Letters of intent (also known as LOIs) are often used as precursors to final long-form agreements. They typically contain material elements that the parties agree to with clear divisions between binding and non-binding provisions contained therein. It allows the parties to put something down on paper and move forward with
The Arena Football League (AFL) and Beyond Sports Network (BSN) have teamed up to create an exclusive combine system for potential AFL athletes. The combine system will consist of regional workouts around the United States with combine tests and position-specific drills, and allows athletes to receive film from the event,
The following is a guest contribution from Martin Fischman, Dynasty's Football Division Director. As a football agent, you have a fiduciary duty to act in the best interests of your clients. But what happens when a player is either released from an NFL team with no other teams willing to
Arena Football was never dead. Even though the AFL scratched its 2009 season, the AFL2, a "minor league" version of the AFL (which was considered a minor league of the NFL) played out its season. Many wondered whether the AFL2 would just replace the AFL with the AFL's former talent.
Here's to hoping that the UFL turns out to be a successful venture. Less than a year ago, I was sitting at a table outside of a panel at the 2008 Princeton Sports Law Symposium when someone yelled that the AFL was going to be suspending its 2009 season. After
The AFL2, which is a peg below the Arena Football League (AFL), has been playing out its 2009 season while the AFL scrapped its season due to financial issues. Just last week, the AFL2 had a big announcement that its championship game will be held at the Las Vegas Orleans
In December 2008, the Arena Football League canceled its 2009 AFL season with the intention of reviving the league for the start of a 2010 season. Since then, Commissioner Ed Policy relinquished his position, but stated that the position of Commissioner will be abolished as a whole in favor of
Maybe we don't have to wait until Friday, December 19, after all. All signs point to the 2009 AFL season being cancelled with the hope that it is back up and running in 2010. This comes after the players' union agreed to cut the salary cap from $2 million to