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 →

WNBA and WNBPA Agree to Landmark CBA

The WNBA and the player's union the WNBPA have tentatively agreed to a new Collective Bargaining Agreement that provides for major changes. These changes include a significant increase in cash compensation for the players. Top players will now have the opportunity to earn upwards of $500,000 per season. Players will also be afforded improved travel... Continue Reading →

Show Me The Money: Andrew Gets Lucky With The Colts

(Image: Detroit Free Press/ Dave Birkett) Jerry Maguire's famous quote, "Show me the money," has perfectly foreshadowed modern sports leagues, specifically the NFL, which continually experience record profits while players routinely reset market values in free agency. However, as agents have become more involved while representing athletes and franchises are committing more money than ever... Continue Reading →

Hey Lamar, Let Us Help A Mother Out…

Citing the current rookie wage scale, Lamar Jackson has opted to go without an agent for his first NFL contract (his mother will serve as his manager).  An article published by Mike Florio cited several aspects of the pre and post-draft process where an agent could be helpful.[1] Florio specifically mentions offset language, guaranteed pay,... Continue Reading →

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