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Duke Law School’s 2nd Annual Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium

What: Duke Law School’s 2nd Annual Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium – The Business: Recent Developments and New Challenges in Sports, Entertainment and the Law When: March 16, 2012 (9:00 a.m. –  5:00 p.m.) Where: Duke Law School 3043 (map) Schedule of Events 9:00 – 9:20: Registration and Networking Breakfast 9:20 – 9:30: Opening Remarks 9:30 – 10:15: Collective Bargaining Panel […]

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The Man Behind Pablo Sandoval

On June 19, 2008, Gustavo “Gus” Vasquez entered my life via an email he sent me, introducing himself as a certified baseball agent looking for the opportunity to work at a company where he could take his clients and know they would be in good hands.  At the time, he claimed to “have” 3 players […]

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Tailwind Sports and Entertainment Hires Peter Webb

It is with great pleasure that I get to announce that my friend Peter Webb has officially accepted a new job with Tailwind Sports and Entertainment.  He will will join Tailwind as Co-Head of the company’s Sports and Entertainment Division. Tailwind is a full-service sports and entertainment consulting firm that is based in Scottsdale with […]

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ASU Sports & Entertainment Law Conference

What: Arizona State University Sports & Entertainment Law Conference When: Saturday, October 30, 2010 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) Where: Armstrong Hall at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University Topic: A-Rod to Jay-Z: Sports and Entertainment Law in the 21st Century. Speakers will present articles that will be published in […]

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Did Gregg Clifton Leave Gaylord Because Of Negative Publicity For Agents?

Last week, I reported that Gaylord Sports lost a baseball agent to a law firm.  That baseball agent is Gregg Clifton, and he left to go practice at Jackson Lewis, a firm that specializes in labor and employment issues.  Many people in the industry believe that Clifton did not necessarily leave voluntarily, and that he […]