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St. Thomas University Entertainment And Sports Law Symposium

What: St. Thomas University Entertainment and Sports Law Society’s Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium When: Saturday, March 9, 2013 Where: St. Thomas University School of Law (16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054) Schedule and Panels 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Registration 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Introductions 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Intellectual Property […]

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New Legal Scholarship On Conflict Of Interest In Sport

It is with great excitement that I announce the publication of a new law journal article that I wrote in conjunction with Collegiate Sports Advisors co-founder, Jason Belzer, that was released late February.  Titled, An Offer They Should Refuse: Why Conflicts of Interest Raised by Dual Representation among Player Agents is a Major Threat to […]

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Arizona State’s 3rd Annual Conference On Sports & Entertainment Law

What: Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s 3rd Annual Conference on Sports and Entertainment Law When: Saturday, October 27, 2012 (9 a.m. – 6 p.m.) Where: Armstrong Hall Panel: Amateurism Chuck Schmidt (Associate Executive Director, Arizona Interscholastic Association) (Moderator) Timothy Epstein (Partner, SmithAmundsen) Darren Heitner (Attorney, Wolfe Law Miami P.A + Writer at Forbes) Marc […]

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A Win For Bloggers’ Freedom Of Speech (And Me)

On May 31, 2011, an article titled, “Howard Kusnick Charged With Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud” was published on this website. The article stated that Howard Kusnick was a principal at baseball agency, Double Diamond Sports Management. Later that day, Double Diamond’s counsel, Gregory & Clark, PLLC, sent a “Libel Letter/Take Down Notice” to me, […]

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DePaul Sports Law Symposium 2012

What: DEPAUL JOURNAL OF SPORTS LAW & CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS 2012 Symposium – MONEY & SPORTS: ECONOMIC REALITIES OF BEING AN ATHLETE When: Friday, March 2, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (Networking: 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.) Where: Room 8005 of the DePaul Center, located at 1 East Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604-2287 9:00 – 9:05 AM Symposium […]

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My Jerry Maguire-esque Moment?

On December 31, 2007, I became formally licensed as an athlete agent (commonly referred to as “sports agent”) by my home state of Florida.  The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations provided me Athlete Agent License #721 in return for my payment of an initial fee in excess of $1,300.  Since that point in […]

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Top 10 Sports Agents to Follow on Twitter

At this stage in the social media “game,” casual and passionate Twitter users know how to find their favorite athletes on the Twittersphere. In fact, Twitter has become infamous as a place where athletes, to their benefit and detriment, share their innermost thoughts. Many athletes have extended their brand recognition by being active on twitter […]

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NFL Lockout Fallout: Players Taking High-Risk Loans

The biggest fallout from the NFL Lockout thus far is not the opening of some sports agent Wild Wild West, where agents are prying clients from one another’s grasp at any chance they get.  If anything, that sort of atmosphere already existed and did not change much with the decertification of the NFL Players Association […]

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2011 Southwestern Law School Sports Law Symposium

I recently received a Tweet from someone asking where there are very few West Coast Sports Law Symposiums.  If you are on the West Coast, this is one you certainly will not want to miss (and I am not just saying that because I am moderating a panel). What: Business of Amateur Sports Symposium at […]

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Suffolk University Law School Sports Law Panel

What: Panel – Ethics in Athlete Representation When: Friday, April 15 (6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.) Where: Suffolk University Law School This panel discussion will focus on the ethical dilemmas amateur athletes, agents, and Universities face in today’s society.  The panel’s ultimate goal is to open up a dialogue that is aimed at curtailing unscrupulous agent […]