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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/23/2015)

With the Superbowl just over a week away, it’s always interesting to see what the headlines are leading up to the game. “Deflategate” seems to have taken over both traditional and social media. Personally, I think it will only benefit the ratings that the SuperBowl will have. Darren has returned from his trip to Peru […]

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North Carolina Sports Agent Scandal Receives New Date for Hearing

The date has been set for the next hearing in the North Carolina sport agent scandal in which 5 people have been charged with violating North Carolina’s Uniform Athlete Agent’s Act by providing benefits to former University of North Carolina student-athletes.  The defendants in this case include a UNC tutor as well as Georgia-based agent […]

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RECAP: Inaugural Carolina Sport Business & Fitness Expo

The following recap was written by Belmont University Law School student and aspiring sports/entertainment agent Mark J. Burns. This past weekend, the Carolina Sport Business Club hosted its first annual Carolina Sport Business and Fitness Expo (CSFE).  It was actually the first of four sports business conferences and career fairs on my plate this semester, and it […]

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UNC Takes Agent Policies To New Laughable Level

“This stuff is so good u can’t make this stuff up.”  That’s what a football agent wrote to me in an email sent four days ago, including a forwarded message from Paul Pogge, Associate Athletic Director at the University of North Carolina.  The message’s subject was “UNC Agent and Advisor Program,” and the body of […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (11/23/2012)

I hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving and that all readers enjoy a relaxing and enjoyable weekend.  I am going to see the new(ish) James Bond today.  The weather is absolutely gorgeous in Florida; it’s no wonder that I, and practically every athlete, chooses to live here.  Some of my recent Forbes stories include: (1) […]

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Jeff Schwartz Early Favorite To Represent Austin Rivers And Tyler Zeller

On Saturday, Duke and UNC met at Cameron Indoor Stadium to play in what ended up being a lopsided game with UNC earning an easy victory over the Blue Devils. While the game itself was not highly enjoyable to watch, it was fun to observe many future NBA players on the court at the same […]

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North Carolina DT Quinton Coples Signs With Allegiant Athletic Agency

Congratulations are in order for Chad Speck and Thomas Sims of Allegiant Athletic Agency (a3).  The agents have recently signed University of North Carolina Chapel-Hill defensive tackle Quinton Coples, who is likely to be a first round selection in the 2012 NFL Draft.  a3 has experienced nice success in its football and basketball divisions over the past three […]

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2012 College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Conference Call For Papers

Every year, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill hosts the College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Conference.  Its stated mission is to “Provide students, scholars, and college-sport practitioners a public forum to discuss relevant and timely intercollegiate-athletics issues.”  For information regarding panel discussions and attendees from the 2011 CSRI Conference, click here. The 2012 CSRI Conference will […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (10/28/11)

Halloween is on Monday, but most people I know are celebrating this Saturday.  Any good costume ideas?  About to jump into speaking season, as I will be traveling to New York Law School next Friday and then hopping on a flight that night so that I can lend my words to the attendees of Arizona […]

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North Carolina And NCAA Fighting Over Access To Documents

On July 29, 2011, North Carolina’s Secretary of State Elaine Marshall issued a subpoena, which asked for documents and records from the NCAA regarding findings from the NCAA’s investigation of past NFLPA agent activity on the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s campus.  The NCAA’s investigation has undoubtedly focused on names like  former UNC associate head coach John Blake, the late […]