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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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Stadium Owners Beware: Experts No Longer Needed in NJ Elevator/Escalator Injury Lawsuits

Anyone that has ever attended an American sporting event has witnessed the inevitable battle between drunk fans and gravity. These fans often struggle to stay upright walking on a flat surface. Put them on an escalator, though, and all bets … Continue reading

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WWE Body Slams Merchandise Counterfeiters

As seen originally on ATL Redline. The last time I watched professional wrestling, the WWE was the WWF and all the cool kids were crossing their arms over their crotches and yelling, “Suck it!” Today, such affinity for D-Generation X … Continue reading

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New Jersey Appellate Courts Issue Game-Changing Rulings on Tort Liability In Youth Sports

As seen on ATL Redline. Sport is often referred to as a mirror of a society. In New Jersey, the appellate court has recently used sports to reflect modern principles of tort liability. Within the past two weeks, the New … Continue reading

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No Free Speech (Or Silence) In The NFL

Aside from death and taxes, there is one universal, or at least American, truth we must all accept — Roger Goodell can do whatever he wants. The NFL Commissioner has free reign to do as he pleases, including the complete … Continue reading

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Thanks For Nothing Adam Silver

Today was supposed to be a good day. Screw good, today was supposed to be an amazing, nailed a 6-team parlay kind of day. I awoke to numerous messages about how NBA Commissioner Adam Silver had penned an Op-Ed in … Continue reading

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Are High School Athletes Who Haze Teammates Really Juveniles?

Driving. Selecting a college. Deciding whether or not to send a nude selfie. Choosing whether to go play Single-A baseball or join the NCAA cartel without the assistance of an advisor. These are all major, adult decisions and activities that … Continue reading

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Georgia Legislature Poised To Punish Real NCAA Offenders

Georgia star running back Todd Gurley violated an NCAA rule by accepting $3,000 for autographing memorabilia. Period. End of story. Gurley admitted his wrongdoing, effectively forfeiting the Heisman Trophy, and he prepared to face an appropriate punishment. But then the … 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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