A Day In Sports History: Los Angeles & The Super Sports Equinox

The City of Angeles has been regarded as a global mecca for sports and entertainment for decades. This past week, this trend continued with one of the most unique circumstances in United States sports history. This was the first time that this situation has occurred. On Sunday, October 28th, Los Angeles, California was host to […]

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California Hearing Considers Effectiveness Of Athlete Agent Law

Last week, the Select Committee on Sports and Entertainment in the California State Senate held a hearing titled, Protecting Student Athletes from Unscrupulous Athlete Agents at the Los Angeles Coliseum to discuss the state’s athlete agent law known as the Miller-Ayala Athlete Agents Act, and what, if any, changes should be made to the law.  Speakers included former […]

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The Avenues Of Sports Law: Breaking Into The Industry

What: Symposium: The Avenues of Sports Law: Breaking into the Industry When: Saturday March 5th from 10 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. (Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.) Where: Loyola Law School, Robinson Courtroom (First floor in the Girardi Building). Parking is free at Loyola Law School in downtown Los Angeles at 919 Albany Street. (map) This […]

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Conference On Gamer Technology Law

What: The Sixth Annual Two-Day Conference on Gamer Technology Law When: March 31 – April 1, 2011 Where: Renaissance Los Angeles Hotel in Los Angeles, California (map) – Can also attend via Webcast. Thursday, March 31, 2011 8:00 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30 am: Introduction and Overview Seth J. Steinberg, Esq., Program Co-Chair Digital Arts Law / […]

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Aiming For The Top! – Episode 1: From Humble Beginnings

This is an in depth weekly series that chronicles the quest of a boutique hockey agency, VSM Hockey, to reach the top of the NHL hockey agent world. Its story is narrated by its president and founder, Nikolaï Ray. Hello everyone! Welcome to the world of VSM Hockey. We are entering our 3rd year of […]

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Dave Stewart’s Comments On Matt Kemp In Los Angeles

Matt Kemp is not having the season he or I would have liked him to have.  I took him with the first pick in my fantasy baseball league, and my current spot in the standings reflects his drop in production from last year.  Kemp is striking out a lot more when he is up at […]

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Sports & Entertainment?

The line between sports and entertainment continues to blur.  More agencies are starting to realize that it makes sense to try to build both practices at the same time, as they will risk losing their biggest sports clients if they do not develop valuable relationships in the entertainment space.  You don’t want to spend money […]

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Manny Being Demanding

Every day, ESPN informs us that something new has happened in the Manny Ramirez/Scott Boras/Ned Colletti/Los Angeles Dodgers negotiations, yet nothing has changed.  No deal has been made and Manny/Boras have little leverage; the baseball economy has shrunk and teams are not willing to spend THAT much money.  Sure, the Yankees have spent a great […]

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From the Gridiron to the Golden Globes….Maybe

Do you remember the days when guys like Jim Brown and Carl Weathers brought their NFL toughness to the big screen?  Well I don’t, because I’m too young, but that’s beside the point.  I still enjoy watching Carl Weathers and Stallone go at it every time I watch the Rocky series, which is on marathon-style […]

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Chargers Look To WMG

The Seattle Supersonics left the state of Washington to relocate the franchise to Oklahoma City only months ago.  The move brought a lot of drama, and pain to Seattle fans.  Since losing the Los Angeles Rams franchise in 1994, the city of Los Angeles has been shopping for a potential NFL team to represent the […]