Monthly Archives: April 2013

Lance & USPS: Usurping Sponsors’ Payments from Steroid-users

As expected, the United States Justice Department has intervened in Floyd Landis’ whistleblower suit against Lance Armstrong, United States Postal Service (“USPS”) team director Johan Bruyneel, and team management company Tailwind Sports. The U.S. government filed its complaint in the … Continue reading

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Level Playing Field? An Analysis of the Jock Tax

Another exciting tax season has come and gone, as many of our attorney readers can look forward to helping pay the refunds distributed to our indebted law student followers. Most Americans have a relatively simple return in that they live … Continue reading

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Chicago Bears Lawsuit Sheds Light On The Cost of NFL Seat Licenses

Have you ever wondered just how much dough it takes to watch an NFL game among the one-percenters in the luxury suites? Thanks to a recent lawsuit filed by the Chicago Bears, now we all know. The Bears sued Chicago-based … Continue reading

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99 Problems, and the NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement is Apparently One

Jay-Z wanted a music label, so he became the CEO of Def Jam Recordings, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, and the founder of Roc Nation. Jay-Z wanted to create a clothing line … enter Roca Wear. Jay-Z wanted to make a … Continue reading

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Ready To Invest Your Pension In Sports Betting?

Let’s be honest, who really needs to invest in a 401k when you can get +400 on Wichita State? Or better yet, what if one of the nation’s top hedge funds could guarantee you double digit returns based not on … Continue reading

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Rutgers Debacle Should Serve As Wake-Up Call To Sports World To Eradicate Bullying and Harassment

By Jenelle DeVits, a former NCAA Division I basketball player at the University of New Hampshire and current 3L at Hofstra Law School. Jenelle is the Co-Founder and Director of Finance and Development of GO! Athletes, Inc. Tyler Clementi committed … Continue reading

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A Knight’s Fail

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Scarlet Knightmare

By Jordan Rosenberg. Jordan is in his final year at Rutgers School of Law – Camden. The Philadelphia native has served as the Vice President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS) and the Rutgers Intellectual Property Legal Association. … Continue reading

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NJ Sports Wagering: Judiciary Passes the Ball to Federal Legislature

By Alex S. Weiner, Esq. And so continues the saga of New Jersey’s Sports Wagering Law.[1] The State of New Jersey and intervening defendant New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, Inc. have filed to appeal the February 28, 2013 decision[2] of … Continue reading

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