Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/23/2018)

It's been an incredibly sad week in the aftermath of the shooting at Stoneman Douglas high school in nearby Parkland, Florida. I commend all of the students for speaking up to share their thoughts on what can and should be done in an effort to prevent these types of tragedies

On To The Next One: Jason Hammel

Free agent pitcher, Jason Hammel, has signed with ACES for his representation, where he will be represented by Seth and Sam Levinson. He was previously represented by Octagon. After being drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 10th round of the 2002 amateur draft, Hammel made his debut on

On To The Next One: Casey Janssen

According to MLB Trade Rumors’ Tim Dierkes, former Toronto Blue Jays closer, Casey Janssen, will now be represented by ACES.   The world’s fourth most valuable MLB sports agency also counts the likes of Dustin Pedroia (Boston Red Sox), Jonathan Papelbon (Philadelphia Phillies) and David Wright (New York Mets) as its

On To The Next One: Heath Bell

Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher, Heath Bell, is in his first year with the club.  On December 1, 2011, he signed a hefty 3-year, $27 million contract with the Miami Marlins, but as was the case with the vast majority of players signed to large contracts with the Marlins, Bell was

On To The Next One: Fernando Rodney

A number of baseball players have left baseball agency ACES in the past few months.  As documented in the article, "How The Melky Cabrera Chaos Is Affecting ACES Baseball Agency," the company owned and managed by brothers Sam and Seth Levinson lost clients Nyjer Morgan and Shane Victorino in the wake of

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (11/9/2012)

Thanks to everyone who voted in the Presidential election.  No matter the party you are registered with nor the presidential candidate you voted for, it is important that you let your voice be heard by submitting a ballot.  And hopefully, no matter if the candidate(s) you voted for won or

Baseball Union Concludes Melky Cabrera’s Agents Were Unaware Of Phony Website Scheme

The following article is a guest contribution by Benjamin Haynes, Esq.   Haynes is a former Division 1 Basketball Player at Oral Roberts University and currently practices law in the State of Florida. Melky Cabrera was suspended for 50 games this past season after he tested positive for testosterone. Back on August 19, 2012,

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (11/2/2012)

I was supposed to be in New York today and speaking at the 4th Annual New York Law School Sports Law Symposium, but Hurricane Sandy has made that impossible.  It is my understanding that the organizers will work hard to reschedule the event, which had an all-star cast of panelists

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (9/14/2012)

Sunday night is the start of the New Year for my fellow Jews.  Happy Rosh Hashanah to those who will be celebrating.  There is not much to celebrate when it comes to South Florida sports.  The Dolphins were destroyed by the Texans, the Marlins season cannot end soon enough, and