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Pressures, Opportunities, and Rationalizations: Why Financial Advisors Defraud Pro Athletes.

Keven Garnett defrauded

Far too often, a million-dollar fraud against a pro athlete will occur, and the chorus of responses from those in the sports industry follows a similar theme for athletes to “trust their team” of advisors.

This is the wrong response for a number of reasons. Do these industry folk really think that the athlete didn’t fully trust his advisor in the first place? They blindly trusted this advisor, giving the fraudster the opportunity to steal their money …

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The Blitz – 1/21/18

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review 🐦Tweet of the Week: X x x x x x 📖Read of the Week: Michigan State officials couldn’t be bothered to drive three miles to watch Larry Nassar sentencing https://t.co/h2lG7suX8O Strong reporting via @DanWetzel — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 17, 2018 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement …

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The Blitz 1/14/18

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review 📖Read of the Week: “At this rate, the #NFL’s #concussion protocol is nothing more than words on paper. The only thing they appear to value less are the players on the field.” @donnovanbennett has some worthy suggestions if the NFL really wanted to solve the problem …

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The Blitz 12/23/17

Merry Christmas from Advocacy for Fairness in Sports

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review 📖Read of the Week: In a new op-ed in @statnews, I write that my research with @prof_goldberg “found that the NFL’s private agenda isn’t compatible with public health objectives.” https://t.co/y4HdvnP9YN — Kathleen Bachynski (@bachyns) December 21, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement: My analysis of Harvard …

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The Blitz – Turkey Trot Special

Blitz Turkey Trot Special

Essential Sports & Sports Law News 11/23/17 Happy Thanksgiving 📖This Issue’s Essential Read from Will Hobson & Steven Rich h/t Nancy Hogshead-Makar Hard-hitting @washingtonpost article; The fact that club and Olympic sports are a haven for pedophiles isn’t a sudden revelation. The USOC and NGBs have long known about it, but made the very calculated …

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The Blitz 10/1/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of October 1, 2017   📖Read of the Week: Read of the week honors go to Eric Reid and Malcolm Jenkins for their thoughtful op-eds on why they protest and where they wish to go from here. Eric Reid: Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a …

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The Blitz 9/25/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of September 25, 2017 🐦Tweet of the Week: We’re witnessing one of the most important moments in sports history. — mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) September 24, 2017 📖Read of the Week: Paul D. Anderson captured both the legal and other ramifications of Aaron Hernandez’s Stage 3 CTE diagnosis in …

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The Blitz 9/17/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of September 18, 2017   📖Read of the Week: I was hesitant to use one of my own stories here, and I want you to know I AM NOT plugging my journalism skills, but rather Susan Owens’ story is so moving, so powerful, and so important – I …

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The Blitz

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News  Week of September 3, 2017 🐦Tweet of the Week: This week we have a tie: High school football is 7 times more likely than lightning to cause catastrophic injury. Yet we clear the stadium at sound of thunder. — Kent Johnson (@37919KJ) September 2, 2017 and The first Ezekiel …

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The Blitz – July 17 – 23, 2017

The Blitz

Tweet of the Week: #1 thing fans say about O’Bannon case against the NCAA? It ruined my video game. https://t.co/OFDeDHiu1d — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) July 18, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Painkiller Lawsuit Not sure why this isn’t getting much coverage but ICYMI Judge Denies Remaining Claims in NFL Painkiller Lawsuit https://t.co/cvL9hjFTWh — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) …

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