Sports Law

At times, agents may be entitled to commissions when those they represent engage in other business opportunities. One such instance has led Darrelle Revis, cornerback for the New York Jets, to take legal actions against his agents.  According to ESPN, Revis recently filed a lawsuit in [...]

NCAA Law

If you’ve been keeping up with the latest sports law news, you’ve probably heard Texas A&M Defensive Coordinator John Chavis will face a jury of his peers regarding his alleged breach of contract with Louisiana State University. The Advocate reported Baton Rouge District Judge [...]

Sports Law

For those of you who follow mixed martial arts, Georges St-Pierre’s name certainly rings a bell. According to the famed fighter’s website, St-Pierre has been training since he was 7 years old, when he started studying Kyokushin karate. Since then, the 170-lbs fighter earned 25 wins, [...]

NFL Agent

Athlete privacy and the transparency of their injuries When top defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul blew off a chunk of his hand in a fireworks incident last summer, he may have changed how the media looks at athlete privacy.  Lawsuit asks whether athletes’ medical records are private  Is an [...]

NFL Agent

Medical marijuana use in the NFL Each NFL offseason, various storylines surface. This year, of course, Deflategate continues to be a topic of conversation. However, another, more unique, plot has emerged: medical marijuana use.  Player pushes for medical marijuana acceptance  Eugene Monroe, [...]

Sports Law

The NFL’s Disability Payment Plans Football is a dangerous sport, however, the degree of risk is somewhat mitigated by the fact that disability payment plans exist for former players.  Athletes get hurt often, and the sport of football is no exception to this. Numerous players have seen [...]

Sports Law

The Problem with the NFL Concussion Settlement The NFL’s Concussion settlement with former players over the long term effects of concussions has created a stir that The Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute referred to as “a feeding frenzy” among lenders. Close to five years [...]