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NCAA Clarifies Social Networking Rules For Agents

The NCAA took notice of a recent popular post on this blog: Coaches Can Talk To Athletes On Twitter/FB. What About Agents? Not only was the post published, but I tried reaching out to the NCAA on Twitter to answer the question.  A week and a half went by with absolutely no communication, and then […]

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Coaches Headline Social Networking

Coaches Can Talk To Athletes On Twitter/FB. What About Agents?

The NCAA has formally approved the use of Twitter for recruiting purposes.  This is definitely big news for college coaches, who will use Twitter to sent direct messages to high school recruits.  But what about agents?  Agents are bound by strict NCAA regulations that prohibit contact with a student athletes until a certain point of […]

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Rep Your Alma Mater

I was born in Florida, raised in Florida, earned a Bachelors of Arts degree at the University of Florida, and I am going into my third and final year of law school at the University of Florida.  There are many reasons for my choosing to go to UF for law school, one of which being […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (4/10/09)

Hey Jews…enjoying Passover yet?  Nothing like some matzoh pizza.  Bored at work?  Play a game that allows you to choose whether to hit the gym or juice it up.  I am spending most of this Passover weekend up in Tallahassee with my girlfriend and her parents.  Only a couple of weeks until the NFL Draft.  […]

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Recruiting

Dan Wetzel Is Attacking Corruption In College Sports

Dan Wetzel, currently of Yahoo! Sports, is one of my favorite journalists.  In my opinion, some of his best pieces include, By the rules The Wetzel plan Letter of Intent benefits schools, not athletes And his recent provocative pieces… Agents and AAU: Unrequited Love Probe: UConn violated NCAA rules I guarantee that his most recent […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (4/4/09)

Andrew Johnson absolutely killed it at his workout with the Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints on hand.  Dynasty is two-years-old today.  Happy birthday to us.  Become a fan of Dynasty on Facebook.  Looking like we will have at least one client start in AA this year and a few at High A.  Austin’s busy […]

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Coaches Colleges Headline Recruiting Sports Law

Education Is Still The Answer

Earlier this week, Andy Katz of ESPN wrote about a subject that I have covered many times on this blog: the proliferation of runners in the college basketball community.  The main subject of the article was Blake Griffin, who every analyst and self-proclaimed analyst has being picked by whatever team ends up with the #1 […]