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Category: Legal

  1. Pitfalls Facing NBA Player Charities

    by Sal Sanchez 11-16-2009 12:05 AM Philanthropy | Trusted Athlete Educator | Legal

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    The lesson from this is do not rush into setting up a foundation without first doing your research, having a team of capable professionals in place, and making sure that all the rules are being followed and the entity is properly funded. But most importantly, if you are going to start your own foundation, find a cause that you are passionate about so that you will be driven to make a difference.


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  2. Protecting an athlete's (or even your) online identity

    by Joey Kirk 11-10-2009 11:57 PM Social Media | Trusted Athlete Educator | Image Branding | Legal

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    Chris Bosh's big win against a Cybersquatter and what it means for athletes.


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  3. Know Your Game

    by Noah Matheu Sheer 10-31-2009 03:49 PM Finance | Legal

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    Athletes that have an understanding and interest in their own personal affairs will gain the absolute advantage and ultimately protect themselves against unscrupulous advisors.


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  4. Athlete Weekly Rundown, 6/12/09

    by Tim Ryan 06-12-2009 08:54 PM Athlete Weekly Rundown | Education | Legal

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    Important News and Information for Athletes: Theft by Alabama sports teams, more illicit behavior by athletes, and post-season bans instituted by the N.C.A.A.


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  5. The Trainer's Perspective: The Steps Required By The Racing Commission Before You Can Race Your Horse In Its First Race

    by Sharon Soileau 06-12-2009 08:30 PM Legal

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    Horse Trainer, Sharon Soileau, takes you through the administrative steps of getting a racehorse ready for its first race.


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  6. The Playbook Case Study: Miami Dolphins player arrested in Freightliner truck incident

    by Monica Wood 05-24-2009 08:05 PM Legal

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    Sports PR specialist Monica Wood gives her take on Michael Vick's release and Miami Dolphins Randy Starks' recent arrest in her Playbook Commentary.


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  7. Preparing for Draft Day

    by Marc Shuster 05-24-2009 07:06 PM Life After Sports | Athlete Career Development | Athlete Representation | Insurance | Legal

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    If you are entering your name in the draft, make sure you secure your financial future by purchasing disability insurance.


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  8. Athlete Weekly Rundown, 5/22/09

    by Tim Ryan 05-22-2009 07:59 PM Athlete Weekly Rundown | Athlete Career Development | Coaching | Education | Legal | Recruiting

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    Important News and Information for Athletes: Irresponsible Athletes, NCAA Interpretation Regarding Recruiting, and the Effect of the Economy on Collegiate Sports


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  9. In The Irons: State's Efforts to Save Pimlico Not Enough

    by Scotty Rushing 05-15-2009 04:52 PM Legal

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    My customary sense of nostalgia was given a hard reality check recently when Magna Entertainment announced its bankruptcy. With the fall of Magna, one of racing's most historic ovals is now on life-support—Pimlico Race Course in Maryland.


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  10. Interview with a Sports Professional: Elena Tverdokhleb

    by Tim Ryan 05-01-2009 01:13 AM Interview with a Sports Professional | Athlete Career Development | Education | Legal

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    Interview with Successful Professional Boxer and Gaming Lawyer Elena Tverdokhleb


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