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HBO To Air Documentary On Rise and Fall of Former Successful Sports Radio Host

Craig Carton was living the dream of every sports fan — talking about sports for a living in the country’s biggest media market on a wildly successful morning radio show, WFAN’s “Boomer and Carton.” Until his world crumbled.  “Wild Card: The Downfall of a Radio Loudmouth,” from HBO Sports and StreetSmartVideo, will detail Carton’s rise […]

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AFL Agents Banned From Betting

The Courier Mail is reporting that the Australian Football League Player’s Association (AFLPA) has decided to join the AFL in combating gambling. After much discussion, all accredited AFL Agents will be banned from betting on AFL matches. However, there is a twist. Instead of the AFL itself handing down the penalties for the breaches, Agents […]

Headline Sports Law

Seton Hall 2012 Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

What: Seton Hall Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law 2012 Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium When: March 1, 2012 (4:00 p.m.) Where: One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102 (map) The event will address emerging legal issues concerning internet gambling and reality television. PANEL 1 — INTERNET GAMBLING (4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Panel 1 will focus on recent internet gambling […]

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Authors Wanted For Upcoming Sports Law Book

The Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association is seeking authors for an upcoming book focusing on issues and topics in Sports Law.  Individual chapters within the book will focus on the following subjects: NCAA and college/university athletic rules Arena football Right of publicity and privacy of athletes Doping […]

Sports Agents Sports Law

Should Player Agents Be Banned From Gambling?

The Australian has reported that the National Rugby League (NRL) is seeking to ban Player Agents from betting on NRL matches. This comes in the wake of an alleged incident involving a first try bet in a Round 24 match last year with questionable bets being placed on the game. Player Agent Sam Ayoub was […]

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Ted Forstmann Of IMG Accused Of Making Wagers On Tennis Matches

Would there be any problem if I placed a bet on the outcome of tonight’s Phillies vs. Giants game?  What if I had placed a bet on one of Clint Robinson’s (a client of mine) games this past regular season?  Is there a difference between the two? Yesterday, I read a report that Ted Forstmann, […]

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Skillful Planning or Lucky Break? Fantasy Football’s Unique Ruling

As training camps across the NFL come to a close and Week 1 just around the corner, we think about all that is great with the sport of football. The anticipation for a Sunday morning kickoff, the feeling that this could be the year, the marriage of Ochocinco and Ochouno, and of course, another Brett […]

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Interview With The Agent: Per Hagen

Per Hagen founded the player agency Poker Icons ( in 2006, and just recently, Vegas Group merged with the company. Per is a Norwegian (34) who lives in the suburbs outside of Oslo. He is married and has a daughter (8). Per has been working as an executive sales director for many years and has a […]

NBA Players

Helping You Lose Your Money Effectively

Rick Reilly recently got a large stipend to move his belongings from Sports Illustrated to the Bristol-based company, ESPN.  Since he arrived at the World Wide Leader in Sports, I have not been wowed with any of his pieces.  Finally, I can find some interest in one of his write-ups.  Reilly just penned a piece […]

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Gambling With Your Career

After the whole Tim Donaghy scandal, it would be smart if athletes decided to stop gambling, at least for a while. Even though there is very little stopping audiences from using websites like nettikasinot to put a few wagers on here and there, and the fact that you can now use cryptocurrency so no […]