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It’s official. The 2011-2012 NBA season will not start on time, if at all. David Stern, commissioner of the NBA, announced on Monday that the first two weeks of the 2011-2012 season would be cancelled and that there could be more games cancelled if the NBA lockout continues. The NBA players’ [...]

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At the onset of the current NFL lockout, I am rooting for the players. The details of the lockout make the NFL players look like oppressed blue-collar workers, and makes the NFL owners look like Uncle Scrooge. But I am worried.

In anticipation of the lockout, the National [...]

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This past Friday, football fans throughout the country heard the news most have been dreading for the past several months. Unable to come to an agreement regarding labor issues, the NFL Players Association and NFL owners broke off negotiations hours before their contract expired. First, the Players Association decertified. Then, ten players filed an antitrust [...]

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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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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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The 2010-11 National Football League (NFL) season began with a powerful sign of solidarity. Prior to the opening kickoff, members of the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings raised a hand in the air and pointed their index fingers towards the sky. The message to the owners, and to the millions of fans [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On January 25, 2010 By JETLaw

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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Can the NFL Learn from Plaxico Burress?

On July 15, 2009 By JETLaw

It appears the National Football League could be headed towards a scenario that some might conceivably categorize as “Plaxico-esque”– referring to former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress who accidently shot himself in the leg last November. The NFL dominates the pro sports landscape in the United States, but if recent reports [...]

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