NFL Agent Sues NFLPA for Harassment and Harm to Reputation

By Joseph M. Hanna, of Goldberg Segalla   NFL player agent Vincent Porter is suing the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), claiming that they unfairly harassed him over dismissed criminal charges and ultimately ruined his professional reputation.   In 2014,...

Professional Athletes Should Not Borrow Money from their Agents

By Garrick A. Farria   There has been a recent trend over the past decade or so that finds sports agents of all stripes being asked, no expected, to furnish goods and services all in the name of assisting their clients with upcoming draft position and eventual...

Oregon Doubles Down on Sports Agent Responsibilities

By Walter T. Champion   In the days of legend, sports agents were likely to be car salesmen, or worse. There was a strident call for regulation that was answered by sports unions and state legislatures. But, it was piece-meal at best; some regimes even appeared...