• Sports Law

    Representing the Professional Athlete Week 6

    This is it! Week 6 of Professor Carfagna’s “Representing the Professional Athlete” MOOC is here. This week students will gain an understanding of guiding professional golfers and tennis players through the longest career trajectories in sports; gain … [Show Me...]

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    On To The Next One: Jen Selter

    Twenty-one-year-old Instagram and fitness sensation, Jen Selter, has changed representation as a new calendar year quickly nears.  The Long Island native was originally represented by The Legacy Agency, but now, Premier Management Group will manage … [Show Me...]

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    World’s Most Valuable Sports Agency, CAA, Sells Majority Stake

    A private equity firm has furthered its commitment to the world's most valuable sports agency, Creative Artists Agency.  According to sources of The Hollywood Reporter, TPG Capital — whose initial investment in CAA came four years ago — has increased … [Show Me...]

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    Junior Hockey Players Launch Class Action Lawsuit Against Canadian Hockey League

    The following is a guest contribution from Andrew Harmes, a JD candidate of the Class of 2016 at Osgoode Hall Law School. The Canadian Hockey League (CHL), the primary developmental league for the National Hockey League, is facing legal scrutiny … [Show Me...]

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    Interview With The Agent: Amen Teter

    Amen Teter is currently Octagon's Director of Action Sports.  He manages the careers of Olympic gold medalist snowboarders Jamie Anderson and Hannah Teter, pro skateboarder Mitchie Brusco and one of the most influential athletes in action sports, pro … [Show Me...]

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    10

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (10/10/2014)

    July 11 2012; Miami, FL, USA;  Miami Heat player Ray Allen (34), center, hold up his jersey next to president Pat Riley (left), and head coach Erik Spoelstra (right) during a press conference during a press conference at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

    Hello from sunny Gainesville, Florida.  I promise myself that I will take at least one trip to my alma mater (undergrad and law) per year.  This weekend is it.  The Florida Gators take on LSU Saturday night, which I predict will be a low scoring, defensive match-up.  Hopefully my Gators come away with a victory.…
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    Oct
    09

    Redskins QB Kirk Cousins Signs With LW Sports Management For Marketing

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    Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins recently added to his management team this past week.  The former Michigan State standout has signed with California-based LW Sports Management for marketing.  Cousins is currently represented by Priority Sports for his contract. This season, the Barrington, Illinois native — in place of Robert Griffin III who suffered an ankle injury…
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    Oct
    08

    Representing The Professional Athlete Week 4

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    We are nearing the end of Representing the Professional Athlete MOOC as we head into week 4 focusing on athletes in their peak professional years and the challenges the agent and athlete will face together in this vital stage. This week students will gain an understanding of the history of publicity rights, constructing and defending against a…
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    Oct
    07

    5th Annual Mississippi Sports Law Review Symposium

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    What: 5th Annual Mississippi Sports Law Review Symposium When: October 17, 2014 at 1:00pm Where: University of Mississippi School of Law Weems Auditorium Panelists Babbette Boliek- Pepperdine University School of Law Robert Frieden- Penn State Law Kristi Dosh- Former ESPN, Fox Sports and Forbes contributor Terence High- Attorney and football agent Charlie Hussey- SEC Associate Commissioner…
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    Oct
    06

    Interview With The Agent: Anthony Catanzarite

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    Anthony Catanzarite is a 2003 cum laude graduate from Ohio University and went on to earn his juris doctorate from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Catanzarite is a licensed athlete agent, MLBPA certified agent, and licensed attorney in Ohio and West Virginia. He serves as partner of Cleveland-based law firm of Reminger, Co.,…
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    Oct
    03

    Financial Fair Play – A Game Within A Game

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    Will Turner, PhD, who has been a football journalist and broadcaster in the UK for the past 20 years. He specializes in the corporate, marketing and communication aspects of British football. The imposition of financial fair play (FFP) throughout European football is proving to be a provocative affair. FFP has already seen significant sanctions handed…
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    Oct
    03

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (10/3/2014)

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    Rosh Hashanah behind us and we get to look forward to Yom Kippur starting tonight (oh joy!).  To those of you observing, I wish you an easy fast.  Looks like the NFL Draft is moving to Chicago in 2015.  It’s been a busy first three months for South Florida-based HEITNER LEGAL, and the work is…
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    Oct
    02

    Representing the Professional Athlete Week 3

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    We are approaching the half way mark in Professor Peter Carfagna’s “Representing the Professional Athlete” MOOC and students are definitely getting a treat. From the elite guest speakers that provide insight on the industry to the course structure breaking down the professional athlete & representation from the amateur years to the post career, students are…
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    Oct
    02

    On To The Next One: Onterio McCalebb

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    Less than two years in the NFL and Cincinnati Bengals cornerback, Onterio McCalebb, is already with his fourth agency.  This time, the former Auburn University running back signed with Knoxville, Tennessee-based sports agency, Allegiant Athletic Agency (a3). NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Tommy Sims, will be McCalebb’s main agent at a3. “He has no character issues,” Sims…
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    Oct
    01

    What’s Next For Rory McIlroy And Horizon Sports?

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    The following is a guest contribution from Andrew Harmes, a JD candidate of the Class of 2016 at Osgoode Hall Law School. With the attention of the golf world focused on the 40th playing of the Ryder Cup – golf’s biennial team competition that pitted the United States against Europe – much of the coverage leading…
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