Football Agents/Lawyers Ralph Cindrich and John Phillips Engage in Twitter Fight

Last week, football agent and lawyer Ralph Cindrich went on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and publicly chastised current University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban and NCAA President Mark Emmert.  As Sports Agent Blog contributor Benjamin Haynes noted, Cindrich believes Saban is cheating and breaking NCAA rules, but offered no direct evidence to prove

Twitter Creates A Guide For Athletes

I have been a staunch opponent of suppressing athletes' ability to communicate on social media platforms (including Facebook and Twitter), but I am certainly a proponent of properly educating those athletes regarding the best practices of using those networks.  Athletes need to understand that the platforms make it relatively easy

Twitter Education: The Responsibility of a University to Prepare its Athletes

The following is a guest contribution from Heather Brittany (@HeatherBrit).  Heather is currently a law student at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and Sports Chair of its Entertainment & Sports Law Society. The internet is littered with stories of university coaches banning their players from tweeting.  Most recently, South Carolina football

Todd Reynolds Will Not Be Representing Any Homosexual Hockey Players

Todd Reynolds is Vice President of hockey agency Uptown Sports Management.  Todd Reynolds is rightfully getting blasted by the media for his Tweets regarding Sean Avery's support of same-gender marriage. [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/uptownhockey/status/67689998723457024"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/uptownhockey/status/67716159398617088"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/uptownhockey/status/67717068581122048"] Usually we cover athletes using social media for wrong reasons.  This time it is an agency Tweeting without care

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