Tom O’Connell is an MLB Certified Agent and Founder and President of O’Connell Sports Management, located in Tampa, FL. In this role, he has negotiated over $275 million in contracts and nearly $15 million in draftee bonuses. Tom has represented professional baseball players … [Read more...] about Student v. Student Athlete: How the New NIL Legislation Could Change the Game
Electronic Arts (EA) CEO Andrew Wilson recently expressed interest in bringing back the once-popular NCAA Football video game franchise, if the legal framework governing college athletics changes in such a way that would permit its existence. Wilson made the comments at the WSJ … [Read more...] about It’s In the Game?: EA CEO Expresses Interest in NCAA Football’s Return, as Legal Questions Loom
Property owners suing Niantic, the developer of augmented reality gaming sensation Pokémon Go, for trespass and nuisance, have likely settled after years of litigation. They submitted a proposed settlement to the US District Court for the Northern District of California. The … [Read more...] about Pokémon Go Class Action Settles as Augmented Reality Legal Questions Remain
According to Billboard, Fifth Harmony’s Normani Kordei has signed a solo management deal with S10 Entertainment & Media. The singer, 21, was featured in a picture posted to Brandon Silverstein’s Twitter with a caption welcoming her to his entertainment group. Kordei will go … [Read more...] about Fifth…Fourth…and Now Third Harmony?
When Billy McFarland and rapper Ja Rule originally tried to realize their vision for Fyre Festival, the disastrous island music festival, this vision likely did not include fighting multiple lawsuits. Now, Ja Rule has alleged that his former business partner McFarland ripped off … [Read more...] about Between Me and You: Fyre Fest’s Ja Rule Blames Business Partner for Bahamas Disaster