Tag: NHL

Gary Bettman just cleared the Barr

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Bettman Clears the Barr

May Day 2019 was an unprecedented opportunity for people in North America to behold two important figures appear before two governmental bodies and try their best to sell their disinformation.

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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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Mike Peluso files lawsuit against NHL’s Devils

Mike Peluso lawsuit

  Read the complete lawsuit here.  

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Mike Peluso insists it’s time for the Devils to pay

Mike Peluso lawsuit

On Jan. 3 Peluso filed a lawsuit in a New Jersey federal court against one of the teams he played for during his nine seasons, the New Jersey Devils. Peluso also listed physicians that treated him during his time with the franchise as defendants, along with another company owned by the Devils and Lou Lamoriello, the general manager of the Devils at the time.

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Mike Peluso v. NJ Devils

Mike Peluso lawsuit

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (sports law edition)

Twas the night before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the land
Cases had been argued, seeking remand;
The sports leagues were busy, all driven by greed,
In hopes that their coffers would greatly exceed;

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NHL Concussion Injury Litigation

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Dennis Wideman v. NHL

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The Devil’s in those details and here are the details retired NHLers need to know

Devil in the Details

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