Monthly Archives: July 2013

What is the CBA and How Can MLB Suspend Alex Rodriguez for Violating It?

The latest news to emerge in the ‘Biogenesis’ saga is that Major League Baseball (MLB) may seek to suspend Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez for violating the labor agreement rather than for violating the drug policy. The likely reason MLB … Continue reading

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Barrett Green’s Lawsuit Against the Washington Redskins: Could this Change Pro Sports?

While many people think the NFL’s concussion litigation could end up changing the game (some may argue it already has), it could very well be a lawsuit filed last week by former Detroit Lions and New York Giants linebacker Barrett … Continue reading

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O’Bannon v. NCAA: What is antitrust and what does it all mean?

Most of us (over a certain age) remember Ed O’Bannon cutting down the nets as a star at UCLA. Now he has become the face of an historic lawsuit against the NCAA which could change the way college athletics operate forever. … Continue reading

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Can Sheriff Thomas M. Hobson keep Aaron Hernandez from Marrying?

Earlier today it was reported that Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hobson told USA Today that he would not allow Aaron Hernandez to marry his fiance Shayanna Jenkins. Hobson said: ”I don’t subscribe to that. I feel that those rights are … Continue reading

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NBA Free Agency: The Salary Cap Explained

Originally posted on JD Sports Fan:
With the opening of NBA free agency last night at 12:01 A.M., teams are finally free to negotiate with players who are no longer under contract with another team.  The next couple of weeks…

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The Affordable Care Act Deciphered for Businesses

With Edward Snowden on the run, George Zimmerman on trial for killing Trayvon Martin, Aaron Hernandez being arrested for murder and the tragic wild fires in Arizona dominating the news recently, a political battle that creeped its way into the … Continue reading

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Aaron Hernandez and Shayanna Jenkins: Can they claim common law marriage?

In a post last week, I detailed the ‘spousal privilege’ rule, preventing a husband or wife from being compelled to testify against their spouse. In the past week, I’ve read a few articles claiming that Aaron Hernandez and his fiance, … Continue reading

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