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

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, [...]

NFL Agent

Could self-representation be a setback in NFL free agency? Free agency can be an exciting time for football players, but it can also be tough to navigate, especially as the window inches toward a close. This is why the help of an agent is often necessary. Former Seattle Seahawk, Russell Okung, [...]

Sports Law

What about being on NFL practice squad? Free agency kicked off this year and players such as Olivier Vernon found themselves signing massive contracts with new or old teams. However, there are some players who are free agents year round, and their names rarely ever hit the headlines. Allen [...]

NFL Agent

What’s the deal with the legal tampering window? Free agents and their representation negotiate through a two-day period in early March just before the start of free agency called the legal tampering window. Brief as the 48-hour stretch is, it is important to the league as well as football [...]