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Steve Silver Exposes How The NCAA Masterfully Blocks Athletes From The Civil Justice System in Vice Sports Feature

Legal Blitz Co-Founder Steve Silver returned to his muckraking days to pen a special feature on a little known NCAA rule that effectively prevents athletes from successfully suing it — particularly when seeking an injunction to stop an erroneous suspension. … Continue reading

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Steve Silver To Present At SRLA Conference

Legal Blitz Co-Founder, Steve Silver, is teaming up with frequent Legal Blitz contributor and Coastal Carolina University sports management professor, Amanda Siegrist, to continue his quest of  educating others about college athletes’ due process rights. This time, Silver and Siegrist will … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Funding Elite College Athlete Disability Insurance

By Frank 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 nation. … 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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The Legal Blitz Goes Podcasting with Above the Law

It’s March Madness. Or, as a person with a rudimentary respect for trademark laws would say, “It’s time for the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament.” In this episode of Thinking Like a Lawyer, the Legal Talk Network takes a look … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Senator Seeks To Legalize NCAA Bracket Pools

This article originally appeared in the March 18, 2015 edition of the Philadelphia Business Journal Despite the best efforts of the NCAA and the federal government in defending farcical amateurism and anti-gambling platforms, March Madness is about one thing — sports … Continue reading

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Disability Insurance Takes Center Stage As Athletes’ Income Grows

Wearing Alabama gear to an Auburn house during the Iron Bowl is risky. Playing a contact sport without disability insurance is just plain dumb. Fortunately, as athletes’ salaries and endorsement deals skyrocket, more and more of the top performers are … 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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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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