The Impact Of A $3.1 Million Verdict Against Riddell On Future Football Concussion Litigation

Jurors in a small southern town in Colorado found that Riddell Helmets contributorily negligent in the head injuries a former Trinidad High School (CO) football sustained in 2008.  As a result of its verdict, the jury awarded damages in the amount of $11.5 million, of which Riddell is responsible for paying $3.1 million. The lawsuit arose after Rhett Ridolfi participated in a “Machine Gun Drill” … Continue reading The Impact Of A $3.1 Million Verdict Against Riddell On Future Football Concussion Litigation

The Effectiveness of the NFL’s Three-Day Unrestricted Free Agent Negotiating Window

At 4:00 p.m. ET today, the 2013 NFL free agency signing period kicks off.  For NFL fans, general managers and players alike, the signing period marks one of the most exciting times of the NFL year.  It is a time where teams can rebuild rosters to further Super Bowl hopes and players can seek out new opportunities to build a lasting legacy in the league. … Continue reading The Effectiveness of the NFL’s Three-Day Unrestricted Free Agent Negotiating Window

NFL Injury Report: Rob Ninkovich’s Hip Injury

Each week, RulingSports.com will analyze one NFL player’s injury.  Sports Medicine doctor, Dr. Mandy Huggins (Twitter:  @HugginsMD), will provide medical analysis of the injury.  Alicia Jessop will then break down some of the contract ramifications of the injury. Dr. Mandy Huggins’ Medical Analysis New England’s Rob Ninkovich made Patriots fans worry last Sunday when he left the game with a hip injury. He had to … Continue reading NFL Injury Report: Rob Ninkovich’s Hip Injury

NFL Injury Report: Ryan Matthews’ Collarbone Fracture

Each week, RulingSports.com will analyze one NFL player’s injury.  Sports Medicine doctor, Dr. Mandy Huggins (Twitter:  @HugginsMD), will provide medical analysis of the injury.  Alicia Jessop will then break down some of the contract ramifications of the injury. Dr. Mandy Huggins’ Medical Analysis San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews unfortunately suffered yet another injury on Sunday, this time a left clavicle (collarbone) fracture. As you … Continue reading NFL Injury Report: Ryan Matthews’ Collarbone Fracture

NFL Injury Report: Fred Jackson’s MCL Injury

Each week, RulingSports.com will analyze one NFL player’s injury.  Sports Medicine doctor, Dr. Mandy Huggins (Twitter:  @HugginsMD), will provide medical analysis of the injury.  Alicia Jessop will then break down some of the contract ramifications of the injury. Dr. Mandy Huggins’ Medical Analysis Fred Jackson, RB for the Buffalo Bills, left the game Sunday with a right knee injury. It was later reported that he … Continue reading NFL Injury Report: Fred Jackson’s MCL Injury

The Logic Behind Paul Tagliabue’s Saints Ruling

Nearly nine months after the NFL announced it had evidence demonstrating that the New Orleans Saints engaged in a pay-for-play program, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue overturned the suspensions of four players allegedly involved in the program.  In making his determination, Tagliabue acknowledged that three of the four players engaged in “conduct detrimental to the league” and that current NFL commissioner Roger Goodell could have punished this … Continue reading The Logic Behind Paul Tagliabue’s Saints Ruling

NFL Injury Report: Brian Urlacher’s Leg Injury

Each week, RulingSports.com will analyze one NFL player’s injury.  Sports Medicine doctor, Dr. Mandy Huggins (Twitter:  @HugginsMD), will provide medical analysis of the injury.  Alicia Jessop will then break down some of the contract ramifications of the injury. Dr. Mandy Huggins’ Medical Analysis The media is already speculating about the leg injury sustained by Chicago LB Brian Urlacher on Sunday, reporting today that the team … Continue reading NFL Injury Report: Brian Urlacher’s Leg Injury

Guest Post: A Proactive Cure for the Athlete Wealth Disease Epidemic – Part 2

By:  Todd Burach (Twitter:  @ToddBurach) Todd Burach works in wealth management in New York City. He specializes in asset allocation and investment strategy for upper high net worth clients, including corporate executives, professional athletes and entrepreneurs.  He is a 2007 graduate of Syracuse University where he was a member of Coach Boeheim’s back-to-back Big East championship teams. In 2012, Todd completed his MBA at New … Continue reading Guest Post: A Proactive Cure for the Athlete Wealth Disease Epidemic – Part 2

Guest Post: A Proactive Cure for the Athlete Wealth Disease Epidemic – Part 1

By:  Todd Burach (Twitter:  @ToddBurach) Todd Burach works in wealth management in New York City. He specializes in asset allocation and investment strategy for upper high net worth clients, including corporate executives, professional athletes and entrepreneurs.  He is a 2007 graduate of Syracuse University where he was a member of Coach Boeheim’s back-to-back Big East championship teams. In 2012, Todd completed his MBA at New … Continue reading Guest Post: A Proactive Cure for the Athlete Wealth Disease Epidemic – Part 1

NFL Injury Report: A Week of Concussions

Each week, RulingSports.com will analyze one NFL player’s injury.  Sports Medicine doctor, Dr. Mandy Huggins (Twitter:  @HugginsMD), will provide medical analysis of the injury.  Alicia Jessop will then break down some of the contract ramifications of the injury. Dr. Mandy Huggins’ Medical Analysis Concussion is the name of the game for this week’s injury round-up. The following players were reported as having concussion as a … Continue reading NFL Injury Report: A Week of Concussions