Contractual Issues

Mike Leach Not Done Suing

The following article was written by Cyle Kiger. Current head coach of Washington State, Mike Leach, was fired from Texas Tech on December 30, 2009 for allegedly mistreating Adam Jones.  The allegations from 2009 were that Leach locked Jones in an electrical garage.  The claim was proved untrue when Jones admitted that allegation was false.  Currently, […]

Sports Agent Disputes

Wills’ Agency Fails; Boldin Wins Suit

The following article was written by Cyle Kiger. Even with a star athlete to represent, Darrell Eugene Wills’ attempt at owning his own sports agency proved to be too much of a risk.  A $170,000 loan was given to Wills by his client and Baltimore Ravens star wide receiver Anquan Boldin.  The loan was a start-up […]

NCAA Violations

An Impermissible Benefit

The following article was written by Cyle Kiger. Nearly every high school senior planning to go on to higher education visits college campuses either in-state or nation-wide.  Mr. Basketball out of Illinois, Ryan Boatright, was suspended by the NCAA for six games due to impermissible benefits his mother received while attempting to attend campus visits during […]

Concussion Litigation

Former Players sue NFL over Concussions, Claim Fraud

The following article was written by Cyle Kiger. Head injuries seem to be in the news daily.  The plaintiffs in this case include Ron Solt and Rich Miano, whom said that the NFL conspired to hide evidence linking concussions to head trauma.  The lawsuit includes both fraud and negligence against the NFL, there have been […]

First Amendment

Fox Fights Discovery

The following article was written by Cyle Kiger. Paying student-athletes is a double edged sword that is an issue growing rapidly.  Collegiate athletes are, admittedly, exploited in many types of media.  In this case, Bill Russell and Oscar Robertson claim that Collegiate Licensing Co. (a partner of the NCAA) and Electronic Arts used their “names, images […]