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 Hey Lamar, Let Us Help A Mother Out…

Can the NHL Solve the NFL’s Marijuana Problem?

  89% of all NFL players smoke weed—at least according to former NFL player Martellus Bennett. The recently retired tight end sparked headlines when he made this high—and pretty specific—estimate on a recent Bleacher Report podcast.  Since then, more former players have spoken to the site about marijuana use in the league. You can listen … Continue reading Can the NHL Solve the NFL’s Marijuana Problem?

Two Huge Sports Hires Show the Power of #MeToo

The #MeToo Movement has helped create a safe space for all victims to come forward with their accounts of sexual harassment, and the pro sports world is one of the latest that has been impacted.  The openness and safe space that the movement has created has likely contributed to the recent investigations of two high-powered, … Continue reading Two Huge Sports Hires Show the Power of #MeToo

Precedent for the Eric Wood Signing Bonus Dispute

Eric Wood’s odd two-minute “retirement” press conference may have been without precedent in NFL history, but the contractual dispute over his bonus money may not be.