8th Annual Tulane Sports Law National Baseball Arbitration Competition

What: 8th Annual National Baseball Arbitration Competition presented by Tulane Law School Sports Law Society When: January 28- 30, 2015 Where: Tulane University Law School Description The National Baseball Arbitration Competition is a simulated salary arbitration competition modeled closely on the procedures used by Major League Baseball (MLB). Like most law school moot court competitions,

An Introduction To The Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT)

The following is a guest contribution from Charles Bennett J.D. This article discusses the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal––its inception, purpose, and procedures. First, what is the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (“BAT”) and how did it get its start? The BAT was established by FIBA in 2006 under the name “FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)”. In accordance

Baseball Agent Jamie Murphy Opened Up To Buster Olney About His Practice

ESPN's Buster Olney recently chatted with baseball agent Jamie Murphy of TWC Sports on his Baseball Tonight podcast. Notes from the podcast: Murphy represents Nick Markakis, Mark Ellis, David Aardsma and others. Murphy currently lives in Vermont. Murphy is the father of two little boys. About living in Vermont, Murphy said, "this day and age, you

St. John’s School Of Law Spring 2013 Sports Symposium

What: St. John's University School of Law Spring 2013 Symposium: Arbitration in Professional Sport When: Friday, April 19, 2013 (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Where: St. John's School of Law, Belson Moot Court Room | Second Floor, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439 Schedule 8:30 – 9 a.m. Registration and Light Breakfast 9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Welcome Michael A. Simons, Dean

Jeff Fannell Goes 1-1 In 2012 Baseball Salary Arbitration Hearings

Jeff Fannell of Jeff Fannell & Associates, LLC used to be an Assistant General Counsel with the Major League Baseball Players Association.  Fannell worked with Robert Guerra, Bob Lenaghan, Matt Nussbaum, and Doyle Pryor as Assistant GCs at the MLBPA.  He established his own consulting firm located in Bordentown, New Jersey in November

On To The Next One: Jason Heyward

Over the past few years, Career Sports Entertainment, re-branded as CSE, has seemed to focus less on the representation of athletes with regards to their contractual negotiations, and more on assisting major brands in their sponsorship initiatives, aiding television networks with content and production, and providing full service support to