Prior to the start of the NFL season, Denver Broncos offensive lineman Russell Okung received a lot of attention as he chose to negotiate his own free agent deal. Over the past few seasons, there seems to be a growing trend of NFL players choosing to negotiate their contracts without the
The following is a guest contribution from Noah Goodman. Goodman is an associate at Ballard Spahr and he drafts memoranda on federal court decisions and federal agency rulings. He previously oversaw a political campaign for a former Philadelphia City Councilman and was a presenter at the 28th Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball
What: Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association 36th Annual Conference "The Doctrine of Success- Addressing Global Business Challenges through Excellence and Inclusion" When: October 19-23, 2016 Where: Hyatt Ziva Cabo, San Lucas, Mexico To register for the event, click here. To access the full agenda for the conference, click here. Sport industry panel topics include: Twitter, Social Media,
On June 13, we reported that Chicago youth basketball coach and agent to professional basketball players, Brad Ames, was charged with four counts of producing child pornography, one count of conspiracy to produce same and one count of knowingly receiving child pornography. Earlier today, Ames had his arraignment before the U.S.
On Friday, it was revealed that a Chicago youth basketball coach was charged with four counts of producing child pornography, one count of conspiracy to produce same and one count of knowingly receiving child pornography. The individual accused of such heinous crimes is not just a basketball coach, he is
What: 2016 Sports Law for Rookies and Veterans Symposium sponsored by Cozen O'Connor. Where: Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street (Park Avenue at Grand Central Terminal) New York, New York 10017 When: April 15, 2016. Starts at 7:30 AM, ends at 5:30 PM. Panel topics include the following: What is it like working for a sports
According to Bloomberg Business, a Colombian soccer consultant pleaded guilty to paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to officials who awarded media and marketing rights, admitting he used sham contracts and Panamanian bank accounts to cover his tracks. Miguel Trujillo, 65, entered his plea in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, where