The Lingerie Football League

When I was in Chicago, I came across a commercial for the Chicago Bliss: A brand new team that will play in the inaugural year of the Lingerie Football League this season on Friday nights.  The Chicago Bliss were holding tryouts last week, just like many other LFL teams around the United States.  The Lingerie Football League…

Morgan Keegan Loses An ARM and A Leg

The struggling economy caused a serious financial hit in many sectors. Knowing this, some people still seem to believe that the sports industry is immune to the rigid economy.  Others claim that fans will not attend games or watch sports when athlete salaries remain so high. The average NFL salary rose to around $4 million dollars this…

35th Annual SLA Conference In Chicago Coming Soon

The 35th Annual (SLA) Sports Lawyers Association Conference will be held this May 14-16 in Chicago, Illinois.  Registration is currently open and the conference agenda is officially posted.  The event starts on Thursday May 14, and goes pretty much all day on Friday, and Saturday.  The conference agenda includes some amazing speakers and covers very…

“It’s the Best Decision I’ve Made So Far”

In a report on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, Star Point Guard Brandon Jennings acknowledges that his year overseas hasn’t gone quite as he had planned. But he continues to insist that he’s happy with the decisions and choices he has made. When Gumbel asked Jennings whether he was glad he decided to play in…

Doug Christie Dives Into the World of Sports Management

Former Sacramento Kings Star and NBA veteran, Doug Christie, recently decided to jump into the business of sports management with the initiation of Christie Sports Management/ Athletic Training Firm. The fourteen year NBA veteran is starting out big withhis firm headquarters based in Seattle, Washington and offices in Los Angeles and Sacramento, California. The main…

MMA Making Its Way To Michigan

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a fairly new sport that has been on the rise all across America and throughout the world. The sport combines many different styles and techniques and allows athletes to display those forms any way they can during a professional fight. Many gyms have popped up all around the United States…

UB School of Law Sports Institute

Calling all undergraduates and others interested in Sports Law and earning a Juris Doctor.  The University of Baltimore School of Law has decided to create a new institute specifically focused on law and sports. At Thursday’s Rookie To Retirement sports law symposium, the school’s Dean, Phillip Closius, made the announcement as many great agents, faculty and…

Tejada They Come, Tejada They Fall

After A-Rod’s memorable apology and admission of using steroids and performance enhancing drugs from 2001-2003, many comments and allegations, both positive and negative, have been thrown around. Alex Rodriguez was another big name star on the list of admitted steroid users during baseball’s “asterisks era.” Although Alex did tarnish his reputation by acknowledging his use…

Darius’s Dirty Deal

After being signed to his second ten-day contract with the Memphis Grizzlies on January 20th, and the initial threats of the Portland Trailblazers to all NBA teams, Darius Miles has officially signed with the Memphis Grizzlies. I wrote several articles relating to this specific matter regarding Miles (Blazers Miles From Resolving Conflict) and his financial…

Chargers Look To WMG

The Seattle Supersonics left the state of Washington to relocate the franchise to Oklahoma City only months ago.  The move brought a lot of drama, and pain to Seattle fans.  Since losing the Los Angeles Rams franchise in 1994, the city of Los Angeles has been shopping for a potential NFL team to represent the…