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Chapter 11: the Pitfall of Athletes and Corresponding Agent Responsibility
April 17th, 2012 at 8:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The controversial Dennis Rodman made headlines again last month; however this time it had nothing to do with partying or basketball, but rather his deteriorating financial situation.  Dennis Rodman joins the unfortunate class of former athletes gone broke, an ever growing list that includes the likes of: Terrell Owens, Antoine...

“It’s a Prescription”: Medical Marijuana and Sports
March 9th, 2012 at 10:40 AM
Buried in the headlines beneath the Ryan Braun drug controversy, ESPN reported  that MMA fighter Nick Diaz was suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for testing positive for marijuana in a pre-fight drug test.  Diaz, one of the best fighters in MMA, told the LA times in 2009 that...

Republican Royal Rumble: Presidential Hopeful Rick Santorum Once Represented World Wrestling Federation
January 5th, 2012 at 7:35 PM
Fresh off a near David-vs.-Goliath-esque victory in the Iowa caucuses, former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum has become a household name in American politics. While Google'ng the potential Republican presidential nominee during his pre-emptive victory speech on Tuesday night, I found an interesting tidbit about Mr. Richard John Santorum: he once represented...

Floyd “Money” Mayweather Suffers Legal Jab, Avoids KO
January 3rd, 2012 at 10:38 AM
Floyd “Money” Mayweather, Jr., the highly talented, undefeated, and often abrasively self-promoting champion boxer, was sentenced to ninety days in a Nevada jail on Wednesday, December 21. In addition to the jail time, Mayweather was ordered to complete 100 hours of community service, pay a $2,500 fine, and complete a...