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Young, famous and newly rich: A family dilemma for pro athletes

May 23, 2013
Kobe Bryant's legal battle with his mother over the sale of his childhood memorabilia is an extreme example of the pressure some pro athletes feel from their families when they become wealthy.
Posted In: Sports, NFL, financial literacy

Are the 49ers a good fit for Levi Strauss?

May 9, 2013
Can a partnership with the 49ers save the stagnant brand that is Levi Strauss jeans?
Posted In: 49ers, stadium, levi's, NFL, San Francisco

A former agent reflects on the NFL draft

Apr 25, 2013
ESPN's Andrew Brandt reflects on the draft and why players should have an agent at their side.
Posted In: NFL

NFL draft is less art, more science: A how-to guide

Apr 25, 2013
Big data competes with gut instinct in determining how multimillion dollar contracts are meted out in the NFL draft.
Posted In: Sports, football, NFL

NFL players hire Harvard for health study

Jan 30, 2013
The players will spend $100 million on a 10-year study to find out just how hazardous football is to their health.
Posted In: concussion, NFL, football

'Tebowing,' 'Linsanity'...and now 'Kaepernicking'

Jan 24, 2013
The 49er QB looks to trademark the name of his signature move, but is it worth it?
Posted In: Sports, Colin Kaepernick, NFL, Super Bowl, trademark

Do fired NFL coaches suffer much financially?

Dec 31, 2012
Terminated NFL coaches often resurface elsewhere in the league... along with a fat paycheck.
Posted In: NFL, football

Victoria's Secret at the Dallas Cowboys stadium

Oct 1, 2012
Undies and pigskin: a match made on the gridiron?
Posted In: Retail, Sports, football, NFL, Victoria's Secret

What does it take to be an NFL referee?

Sep 27, 2012
Recipe for a referee: start at the bottom, hit the gym, and keep your day job.
Posted In: NFL, football, Sports, unions, referees

NFL reaches deal with referees, ending lockout

Sep 27, 2012
The National Football League has reached an agreement to end a lockout of referees. The league will give existing referees much of what they want for the next few years, including a defined pension plan and a pay raise.
Posted In: Sports, NFL, referees

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