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CAA Sports Acquires Fermata Partners

Talent and sports agency powerhouse Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Sports has acquired the consumer licensing agency Fermata Partners, according to SportsBusiness Daily. Both parties seem to be excited about the new venture. CAA Sports strengthens its already premiere client list with more branding and licensing, while Fermata Partners gains access to some of the top […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/13/15)

This week marked the start of the NFL new league year, as well as free agency, and it did not disappoint. In my opinion, this was the most active free agency, with many top players being moved, that I have ever seen. Drew Rosenhaus certainly enjoyed the week as he had more clients signed than […]

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2015 Oregon Law Summer Sports Institute

What: Oregon Law Summer Sports Institute Where: University of Oregon School of Law When: July 6- August 7, 2015 Description Applications are live for the 2015 Oregon Law Summer Sports Institute.  The 2015 Oregon Law Summer Sports Institute provides you with a full roster of engaging and educational coursework, guest lectures, and out of the […]

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University of Oregon Sports & Entertainment Law Conference

What: University of Oregon’s 2015 Sports & Entertainment Law Conference When: Friday, February 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Where: Rose Room of the Moda Center – One North Center Court, Portland, OR 97227 Description The Sports and Entertainment Law Conference is put on by the Sports and Entertainment Law Forum [a student-run organization] at the […]

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University of Oregon School of Law Sports Law Symposium

What: University of Oregon School of Law Sports and Entertainment Law Forum – The Changing Face of Athletics and Entertainment in the Northwest When: Friday January, 27 2012 Where: White Stag Building, Portland, Oregon (map) Schedule: 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.: Registration 9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: Panel Presented by Schwabe, Williamson, & Wyatt: Entertainment in the Northwest  […]

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New Tennessee Athlete Agent Law Accounts For Cecil Newton, Will Lyles, Runners, Etc.

The Athlete Agent Reform Act of 2011, a new sports agent law in Tennessee, took effect four days ago on July 1, 2011.  With the new law in place, Tennessee becomes the most recent state to strengthen penalties with regards to illegal activities by sports agents.  As with other states, there is no indication that the […]

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Former Sports Agent Josh Luchs Speaks, Tweets

Last year, Josh Luchs (the topic of George Dohrmann’s Sports Illustrated piece) revealed Luchs’ paying money and providing other benefits to recruits throughout his sports agent career.  Luchs later lost his NFLPA Contract Advisor certification (which surprised no one), but it gave him a platform to speak about the inner workings of the pay-to-play system that many […]

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University Of Oregon Sports & Entertainment Law Conference

*Cheerleaders may or may not be in attendance. What: University of Oregon School of Law Sports & Entertainment Law Conference 2011 Where: White Stag Building, Portland, Oregon (map) When: Friday, January 28, 2011 (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.) Schedule: 8:00am-9:00am: Registration 9:15am-10:30am: MMA: The Legal Aspects of an Emerging Sport Brad Darcy – Executive Director […]

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Will There Be A Shift Of Focus To Agents Giving Benefits To Basketball Players?

As Marc Isenberg correctly pointed out on this website not too long ago, Sports Agents = The Issue de Jour.  But for much of the past few months, the focus of the media and the NCAA Agent, Gambling and Amateurism division has been on sports agents’ relationships with football student-athletes.  The University of North Carolina-Chapel […]

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University of Oregon Sports Business and the Law Conference

It’s direct competition with the UF Sports Law Symposium only because it will be held on the same day.  But at the same time, it is on the complete opposite side of the country, and I doubt that many people on the west coast will be traveling all the way to Florida for our event.  […]