Apr
30

35th Annual SLA Conference In Chicago Coming Soon

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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…
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Apr
28

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

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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…
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Mar
19

Doug Christie Dives Into the World of Sports Management

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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…
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Mar
18

MMA Making Its Way To Michigan

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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…
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Mar
02

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…
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Feb
24

Tejada They Come, Tejada They Fall

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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…
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Feb
06

Darius’s Dirty Deal

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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…
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Jan
28

Chargers Look To WMG

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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…
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Jan
21

One More Mile

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Last week i wrote a piece titled, Blazers Miles From Resolving Conflict, which now looks to be a true statement after today’s most recent update.  I wrote about the Portland Trail Blazers absurd reaction to the Memphis Grizzlies signing of Darius Miles to a 10-day contract extension.  Miles needed to only play in one more game…
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Jan
18

Bonzi’s Impact In China

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Bonzi Wells made his China league debut towards the end of 2008.  He scored 48 points and snared 11 rebounds in the debut, helping the Shanxi Zhongyu to a 107-106 win over Tianjin. Wells went 17-37 from the floor and shot 5-15 on three-pointers.  He also had seven steals in Sunday’s game.  Some un Bonzi-like…
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