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How Will Brands Adopt The College Athlete?

Last week, the NCAA inched closer to a decision on allowing its athletes to earn money from their name, image and likeness. Sports administrators began reviewing recommended rule changes and compensation regulations that will be sent to the NCAA Board of Governors on Monday. The NCAA is hoping these recommendations will lay the groundwork for […]

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Testing The NBA Draft Waters Will Be Much More Difficult For Prospects

Earlier in 2019 the NCAA introduced the NCAA Athlete Agent Certification. It was met with skepticism from both upcoming and aspiring agents as well as industry vets because of the requirements and the fees associated with obtaining certification. With the COVID-19 virus ending the NCAA season early and likely preventing any pre-draft workouts the pathway […]

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2112 Hockey Agency’s New Division Focused On Bringing Overseas Talent to NCAA

Darryl Wolski of 2112 Hockey Agency announced via press release the newly formed College Hockey Family Advisor, a new division aimed at assisting elite players and their families from overseas as they take the next step in their hockey career in North America. College Hockey Family Advisors, CHFA, is focused on providing guidance to overseas […]

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Kansas Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

This is my first post since coming back from a nice weekend vacation to the Bahamas.  I was able to catch the tough loss for Kansas against VCU this weekend.  Let’s not focus too much on that, and instead, look at something promising for Kansas in the near future. What: KU Sports & Entertainment Law […]

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Sports Agents = The Issue de Jour

The following is a guest post from a good friend and extremely intelligent sports business professional, Marc Isenberg (@marcisenberg).  He wrote a great book titled, Money Players, and continues to help student-athletes manage their careers as a part of a new company, INsight Group. College sports has a handful of core problems: “One and done,” […]

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Prospective Baseball Student-Athlete Questionnaire

The main reason why last week I wondered whether Karsten Whitson might be in trouble due to reports of his advisor having direct communication with the San Diego Padres, is because while there are much more pressing concerns for the NCAA to worry about in the other sports under its regulatory umbrella, the association continues […]

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The UNC Football Scandal

Yesterday’s Joe Schad broke a story that the NCAA is investigating the University of North Carolina football program regarding possible rules violations surrounding gifts/benefits received by players from sports agents. As I discuss in my paper, Duties of Sports Agents to Athletes and Statutory Regulations Thereof, SPARTA (the Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act) binds […]

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Rookie Duties: First Intermission Report

As I mentioned last week, this entry marks the 26th week of “Rookie Duties” and to celebrate Darren not pulling the plug on my operation thus far, I wanted to provide you with a little “Best of” edition. I’m hoping that doing so will provide a little perspective on how far things have come in […]

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In-Depth Discussion About NCAA Proposal No. 2009-22

On August 25, I took a peek at a new NCAA proposal, first introduced to me by Anastasios “Tassos” Kaburakis, Ph.D., Attorney at Law and Assistant Professor of Sport Law and Sport Management/Director of Sport Management Graduate Program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  The proposal, with an anticipated adoption date of August 1, 2010, would […]

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Rookie Duties: Waiting is the Hardest Part

Is it just me or is it every week that I leave you with the impression that Matt will have a contract within the next few days?  I’m starting to feel like a Major League closer who just can’t get that final strike in his first big save opportunity – just when I think I’ve […]