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Oakland A’s Stuck In Legal Relocation Limbo

By Doug Fuglsang. Mr. Fuglsang is a licensed attorney in Illinois and Wisconsin with a Sports Law Certificate from the National Sports Law Institute. He can be reached at doug.fuglsang@gmail.com. This month marks the 6th anniversary that former MLB Commissioner Bud … Continue reading

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News & Notes 8.24.11

Rosenhaus: Pryor Won’t Appeal Ban:  ESPN.com reports that Terrelle Pryor’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus said Pryor will not appeal the five-game suspension imposed by the NFL last week.  Pryor was drafted with a third round pick by the Oakland Raiders in … Continue reading

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News & Notes 8.23.11

NFL Plans No Security Changes In Wake Of Raiders-49ers Fan Violence:  The Washington Post reports that the NFL has no immediate plans for new security initiatives at stadiums because the league believes its current policies are generally effective, said Jeffrey … Continue reading

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News & Notes 8.22.11

Witnesses Say Jordan Jefferson Kicked Person In Bar Fight:  The Sporting News reports that multiple witnesses said LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson did a “soccer kick” during a bar fight involving himself and three of his teammates Friday morning, according to … Continue reading

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News & Notes 8.19.11

China League Bans NBA Players Under Contract:  ESPN.com reports that the Chinese Basketetball Association will not allow NBA players under contract to sign with domestic teams if the NBA season is cancelled.  The league will allow free agents to sign … Continue reading

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News & Notes 8.18.11

Pryor Approved For Supplemental Draft:  ESPN.com reports that the NFL approved former Ohio State quarterback, Terrelle Pryor, for the supplemental draft.  However, because Pryor made decisions that, “undermine the integrity of the eligibility rules for the NFL Draft,” the NFL … Continue reading

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News & Notes 8.17.11

Booster Details Illegal Gifts to Miami Players:  Yahoo! Sports reports that University of Miami booster, and convicted ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro, provided thousands of impermissible benefits to 72 football players.  Yahoo! Sports performed over 100 hours of jailhouse interviews over the … Continue reading

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News & Notes 8.16.11

Miami Coach: Mistakes Made:  The Associated Press reports that University of Miami coach football Al Gordon said some of his players made mistakes that prompted an NCAA probe.  The NCAA is investigating alleged gifts given to players from Ponzi schemer … Continue reading

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News & Notes 8.15.11

Terrelle Pryor NFL Eligibility Still in Question:  ESPN.com reports that former Ohio State Quarterback Terrelle Pryor’s chances of being eligible for the NFL’s supplemental draft are fading.  Pryor’s attorney, David Cornwell, has been in contact with the commissioner’s office making … Continue reading

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News & Notes 8.11.11

NCAA Sends Second Letter Investigating Ohio State: ESPN.com reports that as Ohio State heads into its Friday meeting with the NCAA Committee on Infractions, it appears the university’s dealings with the NCAA over problems within its football program will not … Continue reading

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