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The Daily Fantasy Sports 1099 Tax Season Stampede

The following is posted with the permission of Legal Blitz friend Patrick Guinan, CPA. Mr Guinan is one of the nation’s leading experts on DFS tax implications and proper filing for DFS players. You can find him here. As some … Continue reading

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U.S. Soccer’s New Player Safety Campaign Leaves Many Questions Unanswered

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. Starting January 1, 2016 U.S. Soccer Federation’s new rules banning … Continue reading

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Missouri Football Strike Proves Athletes Are Our Universities’ Most Valuable Commodities

The following post originally appeared on Above the Law Redline on November 8, 2015. However, since it is one of the most important sports stories of 2015, we are reprinting it. Enjoy! Late Saturday night, while most Americans were fully … Continue reading

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Steve Silver Joined The Dan Patrick Show To Discuss The New York Battle Over Daily Fantasy Sports

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Michael Jordan Leading The Fight For Athlete Publicity Rights

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. You might have heard recently that Michael Jordan received an … Continue reading

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Why Pennsylvania Should Follow Nevada’s Lead and Regulate FanDuel and DraftKings

The following column, written by The Legal Blitz Founder Steve Silver, originally appeared on Philadelphia Magazine’s Biz Philly website on October 19, 2015. Special thanks to Jared Shelly for his editing expertise. Nevada is rarely a pillar of morality or … Continue reading

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Steve Silver Offers Expertise on Daily Fantasy Sports in the International Business Times

The following story by Thomas Barrabi originally appeared in the International Business Times on October 9, 2015 with quotes from Legal Blitz founder, Steve Silver, Esq. DraftKings’ and FanDuel’s legal teams should catch up on sleep while they can. The … Continue reading

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An Examination of the Language Governing Athlete Agents

By Amanda Siegrist, Esq. and Nicholas Blosio. Siegrist is an assistant professor of recreation and sport management at Coastal Carolina University. Blosio is a recent graduate of CCU where he studied Recreation and Sport Management. He plans to attend law … Continue reading

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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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The Legal Blitz Joins ESPN Radio To Discuss The Consequences of Tom Brady Destroying His Cell Phone

As Legal Blitz Co-Founder Steve Silver wrote yesterday on Above the Law Redline and Deadspin, since Roger Goodell broke the Internet on Tuesday by upholding Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for deflating footballs, every NFL fan and critic has suddenly turned … Continue reading

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