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Ohio State Bar Association’s Stance on Agents Engaging in the Unauthorized Practice of Law

I have a new column up at Forbes that talks about the Ohio State Bar Association’s recent stance on agents acting in the capacity of lawyers and possibly engaging in the unauthorized practice of law.  Please click here to read the in-depth article, which brings back memories to Andrew Oliver’s litigation. Here is a small section of […]

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Will Advisor Communication Hurt Karsten Whitson?

I want to start this article by stressing that the point of this article has nothing to do with getting any player in trouble.  The reason that I wrote this post is to once again try to point out how ludicrous the NCAA’s no-agent rule continues to be.  It was struck down by a court […]

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They Still Won’t Let Andy Play

It all started with a simple post with the title, Let Andy Play.  I was lucky enough to be privy to some inside information before many large publications heard any word concerning the indefinite suspension of Oklahoma State pitcher, Andy Oliver, in this year’s baseball NCAA Tournament.  In the beginning, it was a battle of […]


Let Andy Play

To think that the actions of a few attorney agents could be behind the indefinite suspension of Oklahoma State pitcher, Andy Oliver, makes me sick to my stomach. After speaking with various sources on the matter and receiving some interesting documents, I now provide you with a clear picture of the entire situation. Andrew Oliver […]

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World Series Sleaze

Sticking to the theme of baseball (it is MLB Amateur Draft week, after all), could a sports agent be blamed for Oklahoma State’s downfall in this year’s College World Series? It would be too easy to just place blame for an entire team losing a game directly on an agent, but could sleaziness have gone […]