and speak to business and legal professionals from the Pistons!  Hurry, though.  The deadline to…
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Feb
10

The NFL Gets to Keep A 4 Billion-Dollar Bargaining Chip

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With all the press from Super Bowl week and the talk about the upcoming CBA deadline, many people overlooked a very important ruling by NFL Special Master Stephen Burbank last Tuesday, February 1. Under the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement the league is required to maximize revenue for the mutual benefit of both sides. The NFL…
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Jan
27

Study Sports Law Abroad This Summer

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The weather in East Lansing, MI has been around 20 degrees or under for what seems to be forever now. Every time I step outside of my house to go to the law library or to walk my dog I tell myself that spring and summer are right around the corner. And although it’s only…
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Jul
28

Soccer Players Don’t Use Roids

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After thirty days and plenty of headaches from those lovely vuvuzelas (Don’t worry- they will NOT be allowed at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil), this first World Cup in South Africa has come and gone. Paul the Octopus went 8-0 and correctly picked Spain to be the World Champions. The 2010 World Cup has…
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Jul
26

Sign Here Please: Are NFL Contracts Getting Harder to Negotiate?

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Finally!  Three months after the 2010 NFL Draft, the first contract for a first-round draft pick has been signed. On July 22nd, Dez Bryant, the 24th overall pick, reached an agreement with the Dallas Cowboys for a five year contract worth up to $11.8 million, including $8.5 million guaranteed. According to the National Football Post, the…
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May
27

Limited Time Offer From Chris Bosh

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After a brilliant legal victory last year by attorneys at Winston & Strawn LLP against Zavala and Hoopology.com, Chris Bosh’s nickname went from “CB4” to “cyber-hero” to many loyal fans and those in the Internet community.  If you do not remember the lawsuit or the previous post on SportsAgentBlog.com,  here is a quick review. On…
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