2013 Ruling Sports Summer Interns

It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to the 2013 Ruling Sports summer interns!  These five individuals were chosen out of many applicants because of their knowledge of the law, great writing skills and passion for sports.  I am looking forward to working with them this summer and hopefully serving as a mentor as they move forward with their careers. JARED BERMAN After … Continue reading 2013 Ruling Sports Summer Interns

The Curious Case Of Kobe Bryant’s Memorabilia: Will He Get It Back?

According to legal documents, for over fifteen years, Kobe Bryant’s mother, Pamela, held onto many of the mementos documenting her son’s illustrious basketball career.  Like many mothers before her, Pamela alleges that she asked Kobe if he wanted the items back.  Like many children before him, Kobe allegedly retorted that he did not.  Needing space in her home to create a playroom for her grandchildren, … Continue reading The Curious Case Of Kobe Bryant’s Memorabilia: Will He Get It Back?

Your Super Bowl Reporter: What Do You Want To Know?

Here is the truth of the matter:  I wouldn’t be where I am today without all of you. When I launched RulingSports.com on July 1, 2011, I had no idea if anyone would read what I wrote (save for my parents, who constantly remind me they are my biggest fans–they are forced to be).  Much to my surprise, more people than my two parents read … Continue reading Your Super Bowl Reporter: What Do You Want To Know?

Fall 2012 Ruling Sports Interns

I am pleased to introduce the Fall 2012 Ruling Sports interns!  These two impressive students will be joining Danielle Blanchard, Richard Braun, John Fabiano, and Andrew Riley who have continued on as interns from their summer internships. Ben Courtney Ben Courtney is a Marketing student at the University of Colorado and a 2012 Leeds Business of Sports graduate. He has held multiple sales and marketing … Continue reading Fall 2012 Ruling Sports Interns

Chicago Bears Kicker Robbie Gould Partners With Humana and Others to End Childhood Hunger in Northern Illinois

At age 30 and in his eighth season with the Chicago Bears, NFL kicker Robbie Gould has built an impressive career for himself.  That career includes notable statistics, like his 2006 selection for the NFL Pro Bowl and being the third most accurate kicker in NFL history.  However, when it comes to his legacy, Gould says, “I hope I’m remembered more for what I do … Continue reading Chicago Bears Kicker Robbie Gould Partners With Humana and Others to End Childhood Hunger in Northern Illinois

Terms of the NFL Referees’ New Labor Agreement

The following terms were provided by the NFL: Eight-year term covering the 2012-2019 seasons. The current defined benefit pension plan will remain in place for current officials through the 2016 season (or until the official earns 20 years of service). The defined benefit plan will then be frozen. Retirement benefits will be provided for new hires, and for all officials beginning in 2017, through a … Continue reading Terms of the NFL Referees’ New Labor Agreement

Joint Statement from the NFL and NFLRA

The NFL and NFLRA are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement tonight on an eight-year collective bargaining agreement, subject to ratification by the NFLRA. “Our officials will be back on the field starting tomorrow night,” Commissioner Roger Goodell said. “We appreciate the commitment of the NFLRA in working through the issues to reach this important agreement.” “Our Board of Directors has unanimously … Continue reading Joint Statement from the NFL and NFLRA