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Video Gamers

Representation of “Cyber Athletes”?

On Sunday, 60 minutes ran a story on Johnathan Wendel, who they proclaim is the best video gamer in the world. He makes his living playing video games, has been a pro for 6 years, and has won over $300,000 from tournaments alone. But how is this a sport and where is the money to […]

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Contract Negotiation Sports Agents

“This Is Not a Game” by CFO Magazine

I happened to stumble across a superb article over at CFO Magazine. Many prominent Sports Agents took part in making 4-page piece possible. It is from the current, January 2006 Issue, and is definitely worth taking a look at. (btw: Anna’s picture was not only placed on this thread for eye-candy…but also because her contract […]

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MLB Players MLB Rules Sports Agents Sports Law

Want to be an MLB agent? (Part I…of many)

The sport that I am most interested in is baseball, but I do love all sports (except for hockey…which is more like a bloodbath with a puck that shuffles around on ice…I kid). Anyway, I figure that I will tackle the important aspects of the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) today and leave the […]

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Comments option should be fixed

Thank you to our readers who pointed out that our comments option was acting up. Recently, you were not able to see who had posted a comment on each thread.  That problem should be fixed for all future posts.  If by chance you notice that there is a problem, please do not hesitate to e-mail […]

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College Football Players NFL Players NFL Teams

Mel Kiper’s initial prediction

Mel Kiper’s current prediction on how the draft will turn out (* means underclassman): 1. Houston — *Reggie Bush, RB, USC 2. New Orleans — Matt Leinart, QB, Southern California 3. Tennessee — *Vince Young, QB, Texas 4. New York Jets — D’Brickashaw Ferguson, OT, Virginia 5. Green Bay — *Mario Williams, DE, NC State […]

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Colleges Sports Law

Law Schools that specialize in Sports Law

While there definitely are many Law Schools in America that allow you to specialize in Sports Law during your 3rd year of Law School, throughout my life, I have heard of three Law Schools that have exceptional Sports Law programs. Those schools are Tulane, Marquette, and Duke. Tulane’s “Sports Lawyers Journal” is known throughout the […]

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Sports Law

The Sports Lawyers Association

The Sports Lawyers Association is a website for “practicing lawyers, law educators, law students, and other professionals with an interest in law relating to professional and amateur sports.” It is a nonprofit organization headed by Kenneth Shropshire, author of The Business of Sports Agents, a book that I feel is a must for any future […]

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Sports Law

Want to be an NBA agent?

Since we discussed the rules and regulations for NFL agents, it is only proper that we explore the other major professional leagues in America. In order to represent a basketball player, a person must first become registered as an NBPA Player Agent. You must have a degree from a 4 year University or have “sufficient” […]

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The O.C. – How does it relate?

For all you manly men who watch the O.C. on Fox Thursday nights at 9PM, tonight we found out that Taylor Townsend’s mother is a Sports Agent. See, women are growing in the profession!…even in primetime fictional dramas. [tags]O.C., sports agent[/tags]

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Welcome to those Overseas!

First of all, I am getting tired of this being a one-way line of communication. I am averaging 60 unique visits per day (we’re up to 673 visits and 1,367 page views since the New Year)…at least some of you have to have some sort of beliefs on some of the topics presented. Post some […]