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The FBI Changes the Game in College Basketball

On September 29, 2017 By jmgerken

“To others choosing to conduct business this way in the world of college athletics, we have your playbook.” With that quote, U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim changed the game for college basketball.

Before Tuesday, NCAA sanctions had failed to deter potential cheaters. The stature and financial impact that comes with making a Final Four [...]

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Nike to Lombardi: We Want Our Money Back

On March 31, 2010 By Mark Donnell

The folks at Nike were hoping for a motivational speech. Or at least an audio recording of one. But after shelling out $150,000, all they got were words on a page, the text of one of Vince Lombardi’s famed speeches.

Nike was planning to use the audio recording in a new advertising campaign. But without [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On October 4, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

CBS receiving criticism for lack of homosexual characters on scripted shows. And in the late-night realm, David Letterman sex-scandal/extortion plot getting even more attention.

The verdict is in: Americans don’t like being tracked online.

Federal employees barred from TWD, [...]

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Monday Morning Jetlawg

On July 5, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

– Former Tennesee Titans quarterback Steve McNair and a female friend were found shot to death in a Nashville condominum.

– More legal troubles for Nike: On the heels of a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by Eddie Van Halen, SportsFuzion files against Nike and the Basketball [...]

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