Feb
02

Chapman University Fowler School Of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

Chapman-Law

What: Chapman University Fowler School of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium Where: Chapman University School of Law – Kennedy Hall, Room 237AB (370 N Glassell St, Orange, California 92866) When: Friday, February 6, 2015 from 9am-5pm Description – The symposium qualifies for six hours of California MCLE credit, and will address the current athlete representation landscape in relation to…
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Feb
01

Rory McIlroy’s Case Against Former Agency Set For Court

Sep 27, 2014; Perthshire, Perthshire, SCT; European golfer Rory McIlroy on the back nine of his second match of the day on day two of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles Resort - PGA Centenary Course. Mandatory Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

Sports Agent Blog first reported on Rory McIlroy’s lawsuit against his former management company Horizon in October 2013. Since then, the case has largely played out in public, with McIlroy stating a need to take time off from the course to focus on mounting his case. Finally, a court date of February 10th has been…
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Jan
28

Penn Law 2nd Annual Sports Law Symposium

Penn Law

What: 2nd Annual Penn Law Sports Law Symposium presented by The Heisman Trust Where: University of Pennsylvania Law School, 3501 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 When: Friday, February 13, 2015 Description The symposium will address the intersection of the sports and entertainment industries in relation to business and law.  As currently planned, the symposium will…
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Jan
21

University of Oregon Sports & Entertainment Law Conference

Via University of Oregon's Sports & Entertainment Law Forum's Twitter

What: University of Oregon’s 2015 Sports & Entertainment Law Conference When: Friday, February 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Where: Rose Room of the Moda Center – One North Center Court, Portland, OR 97227 Description The Sports and Entertainment Law Conference is put on by the Sports and Entertainment Law Forum [a student-run organization] at the…
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Jan
13

Duke Law 5th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

Via Duke Law School Website

What: Duke Law 5th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium When: Friday January 16, 2015 Where: Duke Law School- 210 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708 Description The Fifth Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium, Friday January 16, 2015, will provide meaningful opportunity for discussion and interaction among Duke students, visiting professors, legal practitioners, and industry…
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Dec
29

Sports Debate Marketplace Will Launch In 2015

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SportsGavel.com, where fans can settle debates on their favorite sports topics, has created a marketplace for sports debate. The website has a formal framework around how responses are valued, and are judged by athletes and personalities that are intimate to the topic.  SportsGavel has recently signed its first judges: Erin Sharoni, sports personality and Kris…
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Dec
17

Talking About Sports Biz And Sports Law On Above The Law

Being a sports lawyer and a sports agent is not one in the same.

Head over to our friends at Above the Law for an ongoing conversation between Zach Abramowitz and me using Abramowitz’s innovative ReplyAll platform.  Abramowitz is asking me questions about how Sports Agent Blog got started, why I chose a path that led me to becoming a lawyer with a focus on Sports Law and tips for those who…
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Dec
04

Ryan Mallett’s Agent Speaks About Paying College Athletes

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett (15) signals at the line of scrimmage against the Cincinnati Bengals at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

The agent for Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett believes that paying college athletes a stipend on top of receipt of athletic scholarships is inevitable.  Earlier this week, football agent and attorney J.R. Carroll spoke publicly about his position and took a position that I have held for quite some time — it is ridiculous to…
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Nov
25

Chapman Entertainment And Sports Law Symposium

Chapman Law

What: Chapman University Fowler School of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium When: Friday, February 6, 2015 9am-5pm Where: Chapman University School of Law – Kennedy Hall 237AB (370 N Glassell St, Orange, CA 92866) Description This year’s theme is ‘Taking Care of Business: How the evolution of the marketplace is changing the rules…
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Nov
13

National Sports & Entertainment Law Society

NSELS

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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