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Fantasy Football: The Legal Reality
Social Networking: New Risks & Opportunities at Work
Inside NFL's Jaguars Owner's Fulham FC Purchase
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Porn Copyright Trolls Receive Punitive Sanctions
Yankees' Lawyer on Manchester City MLS Partnership
Patent Series: Protecting inventions
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Harlem Shake's Copyright Issues
Why Did Godzilla & James Bond Need Congress' Protection?
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>LABJ Forum -- Go Westwood Angelenos?
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Region C Contenders Have Lingering Process Questions.
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Alex Rodriguez Files Lawsuit Against MLB
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by Dan Brecher on October 9, 2013
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Former Chapel Hill Tutor Indicted in Sports Agent Investigation
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Will Yankees Give In To Cano’s $300-Million Contract Request?
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Atari Files Reorganization Plan to Exit Bankruptcy
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EA Sports Enters Into Settlement Agreement With College Athletes
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NCAA Lifts Certain Penn State Sanctions
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