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NFL Policy and Community Amidst COVID-19

All major American sports have been adjusting on the fly to the global pandemic our world faces. Adam Silver, Commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA), was the first to take significant action, suspending the NBA season on March 11th. His swift decision came on the heels of the postponement of an individual game after […]

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Roc Nation Sports Announces 2020 Draft Class

Roc Nation Sports (RNS) announced the class of athletes they signed for representation as the NFL draft approaches. The class consists of four players from four different schools, with the potential to boast at least two first-round picks. They are Andrew Thomas, offensive tackle from Georgia, Julian Okwara, edge rusher from Notre Dame, CJ Henderson, […]

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Group Of NFL Agents Urged To Stay Solid And United After Reading NFLPA Memo

There are two sides to every story. That is apparently true with regard to a meeting held between roughly sixty National Football League players and six certified Contract Advisors a couple of weeks ago in Key Biscayne, Florida. As I reported on March 16, the NFL Players Association had followed up the meeting attended by […]

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NFL PLAYERS Requesting Marketing Representation Notices (MRNs)

A couple of weeks ago, the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) announced that hereafter, all players with exclusive marketing representatives authorized to review and negotiate opportunities facilitated by NFL PLAYERS must submit official, original Marketing Representation Notices (MRNs).  Players must also notify NFL PLAYERS should they change marketing reps.  NFL PLAYERS is the NFL Players […]

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The Business of Football: Rookie Edition Agenda

At the end of May, the NFL cancelled its yearly rookie symposium, which is open to all players selected in that year’s NFL Draft.  Historically, topics discussed at the symposium have included financial planning, indoctrination into the NFL, and how to be a professional on and off the field.  But then the NFL Players Association […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (6/17/2011)

I do not watch much hockey at all, but I did tune in to see Game 7 between the Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks.  The aftermath viewed through multiple pictures and videos is disheartening.  But it goes to show you just how powerful and meaningful sports and individual franchises can be to the general […]

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Four NFL Players Help Children In El Salvador

If you combine the weight of Aaron Kampman (Jacksonville Jaguars), Russell Allen (Jacksonville Jaguars), Craig Terrill (Seattle Seahawks), and Jordy Nelson (Green Bay Packers), you have something that weighs approximately 1,000 pounds.  Yet the enormous size of those four NFL players does not compare to the size of their hearts.  Each one of them have […]

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NFL Players Must Halt Borrowing Money At Unconscionable Rates

My friend Rand Getlin recently wrote a story about “cash-strapped NFL players seeking high-risk ‘lockout loans.’”  In his article, Getlin raised many good points, the most salient one being that players need to be very careful of who they work with to secure loans, and more importantly, the interest rates associated with those loans.  Just last […]

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No NFL Rookie Symposium, Player Education Programs

No preseason or regular season NFL games have been cancelled due to the NFL Lockout to date, but the Lockout has its first couple of victims: the rookie symposium and the joint NFL/NFLPA player education programs held annually at Ivy League universities. Every year, all players selected in the NFL Draft are invited to the […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (5/20/2011)

This wrap-up is coming to you live from the Sports Lawyers Association’s Annual Conference in Washington D.C.  I will actually be leaving D.C. tonight to head back to Florida and attend a wedding on Saturday (the conference goes through Saturday).  Who do you think the Cleveland Cavaliers will take with the #1 and #4 overall […]