Category Archives: Q & A’s

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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Sports Management Guru Dishes on T-Shirt Cannons, Dizzy Bat Races and One Crazy Career

When the Philadelphia 76ers unveiled their new monster of a t-shirt cannon, our law-school-infiltrated brains immediately thought of potential lawsuits. What happens if a fan gets hurt? Who can they sue and on what grounds? More importantly, what goes into … Continue reading

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Smoking Guns, Big Tobacco, and the Demise of Football: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the NFL Concussion Litigation

Replacement referees blowing game-deciding calls might just be the best thing to ever happen to the NFL. While fans and the media work themselves into a frenzy over the sad state of football officiating, the concussion litigation continues to move … Continue reading

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Nike Sues as Reebok Jumps the Gun on Tebow-Mania

By Chris McAndrew, a Junior Journalism/Pre-Law major at Temple University The NFL has rules and regulations for on and off the field, and sometimes it seems as if the league is battling more than the players themselves. When it comes … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby Upcoming: Could Your Next Client Be a Thoroughbred Horse?

This season marks the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby, which has come to be known by race fans as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.”  Between animal rights analysts, however, this most popular of horse racing events stands … Continue reading

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Constitutional Implications of Eating Weed During a Traffic Stop

Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure has not played a single down in the NFL due to an ACL tear following his second round selection in the 2011 draft. Yet while he hasn’t spent much time running on grass, he … Continue reading

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“A Simple, Human Measure of Privacy”: Did Tiger Woods Have a Legal Right to Privacy?

For the first time in a long time, Tiger Woods is entering the Masters coming off a win, and feeling good about his golf game.  Woods’ golf game, and life were turned upside down after crashing his car Thanksgiving weekend … Continue reading

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Decision Not to Clear Kendall Marshall Driven By Liability Concerns?

By Chris McAndrew, a Junior Journalism/Pre-Law major at Temple University Injuries happen in sports all the time.  Whether it’s a minor sprain or a broken bone, athletes of every sport have to worry whether their bodies are truly healthy enough … Continue reading

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Shocking Sports Agent’s Tell-All Is A Must-Read

Since reading Jim Bouton’s, Ball Four there have not been many sports “tell-alls” that have excited me. Most of these books feel like a last-ditch attempt to scream, “Look at me!” to jump back into the spotlight for another five … Continue reading

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Linsanity Stirs (Lin)tellectual Property Rights Confusion

By Colin Tansits, a sophomore at Temple University’s School of Communications and Theater. New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin has become a polarizing figure in sports over the past few months. With his emergence out of seemingly nowhere into the … Continue reading

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