Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/29/17)

Wow what a week it has been with all of the developments in the basketball bribery scandal that is being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and investigated by the FBI. The agent community has been buzzing ever since the announcement of the investigation

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/25/2016)

I hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving. Earlier this week, I made my first trip to Mexico City and watched the Oakland Raiders beat the Houston Texans. Overall, it was enjoyable. However, the traffic and parking was a pain, and the paper airplanes as well as green lasers hitting the

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (2/15/2013)

I hope everybody had a lovely Valentine's Day.  I am looking forward to head up to New York next week to speak at the 4th Annual New York Law School Sports Law Symposium.  Slight change: I will be speaking on the Concussion Litigation panel as opposed to the Negotiating Media

Football Agents/Lawyers Ralph Cindrich and John Phillips Engage in Twitter Fight

Last week, football agent and lawyer Ralph Cindrich went on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and publicly chastised current University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban and NCAA President Mark Emmert.  As Sports Agent Blog contributor Benjamin Haynes noted, Cindrich believes Saban is cheating and breaking NCAA rules, but offered no direct evidence to prove

“Come After Me, Big Guy” – Ralph Cindrich

The following article is a guest contribution by Benjamin Haynes, Esq.   Haynes is a former Division 1 Basketball Player at Oral Roberts University and currently practices law in the State of Florida. Ralph Cindrich is a sports agent in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Recently, Ralph has come out with some very aggressive comments directed towards

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/27/2012)

I am extremely excited for the start of the 2012 Summer Olympics.  But this Dan Wetzel story really makes me think little of the International Olympic Committee.  The Economist notes that there is a revival of Judaism with a neat map that my undergrad professor of "Geography of the Jewish Population" (that