In this episode, I reflect on the tragic loss of Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández and how his story of fleeing Cuba supersedes his baseball story. My deepest condolences and sincerest prayers to José Fernández's mother, grandmother, family, friends, and the Miami Marlins organization.
In this episode, I discuss the headlines surrounding Colin Kaepernick's choice to not stand during the national anthem and how his choice to do is, in fact, protected under the US Constitution.
In this episode, I sit down with Judge Louis Schiff, a Broward County judge and an adjunct professor at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law, to discuss his new casebook "Baseball and the Law" and discuss the many legal issues plaguing the baseball world.
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In this episode, I discuss the 80-game suspension of Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon after testing positive for PEDs and whether this latest suspension could trigger a revision in the MLB drug testing policy.
n this episode, I talk about the continued downfall of QB Johnny Manziel, who lost his endorsement deal with Nike and was fired by NFL super agent Drew Rosenhaus this week.
In this episode, I discuss the murder of former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith, Louisiana's definition of second degree murder, and possible motive for Smith's murder.
In this week's episode, I talk about "baseball diplomacy" following an exhibition game organized by Major League Baseball between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban national baseball team in Cuba. I provide a personal anecdote, as well, about Cuba and why it'll take more than a baseball game to resolve issues between the US and Cuba.
In this episode, I discuss the Chicago White Sox asking Adam LaRoche to not bring his son into the clubhouse again and what legal recourse Adam LaRoche has. Additionally, I talk about how an oral agreement between him and the White Sox is moot here.
In this episode, I discuss the discovery of a knife recovered at OJ Simpson's former property and how OJ cannot be re-prosecuted if there is any link between him, the knife, and the 1994 murders of Nicole Brown-Simpson and Ron Goldman.
In this episode, I discuss the Dallas Police Department's investigation into a domestic violence incident between quarterback Johnny Manziel and his ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley and why higher charges should have been reviewed by a grand jury.
My LawNewz piece on potential criminal charges against Manziel: http://lawnewz.com/sports/why-football-star-johnny-manziel-could-face-criminal-charges/