Nov
13

National Sports & Entertainment Law Society

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The National Sports and Entertainment Law Society (NSELS) is a student run society founded with a focus on organizing and centralizing sports and entertainment law societies, connecting students who want to pursue a legal career in the industries, and educating members and the general public about developments in sports and entertainment law. Membership for the…
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Nov
13

Octagon Baseball Adds Ex MLB Player Chad Tracy To Its Staff

Washington Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki (24) high fives first baseman Chad Tracy (18) after his two-run home run in the 8th inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Former MLB player, Chad Tracy, retired this past April after stints with the Chicago Cubs, Arizona Diamondbacks, Florida Marlins and the Washington Nationals.  Tracy finished his career with 86 HR, 358 RBI and a .274 BA over 938 games. However, the 34-year-old Charlotte, North Carolina native is still staying connected to the game he loves.…
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Nov
12

On To The Next One: Tajh Boyd

quarterback Tajh Boyd (3) and New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick (right) walk to the locker room following training camp at SUNY Cortland. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Six months removed from being a sixth round selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, former Clemson quarterback, Tajh Boyd, has already changed agencies.  The Hampton, Virginia native switched from Dimensional Sports to Allegiant Athletic Agency, better known as a3.  Boyd will be represented by NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Chad Speck, for both his contract and…
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Nov
11

Southwestern Law School Presents The Law & Business of Sports

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What: Southwestern Law School Presents: The Law & Business of Sports When: Saturday, November 15, 2014 Where: Southwestern Law School- Bullocks Wilshire Building 390 Description Topics of discussion will include vendor agreements, TV rights, sponsorships, risk management, litigation, public relations, player misconduct & more. Food will be provided for attendees. Panelists: Robert Hacker (Vice President…
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Nov
10

Interview With The Agent: Matthew Kingsley

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Matthew Kingsley is the President and CEO of 3 Kings Entertainment, LLC, an agency focused on representing a diverse group of media personalities in broadcasting news, sports and entertainment.  Over his almost 20 years in the agent business, Kingsley has represented hundreds of clients and has negotiated thousands of contracts for talent on ESPN, ABC,…
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Nov
07

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/7/2014)

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Another week, another trip.  This Saturday I am off to New York City.  I hear that Sidebar is the spot to go to watch the Florida Gators game at night, so if you are in town you should feel free to stop by and watch the team that dominated Georgia last week.  I am also…
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Nov
06

Today: Tales Of A Sports Lawyer

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What: Southwestern Law School Sports Law Society presents “Tales of a Sports Lawyer: The Litigator” When: November 6, 2014 at 5:00pm PST Where: Southwestern Law School- Westmoreland Building 511 Description This is Southwestern Law School Sports Law Society’s first segment of their new speaker series, featuring stories from leaders in sport law. The first segment…
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Nov
06

Upcoming Event: 9th Annual Ivy Sports Symposium

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What: 9th Annual Ivy Sports Symposium – Princeton University When: Friday, November 14, 2014 Where: Princeton Hyatt Regency, Princeton NJ Description The Ivy Sports Symposium (ISS) is an annual student-run conference considered among the global sports industry’s premier events. ISS successfully blends an intimate conference setting with dynamic speakers in order to support the cultivation…
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Nov
06

On To The Next One: Casey Janssen

Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Casey Janssen (44) throws a pitch during the ninth inning in a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Rogers Centre. The Baltimore Orioles won 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

According to MLB Trade Rumors’ Tim Dierkes, former Toronto Blue Jays closer, Casey Janssen, will now be represented by ACES.   The world’s fourth most valuable MLB sports agency also counts the likes of Dustin Pedroia (Boston Red Sox), Jonathan Papelbon (Philadelphia Phillies) and David Wright (New York Mets) as its clients, which Forbes recently highlighted…
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Nov
05

NBA Financial Advisor Justin Bass Joins True Capital Management

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NBA Financial Advisor Justin Bass moves from SunTrust to True Capital Management. True Capital Management is a prominent wealth management firm specializing in athletes, entertainment professionals and other high net-worth individuals. Founded in 2006 under the belief that a broad based life management platform is essential to creating, managing and maintaining wealth, the firm now…
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