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Brand-Led Recruiting Has Arrived in College Football

The era of marketability in college recruiting is here.  Early last week, the NCAA announced their support of recommendations that would allow college athletes to earn money from their name, image and likeness. What came next inevitably will be remembered as the match that lit the brand-led recruitment fire.  BRANDS ATTRACT TALENT Recruiting in college […]

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The Actors Behind Georgia Tech’s Punishment

Last week, Georgia Tech lost its 2009 ACC Conference Championship, was told that it has to pay a $100,000 fine, and is on 4-years of probation all because the NCAA found out that a friend of an employee of an Atlanta, Georgia sports agency provided impermissible benefits to a football player on that 2009 football team.  Actually, […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (1/28/2011)

I am heading to Tampa for the weekend to experience Gasparilla for the first time.  While everyone has been complaining about the snow, it has been absolutely beautiful down here in South Florida.  Hate to rub it in, but it feels real good.  Here are a couple of clips (Part 1/Part 2) from last weekend’s […]

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Who Is Chris Hawkins?

Who is Chris Hawkins?  He says he is not an agent, but the NCAA, which suspended University of Georgia stand-out wide receiver A.J. Green for four games because he sold his jersey to Hawkins for $1,000, has no problem labeling Hawkins as an agent. Is he a financial advisor?  A memorabilia collector?  If he just […]

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2010 NBA Mock Draft

We all do it, right? It’s the end of your team’s season, they have either been eliminated from playoff contention or been eliminated in a less than thrilling fashion in the playoffs, by for example, waking three sleeping giants in Celtics jerseys. July 1st seems to be the date that begins the changing of the NBA […]

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NBA Early Entry Deadline

Today is the deadline for all NCAA basketball players to either withdraw their name from NBA draft, or go through with the decision and continue to see where their stock lands them. With the NBA playoffs starting to finally matter, the fourteen teams that were not invited to the party have been playing the “Whom […]

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Let’s Make a Deal: Derrick Morgan

First off, I’d like to thank everyone who commented on the initial Let’s Make a Deal post; great job keeping the conversation going! Here is the second installment, so get your research done and hit me with some counter-offers! Derrick Morgan, DE, Georgia Tech 6’4″, 272 pounds 1st round, 2nd overall selection to the Detroit Lions […]