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Could Tim Tebow Make You Pay to Pray?

On October 30, 2012 By Brooke McLeod

Tim Tebow, the New York Jets back-up quarterback, has moved one step closer to trademarking his signature move of “Tebowing.”  On October 9, the trademark was published for opposition, meaning that anyone who wants to oppose the registration has 30 days to file a substantiated claim.  If no one does, then Tim Tebow [...]

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University of Alabama Crimson Tide football coach Nick Saban, who has been hailed as one of college football’s great coaches, is in the news again.  And no, not over allegations of oversigning, oversigning again, using medical scholarships, or just generally being reviled by LSU fans [...]

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It’s been a few rough months for the New Orleans Saints.  The ‘bounty’ program, in which Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams paid members of the New Orleans Saints defense in 2009 to injure players, was recently exposed. The NFL and Roger Godell have yet to announce what the punishment is going to [...]

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After a 2010-11 college football season in which two teams – Auburn and Texas Christian – finished undefeated in the NCAA FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision; formerly Division I-A), more fuel was thrown on the ever-burning debate about the continuing propriety of the BCS as the method of determining the FBS champion. While some mid-major schools [...]

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Distraught fans of the former 2K Sports NFL video game franchise may finally have their day in court, nearly seven years after EA Sports locked up an exclusive license to produce video games featuring NFL teams and players. In 2004, a year during which EA Sports’ Madden NFL 2005 sold for $50 and [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On March 14, 2011 By JETLaw

In the news. . .

The National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau has released a new list of things companies cannot do in advertisements.

Small victory for LimeWire as federal judge rules statutory damages for P2P infringement constitute one infringement, not multiple.

Federal judge rules that StubHub [...]

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As the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the National Football League (NFL) and the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) expires today and the two sides continue to maneuver in anticipation of a lockout, the owners now will likely have to go to the mattresses with a slightly smaller war chest. And by slightly, I [...]

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Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder is angry. No, not about the fact that the Redskins have a losing record under his ownership. No, not about the Donovan McNabb deal that went south. Not even about the Albert Haynesworth fiasco. What’s really got Snyder up in arms is a local paper’s criticisms [...]

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To Play or Not to Play?

On January 25, 2011 By Richard Jacques

As I sit here a few hours before my beloved Green Bay Packers face our hated rivals — the Chicago Bears — for the right to play in Super Bowl XLV, I am struck at the thought of what will happen after the season ends and all the teams are finished. If you have been [...]

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Concussion Lawsuits Blindside NFL

On January 18, 2011 By Nathan McGregor

This just in: “Hitting your head thousands of times appears to create a disease that slowly and quietly causes your brain cells to die.” For more than a decade, the National Football League (NFL) had steadfastly denied any connection between multiple concussions and permanent brain damage. While the League now publicly Continue Reading