Say goodbye to the “student-athlete”

And just like that, the term originally developed by the NCAA in its quest to dodge potential workers' compensation claims from injured college athletes has been wiped from the lexicon. Earlier today, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo released Memorandum GC 21-08 stating her position that collegiate athletes, including specifically D1 FBS football... Continue Reading →

What’s the story with Richard Sherman?

Richard Sherman, the three-time All-Pro cornerback, was arrested on July 14, 2021 and charged with five criminal misdemeanor charges in King County, Washington - driving under the influence, reckless endangerment of roadway workers, criminal trespass in the second degree (domestic violence designation), resisting arrest and malicious mischief in the third degree (domestic violence designation). No... Continue Reading →

The NCAA Has its First Sip of Alcohol

Photo Via: Islamorada Beer Company Twitter NIL laws are still uncertain, and a college athlete signs the first NIL agreement with an alcohol company July 1st, 2021 marked a historic day in college sports. The state of Florida led the charge and numerous states — Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Texas — followed in... Continue Reading →

Rodeo Read vol. 5

Photo via: NPR A quick rundown of this past week in sports, entertainment, and law Hey everyone, I’m taking over for Jeremy for this week’s Rodeo Rundown. Go easy on me, it’s my first time writing this column, so I’m a bit out of my comfort zone. With that being said, I am grateful for... Continue Reading →

Investing Gold to Go Green

With the National Hockey League’s 2021-2022 season just around the corner, there are many exciting things for hockey fans to look forward to, with one of the most notable events being the debut of Washington’s new NHL franchise, the Seattle Krakens. After the success of the Vegas Golden Knights first season, the Kraken will likely... Continue Reading →

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