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Hazing vs. Harassment: Legal Options In The Jonathan Martin Situation

For just over the last week, the circus that has become the Miami Dolphins has been on a crazy roller coaster ride. Facts of the situation have been unclear. And to this day, the facts of this situation are still unclear, as different information is becoming available everyday. However, there is a current timeline that…

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Teamwork – Leveraging Your Individual Skills to Win As A Group

Hello, hello! I am so excited to tell you I am a new author at SportsNetworker.com. Every 2 weeks I will share what I have learned over 10 years’ experience at leading positions on the sports industry, and also through my experience as an amateur athlete, addicted to several sports. Let’s talk about teamwork today….

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Atlanta Falcons Acquire Approval For New Stadium Design And Budget

Recent reports have surfaced to announce the Atlanta Falcons have had the design and budget approved for a new stadium.  The teams spent their first 26 seasons at the Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. In 1992, Atlanta moved to the Georgia Dome and has been there ever since. The team’s lease at the Georgia Dome expires in 2020,…

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David Beckham Eyes Miami For MLS Franchise

It wasn’t long ago that we saw David Beckham hanging up his cleats and calling it a career; December to be exact.  Just a few months have passed and Beckham is already looking to step back into soccer. But this time he will be wearing a suit and tie. As Major League Soccer looks to…

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Law Jobs In Sports: 11 Career Paths

I previously wrote about how you can get into Sports Law and explained how sports law is a concept of law that is extremely broad. Pursuing law jobs in sports are even broader, as I am currently experiencing. Most people think pursuing a career in sports law means becoming an agent for professional athletes. As I…

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More Than Avoiding The NFL Injury Report: Football’s Hardest Hits

Player safety is a growing concern in the NFL, as important players are increasingly landing on the NFL injury report we are realizing the impact of on-field contact, even after playing days are over. A generation of current players that likely grew up watching and idolizing notorious heavy hitters like Lawrence Taylor, Ray Lewis and…

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Public Will Soon Buy ‘Arian Foster Stock’ Thanks To Fantex

It has been typical over the years for investors to buy stock in non-team athletes.  This includes boxers, golfers, tennis players and so on.  But Fantex has a pushed the limits even further.  They will soon allow team athletes, such as Arian Foster, to offer their “brand” to the public. Fantex Offers The Arian Foster…

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Intuit And Bill Rancic Surprise A Small Business

Someone once said “When you do what you love, you never work a day in your life.” Small businesses everywhere are owned and operated by passionate people that have turned what they love into a job.  Intuit is here to give a small business the big spotlight. Intuit values small business A few months ago,…

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The NBA And NCAA: A Win-Win Scenario?

Regardless of many people suspiciously thinking that the perception of amateurism in the NCAA is long dead, the generalization still sits resoundingly in the public mind. The public knows about the troubles behind the scenes in college basketball, but is prepared to overlook it in order to enjoy the show. That’s not going to change….

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EA Sports Settles With College Athletes Over Likeness

“We have been stuck in the middle of a dispute between the NCAA and student-athletes who seek compensation for playing college football. . .For our part, we are working to settle the lawsuits with the student-athletes.” This was a statement from Electronic Arts (EA) Sports GM of American football, Cam Weber, regarding EA Sports’ recent decision to…

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Oakland Coliseum Gains Investors To Fund ‘City’

With sports teams moving toward bigger and better stadiums, it’s only fitting that the Oakland Raiders are looking to do the same.  The Oakland Coliseum, or O.co Coliseum, opened its doors to fans in 1966 and hosts both baseball and football games.  The outdated stadium is due for a serious upgrade and “Coliseum City” may…

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College Athletes Should Get Paid: Heres Why

College athletes should get paid. But wait. That might not mean what you think it means. It doesn’t mean that college athletes should be living like professional athletes – raking in signing bonuses, making and spending millions. But it does mean that college athletes should be getting something in return for their efforts on the…

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