Happy Father’s Day to all the papas celebrating this Sunday. While my Florida Gators have had a few down years in football and basketball, they continue their dominance in baseball. Congrats to the reigning champions on making a fourth consecutive trip to Omaha for the College World Series. The Gators flag is blowing proudly at the front of my house.
This week on Forbes:
(1) Being CEO Of Barstool Sports Means Monitoring 700 Social Media Accounts And Many Sleepless Nights;
(2) New Jersey Prepares To Become 3rd State To Legalize Sports Betting, But Esports Is Left Out;
(3) Gatorade Remains The Sports Fuel Company After A Trademark Win On Fair Use Grounds
And as always, the weekly wrap-up:
- Apparently a ‘high-profile agent’ told Bleacher Report, “Players know the union sucks and are worried about the new CBA” [As NFL Continues to Rake in Revenue, Star Players Are Asking, ‘What About Us?’].
- Nashville Tennessean reporter wants to know “how [Kevin] Dodd’s agent would allow him to miss the previous, voluntary phase when there’s a new coaching staff/fresh start at hand, and when other teams that might consider employing him are paying attention” [Titans’ week: Lewan ditches, Dodd dodges and an unsung player re-emerges].
- Lawsuit against Impact Sports Basketball LLC [Brian Elfus sues former agency for alleged withheld commissions].
- I’ve known for some time that Puma was looking to make a comeback with this year’s NBA Draft [ III poised to defect from Nike to join Puma: report].
- Invitation-only medical exam is supposed to be happening today [Select lottery teams invited to examine Michael Porter Jr.].
- Nothing prevents Murray from having a baseball agent [Breaking down Kyler Murray’s amateur status as a football player post-MLB Draft].
- Jorge Mendes, since 2003 [Who Is Cristiano Ronaldo’s Agent?].