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Morgan Stanley Approved by NFLPA as Institutional Financial Advisor

Morgan Stanley was recently announced as the official “Institutional Financial Advisor” participant of the NFL Players’ Association (“NFLPA”). The partnership was made public last Friday, August 7, 2020, as Morgan Stanley will provide wealth management guidance to the members of the NFLPA through the organization’s Financial Advisors Registration Program.  CNBC reported that Sandra Richards will […]

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Jameis Winston Severs Ties With Another Agent

Per Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Jameis Winston has parted ways with his agent, Joel Segal of Lagardere Sports. Winston signed a one-year, $1.1 million contract with the Saints this summer, which experts agree was far below the market-value. Segal has been Winston’s agent since 2018, and was brought on during Winston’s three-game […]

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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 […]