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Football Agent Accused of Violating North Carolina Athlete Agent Act
October 10th, 2013 at 8:26 AM
Georgia-based football agent Terry Watson  has been arrested and charged with violating N.C. Gen. Stat. 78C- 85-105, colloquially known as North Carolina's Uniform Athlete Agents Act (PDF available here). A grand jury in Orange County NC indicted the 39-year old head of Watson Sports Agency on 13 counts of athlete...

FightClub.com, Now the Official Fantasy Football Game of Sports Media 101; Sign-Up Free, Win Big
September 28th, 2013 at 8:54 AM
Sports Media 101 Inc. is proud to announce an official, and exclusive, fantasy football partnership with FightClub.com. FightClub offers weekly fantasy football games suited for both the novice and professional fantasy football player, encompassing NFL football and NCAA football. Sign-up is free and all new participants receive an immediate $5 credit. Additionally,...

Betting on This Season’s Super Bowl
September 27th, 2013 at 1:26 PM
The 2013/14 NFL season may have started now, but the Super Bowl is still some way in the distance for both fans and teams. However they don’t call them ‘futures’ bets for nothing, so people are already clamoring to get odds on the teams and deciding who to bet on,...

A Look at Two New 9th Circuit Opinions Involing EA Sports and the Right of Privacy
September 20th, 2013 at 2:54 PM
  Two recent 9th Circuit opinions -- both with EA sports as a defendant to the litigation -- ruled opposite ways with regards to the right of privacy concerns at issue.  The overarching issue in both cases is the balance between trademark and similar rights on one hand and First Amendment rights on...

Sports Law Job Post – Assistant Counsel, National Football League
June 6th, 2013 at 11:30 AM
You can apply here.  More details: Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree from an accredited 4 year University or College and J.D. from an accredited law school 3-5 years of experience with strong background in complex commercial transactions Certification, Licenses, and Registration: Admitted and in good standing with one or more state bars Job Function: Review ownership...