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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/28/2014)

It’s Great To Be A Florida Gator.  I was in Gainesville the last time the Gators men’s basketball team won a couple of championships, and I remember the joy I felt watching that team destroy the competition.  It may be more gratifying watching this year’s team, albeit many miles away, which is undoubtedly less talented […]

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The UFL Is Destined For Darkness

The writing was on the wall.  When it was announced earlier this year that the United Football League’s (UFL) training camp would be suspended for 30 days and its regular season games were pushed back a month, I started to wonder just how much longer the fledgling league had in it.  The UFL had been struggling for […]

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The Not So Wild West

The Western Conference playoffs had such promise when the regular season ended. A young Oklahoma City team got an unlucky draw against the big bad Lakers, a coach Karl-less Nuggets team faced the insignificant Jazz, the ever so delicate Trail Blazers tried to finally make a splash against that old Canadian guy in Phoenix. Oh, […]

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The Fro-Hawk

“Friends don’t let friends wear the FroHawk. If you are a soon to be pro athlete and are considering hiring an agent. Just do the “FroHawk Search”. If they have any clients with Fro Hawks, pick a different agent.” Those are the words of Mark Cuban from his blog,  Despite his legal troubles with […]

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Mark Cuban’s Complaint

As you might have heard by now, billionaire entrepreneur and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban, has encountered a problem. On Monday, Cuban was issued a civil complaint by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in federal court in Dallas, Texas. The complaint charged Cuban with insider trading regarding his sale of 600,000 shares […]

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Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries, Los Angeles

What: Forum for Entertainment and Sports Industries annual meeting (brought to you by the American Bar Association) Where: Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA When: Friday, October 17th, meetings 8AM-6PM, and Saturday, October 18th, 9AM-12PM Some Meeting Topics Include: Merchandising and Licensing Artists and Athletes Investment Management Agent, Managers and Representatives Sports Industry […]

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Get Yourself A Sports Business Job

On May 25, I looked into job availability in the sports world and found that my previous beliefs had been contradicted; qualified candidates have more than enough opportunity to break into the business of sports.  My disclaimer, though, was important to read: just because there are a bunch of new sports business jobs being created […]