Judge Declares Pittsburgh’s “Jock Tax” For Professional Athletes Unconstitutional

[1] Last week, Allegheny County Judge Christine Ward struck down a fee levied by the City of Pittsburgh against visiting professional athletes’ wages, calling the fee an unconstitutional tax under Pennsylvania law.[2] The fee was originally challenged in court in November 2019, spearheaded by three athletes, including New York Islanders right-winger Kyle Palmieri, former Pittsburgh... Continue Reading →

Robert Sarver, Owner of the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury, Suspended for One Year and Fined $10 Million for Workplace Misconduct and Organizational Deficiencies

[1] Robert Sarver, owner of the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, has been suspended for one year and fined $10 million by the NBA as a result of an investigation that was commissioned after ESPN published a story in November 2021 detailing allegations of racist, misogynistic, and hostile incidents over his nearly... Continue Reading →

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