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2nd Annual Women in Baseball Conference: Being a Black Woman is my Superpower Panel Recap

The 2nd annual Women in Baseball conference sponsored by SABR and the International Women’s Baseball Center, and hosted by Rockford University took place this weekend. The theme of this year’s conference was Celebrating African American Women in Baseball. The conference featured keynote addresses from professionals such as Lauren Meyer, the Director of The Other Boys of Summer; […]

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Southern University Law Center 2020 Sports and Entertainment Symposium

Southern University Law Center will host their 2020 Sports and Entertainment Symposium on September 18-19. According to their website: The legal field is broad and extensive when it comes to choosing an area of specialization. The world of sports and entertainment is no different, as it can range from sports to technology to music and […]

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Football Is Back… For Now- A Breakdown Of The “COVID-19” Amendments To The 2020 CBA

Football is back, for the time being. The National Football League (NFL) and National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) have agreed to terms on amendments concerning COVID-19 to the current collective bargaining agreement. Both parties have embraced that COVID-19 is part of our current reality and these amendments aim to protect players and their respective […]

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Darren Heitner, Dan Lust And Dan Wallach To Headline Sports Law Networking Event For Law Students

The Florida Law Students Sports & Entertainment Law Council will be sponsoring a sports law discussion on August 4 from 12-1 PM EST, featuring attorneys Darren Heitner, Dan Lust, and Daniel Wallach.  Heitner, who created SportsAgentBlog.com in 2005, is a dual-Gator and the founder of Heitner Legal where he practices sports law, contracts, trademarks and copyrights. […]

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G-League Players Unionize With Help From NBPA

On Tuesday, it was announced that the players of the G League have teamed up to form their own union, temporarily named the Basketball Players Union (BPU). In accordance with the terms of the National Labor Relations Act, approximately 80% of G League players authorized the BPU to act as the players collective bargaining agent […]

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MLB Arbitrator Rules Brodie Scoffield Breached Employment Agreement With The Legacy Agency

Based out of New York City, The Legacy Agency (“TLA”) had negotiated over half of one billion dollars in contracts. Major League Baseball (“MLB”) agent Greg Genske was the lead negotiator of the agency’s No. 9 ranked baseball division, where the majority of the agency’s revenues came from. Another prominent member of the agency was […]

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Court Allows Case Between Zion Williamson’s Former And Current Agents To Proceed

Zion Williamson’s former marketing agents who filed a lawsuit against him in circuit court in the State of Florida have been given a small gift. While their case against Williamson in that jurisdiction remains stayed as Williamson’s similar case against the agents (pending in federal court in North Carolina proceeds), they are now free to […]

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Former MLB Agent Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Application Of MLBPA Statute Of Limitations Rule

It is somewhat rare for the general public to get an inside look at the disputes that take place within the confines of professional sports players’ unions. The disputes are arbitrated and intended to stay private; however, sometimes there is nothing that the players’ associations can do to keep those arbitration matters behind closed doors. […]

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Leverage Marketing Advisors Announces Launch

Leverage Marketing Advisors (LMA), a consultancy formed by a group of leaders in the marketing world, announced its launch on June 3rd. LMA began forming during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to modernize decision-making and keep up with today’s ever-changing business landscape. The newly founded consultancy plans to aid sports brands, […]

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COVID-19 Finds Endeavor Looking to Raise Capital

Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, Hollywood powerhouse Endeavor is one of the talent agencies struggling to financially meet is obligations to its employees, clients and investors. As recently reported by the New York Post, Endeavor is looking to raise $250 million to offset some of the financial windfall suffered from the agency’s entertainment-business properties, including the […]