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It’s that time of the year again. Winter’s stronghold has loosened, the grass is green, the sun is out, and now it’s time to “play ball!” There is nothing more American than baseball, except possibly litigation. Unfortunately, over the past decade it seems that both of these American institutions have become intertwined. It has become [...]Continue Reading →
Despite the supposed secrecy of grand jury proceedings, several media outlets have reported on various aspects of a federal investigation into American cyclist Lance Armstrong, currently competing in what he has said will be his last Tour de France. The seven-time champion has faced an array of obstacles on and off the [...]Continue Reading →
In the news . . .
U.S. Copyright Czar launches public inquiry into how Americans think copyright infringement law can be improved.
FCC regulatory plan set to be launched soon has broadband providers on the defensive.
Costs associated with Tiger press conference will go to him, not [...]Continue Reading →
In the news . . .
Ex-gay advocacy group battles Disney’s non-discrimination policy through shareholder vote.
Coldplay facing yet another charge of plagiarism.
Big week for baseball as slugger Mark McGwire comes clean on steroid use.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says privacy age is [...]Continue Reading →
On December 3, 2009 By Andrew Cunningham
Although the MLB season ended almost a month ago, and many fans have since directed their full attention to other professional and college sports, for me, the offseason is where the magic happens. Since my Philadelphia Phillies fell just short of glory, I have been recurringly checking for a holiday miracle signing at third base. [...]Continue Reading →
Bill Simmons, the popular writer for ESPN.com, recently discussed the continual leaking of information regarding steroid use in baseball in the early 2000s and compared this lingering phenomenon to, among other less savory things, an automatic debit that just cannot be canceled. The description is apt for a somewhat beguiling [...]Continue Reading →
On March 3, 2009 By JETLaw
It seems that Major League Baseball is mentioned in the news more often for steroid-related scandals than for actual sports news. While steroids have certainly become a major problem for MLB, the media rarely addresses the subject of the league’s culture of alcohol abuse. Alcohol abuse in MLB clubhouses [...]Continue Reading →
Courtesy of former trainer Brian McNamee, the evidence that legendary pitcher Roger Clemens used performance-enhancing drugs is mounting, but that does not necessarily mean the case against him is getting stronger. There is an ongoing investigation into whether Clemens lied under oath when he testified before Congress that he had not [...]Continue Reading →