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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (10/7/2011)

Wow…what a week.  I officially moved into my new office (send love letters to 175 SW 7th Street, Penthouse Suite 2410, Miami, Florida 33131), and have been busy setting it up while working on behalf of some new, amazing clients.  I have expanded my practice to include quite a few major entertainment figures and was determined not to […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (8/19/2011)

Shabbat Shalom everybody!  I will be heading to the Miami Dolphins vs. Carolina Panthers game tonight to check out some preseason action.  The story of the week (and possibly the year) was easily penned by Charles Robinson at Yahoo! Sports.  His article, Renegade Miami football booster spells out illicit benefits to players, is still one […]

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How Technology Is Assisting Baseball Players & Agents

There is no American sport as statistically driven as baseball.  In fact, there was a book published called Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game written by Michael Lewis (and soon to be a movie on it starring Brad Pitt), which highlights the Oakland A’s focus on new age statistics to create a strong, economical baseball […]

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Arn Tellem/Don Nomura Planning For Yu Darvish’s Posting

Some of the hottest baseball players who are eligible for free agency after the 2011 MLB season include Prince Fielder, Jose Reyes, and Albert Pujols (go here for a list of all 2012 MLB free agents).  However, one of the most sought after baseball players may be someone who is currently in MLB affiliated ball.  His […]

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2011 MLB Draft: Pittsburgh Pirates Bargaining With Boras

The Pittsburgh Pirates will not only have their hands full negotiating with Scott Boras to sign #1 overall pick Gerrit Cole, the club will also aim to come to terms with Texas high school outfielder Josh Bell, who was selected by the Pirates with the #61 overall pick of the 2011 MLB Draft.  Bell could […]

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Jim Bowden Discusses Boras’ Negotiating Power; Disregard For NCAA Rules?

The 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft officially began last night.  One round and Comp Round A is in the books; rounds two through fifty still remain (along with Comp Round B).  Many top picks are advised by Scott Boras, including #1 overall pick Gerritt Cole, Anthony Rendon, Bubba Starling, Alex Meyer, Brian Goodwin, and Josh […]

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Jeff Berry Wants An MLB Rule Change After Buster Posey Hit

Last week, San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey broke a bone in his lower left leg when he was hit by Florida Marlins’ Scott Cousins at home plate.  Posey was blocking the plate in the 12th inning as Cousins reached home, hoping to score the go-ahead run and earn a victory for his team.  In […]

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Howard Kusnick Charged With Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud

While it seems as though the lawsuit filed by Howard A. Kusnick PA against Kellin Deglan (the #22 overall pick in the 2010 MLB Amateur Draft) is stalled (the most recent movement being Deglan filing a new motion to dismiss), Howard Kusnick has his hands full with different court proceedings.  Kusnick, a principal at Double Diamond […]

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Boras Corp. And Legacy Sports Boast Strong 2010/11 Offseasons

Last week, MLBTradeRumors.com speculated as to which baseball agency had the biggest offseason, which Tim Dierkes defined as the period between October 1, 2010 – April 30, 2011.  Adrian Gonzalez signed a mega-contract worth $154 million, and over the past couple of weeks, he has been earning every penny of that deal (while destroying me […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (4/22/2011)

The 2011 NFL Draft kicks off less than a week from today.  In the meantime, be sure to check out the hard work Brandon Thorn has put into his mock draft, big board, and top 5 at each position.  This past week, I was published in NYU’s IP and Entertainment Law Ledger.  The article is […]