Sports Law

The NFL Player Bankruptcy Problem Many NFL players are dealing with a similar problem. Data from the National Bureau of Economic Research indicates that around 1 in 6 individuals who played in the league end up bankrupt. Bankruptcy common among former NFL players  Professional football players, [...]

Sports Law

Player Rights: the NFL Reserves Right to Use Players Image Who has the right to use a football player’s image – the athlete himself or the league? Well, according to a recent court ruling, when it comes to in-game footage, it is the latter. While players own their names and their [...]

NFL Agent

Will There Be NFL Scouting Combine Changes This Season? Each year, NFL hopefuls power through a series of evaluations chosen to test their mettle, intelligence and talent ahead of the league’s annual draft. What those tests look like, however, could soon change. Extensive tests to be [...]

Entertainment Law

Should movie theaters caption song lyrics? What if the iconic end to the film “Fight Club” featured the lyrics to The Pixies’ “Where is my Mind?” scrolling across the bottom of the screen? What if the words to Redbone’s “Come and Get Your Love” [...]

Sports Law

Taking a look at the Rams relocation process The former St. Louis Rams are now the Los Angeles Rams and while the relocation will certainly be a costly venture for the team, the move to the West Coast will not be nearly as expensive for the players. The Rams’ move to California will be a [...]