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The Struggling Economy and its Effect on Free-Agent Signings

Buster Olney of ESPN reported that, “There is a growing feeling within the industry that the nation’s economic struggles are going to have a major impact on the decisions of some teams. Some executives and agents believe a lot of teams might shy away from long-term obligations knowing that the disposable income of many of […]

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Which City Most Deserves a Pro Sports Team?

Recently debate has heated up regarding bringing a professional hockey or basketball team to Hartford, Connecticut. Since the Hartford Whalers left the city in 1997, Hartford has been without a major professional franchise. Back in 1999 there was hope that the New England Patriots would move to the city, but that deal fell through. Personally, […]

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Success of UConn Football Program Sparks Interest in Sports Agent Business in Connecticut

Jason Millman of, wrote an interesting article this past week regarding Robinson and Cole’s plan to pursue a sports business practice. I wrote an article a few weeks back on this story, and it seems that as the University of Connecticut’s football team continues to excel, the sports agent business in Connecticut has received […]


Odd Man Out: USC Left Out of BCS Title Game?

Take my word for it, this will be the year that the BCS comes crashing down. Do you want to know why?  The USC Trojans, the top ranked and most talented team in the country, could fail to make the BCS Championship Game despite an undefeated record. Imagine what implications that would have on the […]

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StubHub’s FanProtect Guarantee

This Sunday my beloved Yankees play their final game at the old Yankee Stadium.  I have been a diehard Yankee fan my whole life and have been to the stadium countless times.  Yet never was I more excited to attend a game then this Sunday’s home finale against the Orioles.  I knew it was going […]

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Culpepper Retiring from the NFL

Daunte Culpepper announced on Wednesday morning that he would be retiring from football at the age of 31. Culpepper announced his decision in an e-mail stating: “After taking a long look at my career and my personal convictions, I have decided to begin early retirement from the NFL effective immediately. Since the beginning of training […]

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Big Law Firm to Enter Sports Agent Business

Mega law firm Robinson & Cole recently announced its intention to enter the sports agent business in Connecticut. Robinson & Cole, a national firm with offices in Hartford, Stamford, Boston, White Plains, New York, New London, Sarasota and Albany, confirmed rumors on Wednesday that they are considering an attempt to enter the sports agent business. […]

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Cries of Collusion

With the today’s Major League baseball trade deadline looming, Barry Bonds is still a free agent.  Yes, Barry Bonds, possibly the greatest player of our generation, if not the greatest player in the history of Major League Baseball, cannot find work.  Bonds led the major leagues last year with a .480 O.B.P., a 1.045 O.P.S. and […]