Aug
28

Regulation Of Sports Agents In Europe May Be Causing More Problems Than It Solves

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The following is a guest contribution from Charles Bennett J.D. A recent trend in European Union (“EU”) countries is for individual leagues to enact sports agent regulations. The regulations have caused confusion amongst agents as to their scope and applicability, and have done little to alleviate the issues they were meant to resolve. For example,…
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Aug
21

Registration Open For Free Online Course, Representing The Professional Athlete

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Professor Peter Carfagna (see biography) will be holding a free online course starting on September 16.  The course is titled ‘Representing The Professional Athlete’.  To date, over 1,100 students from 90-plus countries have enrolled in the course, which will be comprised of lectures, guest speakers and hypothetical situations. “There are 6 modules.  Each one is…
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Jul
24

UConn Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit For $1.3M

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The University of Connecticut will award $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit with five women (Silvana Moccia, Kylie Angell, Carolyn Luby, Rosemary Richi, and Erica Daniels) who alleged that the university did not take their sexual assault claims which occurred on campus seriously. The majority of the award ($900,000) will go to Moccia who is…
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Jul
21

Thomas Jefferson School Of Law Hosts Sports Law Negotiation Competition

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What: National Sports Law Negotiation Competition & Sports Law Conference 2014 When: Friday, September 19 – Sunday, September 21, 2014 Where: Thomas Jefferson School of Law: 1155 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 The annual National Sports Law Negotiation Competition (NSLNC) and Sports Law Conference is hosted and organized by the Center for Sports Law &…
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Jun
24

North Carolina Sports Agent Scandal Receives New Date for Hearing

University of North Carolina remains at the center of an ongoing agent scandal.

The date has been set for the next hearing in the North Carolina sport agent scandal in which 5 people have been charged with violating North Carolina’s Uniform Athlete Agent’s Act by providing benefits to former University of North Carolina student-athletes.  The defendants in this case include a UNC tutor as well as Georgia-based agent…
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Jun
18

Jimmy Graham’s Twitter Bio Is Irrelevant

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The following guest contribution was written by Jonathan Gordon, a senior at the University of Notre Dame with plans of attending law school. The founder of Sports Analytics Blog, Jonathan invites you to connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn. Earlier this year, the New Orleans Saints placed a non-exclusive franchise tag on Jimmy Graham. The Saints believe Graham should be compensated as…
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Jun
04

Sterling Silver

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This guest post is written by Jason A. Davis, Esq. a Seattle attorney and sports fan.  Mr. Davis has previously contributed to the Sports Agent Blog. Follow him at @JasonDavisEsq1. Sterling silver is an alloy containing a majority of silver and a small percentage of other metals.  For the NBA, however, it is the meltdown of…
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Jun
02

Duane Morris LLP, Sports Lawyers Association Discuss ‘Key Issues In The Business Of Sports’

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What: ‘Key Issues In The Business Of Sports’ Discussion When: Thursday, June 5, 2014 Where: db Bistro Moderne, JW Marriott Marquis, 255 Biscayne, Boulevard Way?Miami, FL 33131 About: Duane Morris, LLP and the Sports Lawyers Association invite you to join them for a roundtable discussion around the ‘Key Issues In The Business of Sports’.  Executives…
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May
29

Why Don’t The Sterlings IPO The Clippers?

Contributor Evan Zepfel makes his argument as to why the Clippers would benefit from an Initial Public Offering.

The following article is a guest contribution by written by Evan Zepfel.  Zepfel is a Portfolio Management Analyst at PAAMCO, is a graduate of Harvard College, was a member of Harvard’s Varsity Water Polo team and served a sports editor for The Harvard Crimson. A number of high-profile potential investors have been linked to the sale…
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May
22

Will MLBPA Discipline Jay Z For Robison Cano $240M Negotiation Meeting With Seattle Mariners?

Recording artists Beyonce and Jay-Z take in the Toronto Raptors at the Brooklyn Nets game six of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

Roc Nation Sports is a sub-division of Roc Nation (full-service entertainment company) in partnership with CAA Sports, and was founded in 2013 by Shawn Carter better known as Jay Z. Roc Nation Sports conceptualizes and executes marketing and endorsement deals, community outreach, charitable tie-ins, media relations and brand strategy. Its roster includes premiere athletes such…
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