Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

The Pittsburgh Pirates – Baseball’s Biggest Story

By Sam Mann Full Disclosure: this post is not really about the law. It’s more about the business/management of baseball. I guess you could draw a tacit connection but I think that sort of stretches it. Nonetheless, I am plowing forward. In what almost everyone would deem a surprise, the Pittsburgh Pirates are in First […]

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

Links – July 10

By Sam Mann Here are a couple of links that caught our eyes the last few days: The guys at Freakonomics apparently have a blog as well. A recent post muses why Law School is like the NFL Draft. Interesting post, but not all that ground breaking, although any time we can compare law school […]

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Dodgers File Bankruptcy

By Sam Mann A lot of potential topics to cover tonight. We have the two big labor disputes in the NFL and the NBA, the Mets/Madoff crisis and a multitude of NCAA drama, from North Carolina to Ohio St. to USC to Boise State (I think the most amazing thing with the NCAA stuff is […]

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Unlike the NFL, we’re back!

Obviously a lot has happened since we last joined you, although as our title indicates, a resolution to the NFL’s labor trouble is not one of those things.  We thought we would take this opportunity to quickly run through a few items. In no particular order … Businessman Jim Crane has agreed to purchase the […]

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Anyone want to buy the Dodgers with me?

We included a link about two weeks ago to an LA Times article talking about the financial troubles of LA Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and whether he had any legal remedies. Well, over the last 24 hours, that story has become a lot more interesting. Major League Baseball has stepped in and took over the […]

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

The NFL Lockout and You

A lot has been said and written about the labor issues and the ensuing lockout in the NFL, but we feel it is still useful to highlight a few of the major issues. The NFL Players Association de-certified for the second time in its history. De-certifying as a union was a bold negotiating strategy pursued […]