Cozen O’Connor’s “2015 Sports Law for Rookies and Veterans” in Eden Roc Miami Beach generated a buzz in the NBA community regarding the National Basketball Players Association interest in having the age limit to go pro lowered in the next round of collective bargaining. General Counsel for the NBPA Gary Kohlman spoke at the conference saying that it is “quite likely the union will be taking a radically different position” than the NBA on the age issue. To read more, click here.
NFL Players Association Executive Director, DeMaurice Smith, was also on hand to discuss his expectations on the upcoming NFLPA elections that took place in Hawaii on March 15, he was hoping to be elected to his third term (ESPN’s Adam Schefter confirmed DeMaurice Smith was re-elected). "I have a boring job," Smith said. "My job is far more dictated every day by law, regression analysis, budgets, salary, perspective, opinions about where the economy's going to go and the cap. That's a pretty boring job — but I dig it." To read more, click here.