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Sports Agents Sports Law

Studying For The NFLPA Certification Exam

The SATs, the LSATs, [insert your state’s name here]’s Bar Exam…when will the tests stop? With the right preparation, the NFLPA Certification Exam should be just one more exam that you breeze through. Loyal reader, Christopher L. Chambers, shot me an e-mail recently, and I would like to share with you all his question and […]

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Contract Negotiation NFL Players NFL Teams Sports Law

The End Of The Franchise?

Bears 2007 Franchise Tag player, Lance Briggs, wants out of Chi-Town. I opened up ESPN.com yesterday to find Len Pasquarelli telling me that Lance Briggs is very upset with his franchise tag, hates the Chicago Bears organization because of it (makes sure to leave the actual team out of his disgust), and wants to be […]

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Arbitration Contract Negotiation Performance Analysis Sports Law

Hay Fever

Fox Sports is reporting about an intriguing story in the AFL. Jonathan Hay began a 3 year near $1 million contract with the Kangaroos at the start of last season. His form was average at best and it was revealed during the season that he was suffering from bi-polar disorder. The Kangaroos now want to […]

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Colleges Sports Law

Virginia Law – No Longer A Virgin

At Virginia Law School, there is a lot of interest in strengthening the Sports and Entertainment section of the school. One of the most frequent questions that I receive as someone who has studied the Sports Agent profession for a while now is whether or not an aspiring agent should go to Law School. The […]

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Colleges Sports Law

Marquette Kicks It Up A Notch

Starting this Fall, Marquette will be offering an LLM in Sports Law only for people with a law degree from overseas. Marquette will become the first Law School to offer a Master of Laws in Sports Law. Click here to learn more about the program. Story originally read @ Sports Law Blog. -Darren Heitner

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Sports Law

January Sports Law Forums

1. January 26, 2007 – The Loyola Sports Law Institute will be hosting its third annual symposium that will cover issues in collective bargaining and contract negotiations.  The symposium will be held at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, CA.  It will cost you either $50 or $70 to attend.  Click here for the program […]

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Sports Business Sports Law

I Want to be an Educated Sports Agent

Chad Sloat over at Help me become a sports agent… (yes, the 2nd Sports Agent blog on the internet that we totally support) made a post about the value of completing a dual JD/MBA program. I believe that he makes a very good point, and receiving a dual degree is something that I have been […]

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Sports Law

Self-Identified Sports Law Professors @ The Top 50 Law Schools

So I have been taking it easy for a while now and not posting as much, but I have not gone completely AWOL. On December 6th, I posted a list of self-identified Sports Law Professors at law schools across the United States [Sports Law Professors @ Law Schools]. I thought that this list would be […]

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Colleges Sports Law

Sports Law Professors @ Law Schools

The Sports Law Blog has updated its list of self-identified Sports Law Professors at U.S. law schools around the country. Self-identified Sports Law Professors may not be experts in sports law, and many who are experts may have decided against identifying themselves as such. Anyway, this could be a useful tool for those of you […]

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Contract Negotiation Retirement Sports Law

Back so soon?

An interesting case has emerged in the Australian Football League (AFL) which may have repercussions worldwide. Mal Michael retired from the Brisbane Lions at the end of this season, with one year remaining on his contract. Thus, his one year was voided as he ended his career. Just yesterday, he announced that he has signed […]