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From Draft Day to Pay Day

Productive NFL players and their agents beam at the thought of contract negotiations. When players become free agents, they are faced with a unique opportunity to sign life-changing deals. Agents do their job in ensuring these players get the best possible contracts. There are many details and clauses in an NFL contract that an agent […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/16/2016)

I’m tired. I spent the entire week in Brooklyn for depositions in a pending federal court trademark infringement lawsuit. Now, I’m on a plan headed to Las Vegas for a bachelor party. I guess life could be worse! How about those Miami Dolphins? Always finding a way to choke. Story of my life rooting for […]

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NFL Players

Carolina Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton Injured In Car Crash

Simon Armstrong is a freelance sports writer who has specialized in the major professional sports leagues of North American and Canada. Along with playing sport, in his spare time Simon enjoys watching movies, traveling and cooking. It has been reported that NFL star player Cam Newton has sustained a mild-back injury in a suspected car […]

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NFL Week Five: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good New Orleans Saints – The Saints, Chiefs, and Broncos are the only undefeated teams left in the league. While the Chiefs and Broncos have had a relatively easy road to 5-0, the Saints have quality wins over the Dolphins, Bears, and Falcons. Last […]

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Headline Sports Law

New Alabama Uniform Athlete Agent Law May Include Cam Newton Clause

The Alabama Uniform Athlete Agents law may soon be modified.  Alabama state Senators Gerald Allen and Gerald Dial have sponsored a bill, which has already been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee, that would change the definition of an “agency contract.”  If passed, an agency contract will also be established if a student-athlete authorizes a third party to “negotiate […]

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Headline Sports Law

NCAA Amateurism Cabinet Seeks To Expand Definition Of Sports Agent

In the past year, states like Tennessee, have taken great efforts to expand their definitions of “sports agents” within their respective athlete agent laws.  Whether or not new states’ legislation will actually bring a change to states’ enforcement of the regulations remains to be seen. Last week, the NCAA revealed that it too has begun […]

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New Tennessee Athlete Agent Law Accounts For Cecil Newton, Will Lyles, Runners, Etc.

The Athlete Agent Reform Act of 2011, a new sports agent law in Tennessee, took effect four days ago on July 1, 2011.  With the new law in place, Tennessee becomes the most recent state to strengthen penalties with regards to illegal activities by sports agents.  As with other states, there is no indication that the […]

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Trainer Take: Time Off To Take Off

First, I want to apologize for the delay in blogs and topics. We had a great NBA Pre-Draft Class here at IMG Academies. Doubling business is good, but I guess I forgot about the double work part. The initial set of blogs brought both praise and backlash from varying fields. “Trainer” can have so many […]

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Corking The Cam Newton Loophole, A Sweeping Suggestion

I am happy to announce that the article I co-authored with Jeffrey F. Levine titled, “Corking the Cam Newton Loophole, a Sweeping Suggestion,” has been published in Volume 2, Number 2 of the Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law.  Jeff and I wrote the article after Auburn Tigers’ All-American quarterback Cam Newton was accused […]