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New California Law Classifies Cheerleaders as Employees

By Miriam Straus, Esq. Attorney Straus is an associate at Kalogredis, Sansweet, Dearden and Burke, Ltd. in Wayne, Pennsylvania where she focuses on litigation and healthcare issues. She was also a gymnast at Brown University before attending the George Washington … Continue reading

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High School Concussion Lawsuits Could Alter Game Forever

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. Two-a-days are right around the corner for one million high-school … Continue reading

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Concussion Detection Problems Persist and Plague Player Safety

By Frank N. Darras, Esq. Mr. Darras is the founding partner of DarrasLaw, America’s top disability insurance litigation firm. His firm has recovered nearly $800 million in wrongfully denied insurance benefits for clients of all backgrounds and professions across the … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Fantasy Gray Area With Your Taxes

By Patrick Guinan, CPA. Mr. Guinan is the owner of PHL Tax Services and Dailyfantasytaxes.com. He is a graduate of Temple University’s Fox School of Business and a CPA licensed by the State of Pennsylvania. He is accepting new clients … Continue reading

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Wrestlers United: The Case For A WWE Union

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. In 2014, CM Punk, the self-proclaimed “Best in the World,” … Continue reading

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The IRS Collects From Everyone, Even The Jocks

Christopher R. Cicalese is a CPA at Alloy Silverstein in Cherry Hill, NJ. He regularly advises professional athletes and can be reached at ccicalese@alloysilverstein.com or on Twitter@AthleteCPA. Tax season is upon us. From now until April, Americans get to enjoy the annual … Continue reading

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NJ Judge Rules In Favor of NFL Hypocrisy

By Larry Josephson, a freelance writer who lives in Norton, Mass. He can be reached at newenglandhoops@yahoo.com. Apparently two plus two does indeed equal three. At least in New Jersey Federal Court, where U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp granted a … Continue reading

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Gov. Christie Escalates Battle To Legalize NJ Sports Betting

By Larry Josephson, a freelance writer who lives in Norton, Mass. He can be reached at newenglandhoops@yahoo.com. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie wasted no time late last week in signing a bill that would legalize sport betting in New Jersey, … Continue reading

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Criminal Defense Lawyer Highlights Legal Implications Surrounding Ray Rice Saga

By Nicholas Galea, a criminal defense attorney in Rockford, Illinois and a 2013 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law. You can follow him on Twitter at @invertedWAR. When TMZ released the video of Ray Rice battering Janay … Continue reading

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Silver’s Sterling Decision Was A Layup

By Nicholas Galea, a public defender in central Illinois and a 2013 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law. You can follow him on Twitter at @invertedWAR. Unprecedented is really the only word you can use to describe … Continue reading

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