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    TODAY'S HEADLINES

     NBA Free Agents and the 2016-17 Salary Cap Increase

    The NBA’s free agent market opened last week and there has been plenty of movement in the first several days of free agency. It was expected that players would shy away from long term deals […]

     Antonio Gates Will Miss Chargers’ First Four Games After PED Suspension

    Veteran tight end Antonio Gates of the San Diego Chargers will have to miss the first four games of the 2015 season after receiving a suspension for violating the NFL performance-enhancing substances policy.   Gates, […]

     California Senate Approve Bill to Make Pro Cheerleaders Team Employees

    The California State Senate approved a bill that would make professional team cheerleaders employees of the pro teams that they work for. The bill would require pro teams in California to at least pay cheerleaders […]

     Taking a Look at IMG Tennis

    Back in 1960 the late Mark McCormick founded International Management Group based on his representation of golf icon Arnold Palmer. The agency shortly thereafter became the dominant agency in the world representing elite golf and […]

     Agent Tom Condon and Eli Manning’s Contract Negotiation

    Eli Manning’s contract with the New York Giants expires after the 2015 season. Agent Tom Condon represents Manning and he believes that there is little chance that Manning will hit the open market and that […]

     LeBron to Decline Option Year on Contract to Take Advantage of Salary Cap Jump

    LeBron James has decided to decline the option year on his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. James will become a free agent on July 1, after turning down the option year on his contract that […]

     UNC-Greensboro Gets Two Years of Probation for Eligibility Violations

    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has been placed on two years of probation by the NCAA for improperly certifying the initial eligibility of 57 athletes in 13 sports.   Between 2007 and 2013 […]

     Appeals Process Slows Down NFL Concussion Litigation Payouts

    With at least 90 former NFL players appealing the final settlement of the NFL concussion litigation retired NFL players most likely will be waiting until next year before they receive any payouts.   Objections to […]

     NBPA Looking at Potential CBA Violations by 76ers

    The National Basketball Players Association is planning on investigating the Philadelphia 76ers for possible violations of the NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement. The NBPA informed agents that it will look into how the 76ers handle the […]

     Ereck Flowers Gets His Contract Done Without an Agent

    First round draft pick Ereck  Flowers was able to come to terms with the New York Giants on a contract last week. What makes this announcement unique was that Flowers was able to negotiate the contract […]

     Taking a Look at the Brady Appeal

    This Tuesday NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady’s appeal of his four game suspension.   Goodell was the one who issued the suspension and now he is hearing the appeal. That Goodell is […]

     Milos Raonic Signs Lifetime Deal with New Balance

    Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic has signed a lifetime contract for clothing and shoes with New Balance. Raonic had previously signed a five-year deal in 2013 for $1 million a year with New Balance.   No […]

     Ambush Marketing at Wimbledon

    Wimbledon starts on June 29, and similar to other iconic events such as the Masters, the Kentucky Derby and the Olympics, ambush marketing is always a concern of events such as these. At Wimbledon there […]

     St. Louis Cardinals Under Investigation by FBI for Alleged Hacking of Astros’ Computer System

    The FBI and the Justice Department have found evidence that members of the St. Louis Cardinals front office hacked the internal database of the Houston Astros. The Cardinals confirmed that they are aware of the […]

     University of Hawaii Sues Former Basketball Coach Gib Arnold

    The University of Hawaii has filed a lawsuit against former men’s basketball coach Gib Arnold alleging deception, fraud and negligence. Arnold was fired by Hawaii in October of 2014 following an NCAA investigation that revealed numerous […]

     Hockey Agent Rick Curran and his Carolina Hurricanes Clients

    Veteran hockey agent Rick Curran has been representing NHL players for close to 40 years. Currently he  represents four key members of the Carolina Hurricanes, a team that is looking to rebuild for the coming […]

     Comcast is Sued for the Failure of Comcast SportsNet in Houston

    A lawsuit has been filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Houston against Comcast by the litigation trustee for the Houston Regional Sports Network Litigation Trust. In 2013 Comcast SportsNet Houston had the broadcasts rights to carry Houston […]



    INTERVIEWS & COLUMNS

     The SLT Interview with Paul Anderson – Part ...

    SLT presents the second part of the interview with Paul Anderson. To look at Paul’s great website go to nflconcussionlitigation.com     SLT - Do you have any ideas on a time-line or even the number of […]

     SLT interview – NFL concussion litigation wi ...

    SLT is plased to welcome Paul Anderson who will share his insights and knowledge of the ongoing NFL concussion litigation. Paul is a great example for law students looking to break into the Sports Law industry. […]

     Part 2 of the SLT interview with Daniel Gandert on ...

    November 15, 2011 SLT- What thoughts do you have on the NFL settlement, and what can we learn from it? DG- This negotiation was interesting in the way that the power shifted between the two sides, particularly […]

     Negotiation with Daniel Gandert of Northwestern Un ...

    November 14, 2011 SLT is pleased to welcome back Daniel Gandert of Northwestern Law School. Negotiation is an integral part of the practice of Sports Law and today we take a look at some of […]