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Tyler Skaggs, a pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels, passed away on July 1st in a Texas hotel room while traveling with the team. The autopsy revealed that Skaggs’ death was caused by choking on his own vomit while under the influence of alcohol, oxycodone, oxymorphone, and fentanyl. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency initiated […]

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The Homegrown Player Rules in the MLS

On November 11, 2019 By

The successful reception of the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States led to the creation of Major League Soccer (“MLS”) in 1996.

In April 2003, the MLS Players Union (renamed the MLS Players Association in 2017) was recognized as the exclusive collective bargaining representative of–and the first labor organization formed by–all […]

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The NBA and the Lie of Amateurism

On March 14, 2019 By

On February 20, the basketball world looked on in disbelief as Zion Williamson grasped his knee, writhing in pain. To his side were tattered remains of his left sneaker, split open from the force of his pivot.  Zion Williamson is not new to the spotlight; his highlight reels and dunks have been a Continue Reading

Hail Mary: Why Kaepernick Has No Prayer for Relief

On November 10, 2017 By

During the 2016 NFL season, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick drew national attention when he knelt during the national anthem before games to protest racial injustice. His kneeling sparked a national conversation, as well as a sharp divide between supporters of his cause, such as the 200,000 individuals who signed a petition to […]

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The Browns Can't Even Beat Staph Infections

On April 21, 2010 By

The Cleveland Browns have endured a lot of problems. The once-proud organization that produced four AFC and four NFL Championships during the 1940s and 1950s, along with hall-of-fame running back Jim Brown, is now remembered for its more infamous losses: “The Drive” and “The Fumble.” The Browns also endured the humiliation […]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On January 25, 2010 By

In the news . . .

Judge reduces jury verdict against Jammie Thomas-Rasset by 97%.

Pope encourages use of new media.

Severance packages, the Rolling Stones’ “Satisfaction,” and Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog: Final week of The Tonight Show raises interesting contract and intellectual property issues.

Actress […]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On October 26, 2009 By

In the news . . .

Musicians use Freedom of Information Act to find out how the government is using their music.

The continued battle over net neutrality.

New music service being launched by Google, iLike and Lala partnership.

Big Brother winner Adam Jasinski uses prize money […]

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The NFL Player’s Association (NFLPA) is currently under federal investigation for allegedly holding secret meetings with NFL owners to discuss the future of the collective bargaining agreement. Confirmation of these investigations came after Mary Moran, the Director of Human Resources for the NFLPA, who is on forced administrative leave, filed a lawsuit claiming […]

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