Everyone Wants To Be Like Magic Johnson

By the time they have been retired for two years, 78% of former NFL players have gone bankrupt or are under financial stress because of joblessness or divorce. Within five years of retirement, an estimated 60% of former NBA players are broke. Read the long and very informative SI piece: How (and

School Is in Session

It may be the off season, but some NFL players are stilling putting in hours.  Almost 100 NFL players enrolled in the 2009 NFL Business Management and Entrepreneurial Program, part of the NFL and the NFLPA's efforts to prepare players for their post-playing careers.  Since the program's inception in 2005,

Review of Head Case: An Agent’s Guide to Protecting their NFL Clients from Concussions and Associated Risks

I know what it feels like to go through the consequences of suffering a concussion.  About half a year ago, I fell and hit my head on concrete, which resulted in a lesion, contusion, and ultimately a concussion.  I suffered severe headaches for a short period of time and was

When Should Athletes Retire?

This past week, we have heard a frenzy of rumors and questions surrounding the return of “retired” Brett Favre to professional football.  Favre recently told the NFL to hold off on marketing anything products with #4 and the word "retired". Mid-Friday, Favre and his agent, Bus Cook, sent a letter