Posts tagged "sports law"

Athletes May Make Romantic Partners Sign Confidentiality Agreements

Athletes May Make Romantic Partners Sign Confidentiality Agreements
Athletes and other celebrities may soon require confidentiality agreements from potential romantic partners. At the very moment Peyton Siva publicly celebrated leading his University of Louisville Cardinals to the 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship over the University of Michigan Wolverines Monday night, his prospective private merriment was being exposed on Twitter. Adult film model and... Read more »

Lakers Hire Mike D'Antoni Over Phil Jackson: Why Money Was Not the Deciding Factor

Lakers Hire Mike D'Antoni Over Phil Jackson: Why Money Was Not the Deciding Factor
Money was not the issue with Phil Jackson rejoining the Los Angeles Lakers as its head coach. In a stunning move, Mike D’Antoni was named the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers late Sunday night, taking over for interim coach Bernie Bickerstaff after the 16 time NBA Championship team fired its previous full time... Read more »

The Best Dressed Man in Radio

The Best Dressed Man in Radio
Cross promotion time! Listen to me co-host every Friday on The Jarrett Payton Show every Friday 10am-Noon. You’ll love my #SuitUp segment at 11:05am discussing the business and the law behind sports hottest topics. Check me: I’m the best dressed man in radio! Let’s go! Click this link to tune in live: http://www.chicagolandsportsradio.com/Jarrett-Payton-Show/11817129 Exavier B. Pope,... Read more »
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3 Consequences if Replacement Referees Are Here to Stay

3 Consequences if Replacement Referees Are Here to Stay
Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson evading the rush of Green Bay Packer defenders to launch a Hail Mary pass to attempt to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat would normally elicit excitement from the uncertainty of the impending result synonymous with the crescendo of a symphony orchestra in the hearts and minds of... 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 »

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 »
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New Blog Gives a Fresh Take on the Law and the Business of Sports, Entertainment, Wall Street, and Important Issues

New Blog Gives a Fresh Take on the Law and the Business of Sports, Entertainment, Wall Street, and Important Issues
An ancient Greek proverb encourages us to “Know Thyself”. I have known myself for years. You may know me, you may not. I hope through this blog you will get a chance to know me.   I grew up a foster child on the South Side of Chicago. I was raised by a wise old... Read more »