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 →

New CBA May Bring NHL Players Back To Olympics

Image Credit: Matt Zambonin/HHOF-IIHF Images In February, the International Olympic Committee ("IOC") and the International Ice Hockey Federation met with NHL executives, including Commissioner Gary Bettman, and discussed addressing some of the issues which led the NHL to deny granting its players permission to participate in the Pyeongchang Games in 2018. Hockey fans around the... Continue Reading →

NBA Trend Values The Versatility Of… Lawyers?

Image Credit: Michael Silver / Front Office Sports The NBA, one of the most entertaining and star driven professional leagues, recently has found lawyers to be valuable as general managers and/or president of basketball operations. Although this trend is relatively new and not common with other professional leagues, there appears to be a natural fit... Continue Reading →

General Manager’s Tweet Impacting NBA Salary Cap

Image Credit: Jerome Solomon / Houston Chronicle Currently, the NBA regular season is just over half-way through. This season has featured several captivating storylines such as: the "Battle for LA" between the Showtime Lakers and the Kawhi Leonard-led Clippers, the analytics-driven Rockets, and a highly competitive Eastern Conference post-LeBron James. As a result, NBA fans... Continue Reading →

Oh Agent, My Agent: What Role Did Drew Rosenhaus Play In The Antonio Brown Saga?

Image from: Ryan Dunleavy/NJ Advance Media Generally, professional athletes receive the airtime originating from their respective sports, however some agents have become household names due to their negotiating skills, savvy use of the media, and high profile clients. Drew Rosenhaus, Scott Boras, and Rich Paul, among others, fall into this "super agent" category. Most recently,... Continue Reading →

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