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Raymond Savage Jr. is Going to Jail in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Raymond Lee Savage Jr., former CEO and President of Savage Sports Management and All-American linebacker at the University of Virginia, is going to jail in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama for having one of his employees illegally contact former University of Alabama wide-receiver, Tyrone Prothro, while Prothro was in college (the year was 2005). The employee was … Continue reading “Raymond Savage Jr. is Going to Jail in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama”

Proposal To Revise Arkansas’ Athlete Agent Law

Proposal To Revise Arkansas’ Athlete Agent Law                                                           by Darren A Heitner[1]  Arkansas is one of the forty states that has passed the Uniform Athlete Agents Act (UAAA), which requires sports agents to become licensed in the state in order to act as an athlete agent and recruit student-athletes with aspirations of going pro.  One … Continue reading “Proposal To Revise Arkansas’ Athlete Agent Law”

Despite controversy, Auburn quarterback Newton is expected to win big at Heisman

By BRIAN MURPHY McClatchy Newspapers Published Thursday, Dec. 09, 2010 BOISE, Idaho — Boise State quarterback Kellen Moore is headed to New York City as the Broncos’ first-ever Heisman Trophy finalist. He might get to see a coronation. Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, who edged out Moore for the national lead in passing efficiency and carried … Continue reading “Despite controversy, Auburn quarterback Newton is expected to win big at Heisman”

Has the NCAA lost its focus?

By Darren Heitner [1] In Pat Forde’s column from July 30 last Friday titled, Cooperation key to solving agent issue, he wrote the following: “At the very least, the NCAA’s raid of sorts on North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama — those are just the schools we know about — has sent a panic … Continue reading “Has the NCAA lost its focus?”

Athlete Agent Enforcement Thus Far, And Where To Go From Here

Athlete Agent Enforcement Thus Far; Where To Go From Here[1] Roughly a week, a flood began. It started with an NCAA investigation into potential rules violations by players, agents, and even university employees at the University of North Carolina.  It quickly spread to NCAA investigations at the University of South Carolina, University of Florida, University … Continue reading “Athlete Agent Enforcement Thus Far, And Where To Go From Here”

South Carolina Up Next?

South Carolina Up Next? by Darren A. Heitner [1] On Friday, I touched on the serious investigation taking place at the University of North Carolina, where many players have already been interviewed by the NCAA, including Defensive Tackle Marvin Austin.  One item under investigation is travel expenses.  That same item might be a topic of … Continue reading “South Carolina Up Next?”