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Is Cheating Fair Game for Prenuptial Agreements?

The sports world is all aflutter with the National Enquirer’s report that Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren are considering remarriage. It was also reported that, due to Tiger’s well-documented penchant for philandering, Elin and Tiger’s second marriage will only take place with a premarital agreement that includes a so-called infidelity clause: a clause that calls […]

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Legal Preparations Today Can Save Emotional Grief Tomorrow

It is well documented and established that many professional athletes have fallen victim to economic difficulties, sometimes even having to file for bankruptcy, despite earning a great deal of money throughout their career. This revelation gets amplified when the individual becomes physically incapacitated. As a professional athlete, it is difficult to prepare for the worst […]

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How to Have an Offense That Makes The Athletes You Represent Smaller Targets

On any given day, I see multiple e-mails about professional athletes’ personal lives. Today, it was an ESPN feature captioned “Tiger Woods and the Worst Divorces” in Sports. Athletes who sign contracts to play professional sports know, going in, that they are targets for opposing team members on the court or field. What they don’t […]

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On Your Side Professionally

In a world of sports where marketing and consumer perception are paramount in maintaining image and brand value, it is often convenient for leagues to simply distance themselves from players involved in controversial events: convenient for the leagues and devastating for the players. Regardless of guilt or circumstance, being cut off from an income and […]

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When in Crisis, Watch Your Blind Side the First 48 Hours

Today, negative reports of professional athletes dominate the headlines. Within minutes it can ravage reputations and diminish an athlete’s brand. Therefore, in a time of instant and lasting impressions, knowing the strategies and tactics that bulletproof a professional athlete’s reputation is a career survival imperative. It’s no longer a question of whether crises will happen. […]

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