Archive for July 2011

The NFL Lockout: Who Won? Who Lost?

The NFL Lockout: Who Won? Who Lost?
We all won. Football is back.

NFL Lockout Update: Owners Approve New CBA

NFL Lockout Update: Owners Approve New CBA
The end the NFL Lockout is in sight. NFL owners voted to approve the proposed labor deal with the NFL Players Association on Thursday. Now it’s up to the players.  NFL players are scheduled to vote on the proposed deal Thursday night. NFLPA sources say NFL lawyers at one point were pushing for the condition... Read more »

NBC Chicago Nonstop LIVE: 7pm Exavier Pope Breaks Down Potential End to NFL Lockout

NBC Chicago Nonstop LIVE: 7pm Exavier Pope Breaks Down Potential End to NFL Lockout
Watch me LIVE on NBC Chicago Nonstop at 7pm break down the potential end to the NFL Lockout. I’ll discuss today’s developments on the supposed NFL Players Association vote to end the Lockout, the Owners Meetings in Atlanta, and what it may take to conclude the 4 month long lockout once and for all. NBC... Read more »
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Marc Tyler: Paying USC Players No Laughing Matter

Marc Tyler: Paying USC Players No Laughing Matter
LOS ANGELES – Running back Marc Tyler has been suspended by USC for the season opener against Minnesota on Sept. 3 and from all team activities immediately for his recent comments to TMZ at Voyeur nightclub in West Hollywood. Tyler appeared clearly intoxicated and made several questionable remarks which caused his suspension, including the following one... Read more »

NFL Lockout Update: Wake Me When It's Over

NFL Lockout Update: Wake Me When It's Over
I am supposed to be an entertainment/sports attorney giving you the blow by blow of every legal twist and turn of the NFL Lockout. Apparently on Thursday night owners and players agreed in principle on a rookie wage scale to be included in a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. Consequently, this development has everyone thinking the... Read more »

NFL vs. NBA: Not the Same Lockout

NFL vs. NBA: Not the Same Lockout
  Fans collectively sighed and gasped (or did they gasp and sigh?) when the NBA announced its lockout July 1st. Fans lumped the NBA labor woes with the NFL’s thinking it was the same fight of rich athletes versus richer owners. While there are some strong characteristics shared by both leagues, vast differences make the... Read more »
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Are Texas Rangers Liable for Fan's Death?

Are Texas Rangers Liable for Fan's Death?
ARLINGTON, Texas — By now everyone has seen the video of 39 year old firefighter Shannon Stone, who died after falling from the stands while reaching for a baseball tossed his way by All-Star outfielder Josh Hamilton.   Stone was a Texas Rangers fan from Brownwood, Texas, located 150 miles southwest of Arlington. The Rangers closed their clubhouse to... Read more »

Nets Deron Williams to Play for Turkish Team?

Nets Deron Williams to Play for Turkish Team?
It appears Deron Williams either has agreed in principle to a deal or is in talks with Besiktas, a club based in Turkey best known for employing Allen Iverson last season, according to a Turkish TV network. The club’s coach acknowledged the talks, although no major American publication has acknowledged any agreement or talks. The... Read more »

Casey Anthony Verdict: What Happened?

Casey Anthony Verdict: What Happened?
People screamed, shouted, cried, and deluged the internet in protest of the Casey Anthony verdict on Tuesday, July 5th. Anthony was found not guilty of First Degree Felony Murder charges for allegedly killing her then 2 year old Caylee Anthony, which could have brought the death penalty. Instead of death row, Anthony was merely convicted... Read more »
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