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The Actors Behind Georgia Tech’s Punishment

Last week, Georgia Tech lost its 2009 ACC Conference Championship, was told that it has to pay a $100,000 fine, and is on 4-years of probation all because the NCAA found out that a friend of an employee of an Atlanta, Georgia sports agency provided impermissible benefits to a football player on that 2009 football team.  Actually, […]

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On To The Next One: Michael Johnson

When news broke in July 2009 that Michael Johnson, the 3rd round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals, had signed before the team was about to report to camp, Richard Kopelman‘s name was listed as Johnson’s agent.  He negotiated a $863,000 guaranteed (with a total maximum value of $3.47 million) contract for his client.  Kopelman was also there […]