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Michael McCann

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Past articles by Michael:

Inside the Rise of Michael Jordan's Unrivaled Marketability

It’s possible that we’ll never see another athlete with Michael Jordan’s brand power. → Read More

Jalen Green's Decision Should Make NCAA Uncomfortable

The NCAA continues to dodge meaningful change while the NBA's G League deftly evolves with the times and elevates its status with top prospects. → Read More

Analyzing The "Selfie Lawsuit" Against Tiger Woods

Is Tiger Woods legally responsible for injuries sustained by a fan who took a selfie with Woods in the background? → Read More

Why Diamondbacks Owners Are Suing the Majority Owner

A trio of Diamondbacks limited partners are taking on the principal owner of the club, Ken Kendrick. → Read More

Where FIFA Scandal Goes From Here After New Indictments

It had been a while since the DOJ indicted officials connected with the wide-ranging FIFA scandal, but Monday's developments have re-opened the wound. → Read More

Analyzing the Legal Hurdles of Bringing Back Sports

President Trump voiced a desire sports return by August and September, with fans being allowed to attend games. → Read More

Five Keys to MLB's Crucial Deal With Players Association

MLB struck an important deal with the MLBPA as the sport looks ahead to an uncertain season. → Read More

Breaking Down Lamar Jackson's Lawsuit Against Amazon

One of the NFL's biggest superstars is suing America's online retail behemoth. How could this legal battle play out? → Read More

Adam Silver Appears Willing to Get Creative to Save NBA Season

The NBA commissioner dissected the unique situation facing his league as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Six Possible Fallouts From the Suspended NBA Season

The suspension of NBA games due to the coronavirus will bring about a fallout that goes far beyond the games themselves. → Read More

Unpacking Russell Okung’s NLRB Charge Against NFLPA

Okung insists that NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith and his staff have used illegal methods to obstruct debate on the proposed CBA. → Read More

How MLB Can Defend Sign-Stealing Lawsuits

A DraftKings contestant is suing MLB, the Astros and Red Sox over the sign-stealing scandal. → Read More

What Will It Take to Stop MLB's Service Time Manipulation?

Kris Bryant and many other young stars have been subjected to extra time in the minors to stave off free agency. → Read More

20 Big Questions About MLB's Sign-Stealing Scandal

MLB and the Astros may face numerous legal questions about what has transpired. → Read More

Impact on LSU, Players If OBJ Handed Out Real Money

Breaking down the impact on LSU and its players if the schools investigation shows OBJ gave student-athletes real money after the CFP national championship. → Read More

Possible Repercussions for Edelman After Vandalism Arrest

While it’s unlikely Julian Edelman will face significant legal repercussions for his vandalism arrest, what will the Patriots or the NFL do? → Read More

How the NFL Could Punish the Patriots Following Its Investigation

The NFL found no evidence connecting Bill Belichick and the Patriots' coaching staff to the video recording of the Bengals' sideline on Dec. 8. → Read More

Sources: Peters Resignation Doesn't Resolve Aliu Situation

Akim Aliu will meet with the NHL next week to discuss the systematic problems of race and identity in professional hockey following Bill Peters’ resignation. → Read More

Zion Williamson lawsuit: Did Duke star reside in North Carolina?

Zion Williamson went one-and-done at Duke, but the agent he’s suing claims the NBA star never actually resided in North Carolina. → Read More

Andrew Luck retirement: Colts not legally obligated to offer ticket refunds to fans

Saturday's news of Andrew Luck's retirement has led to Colts fans asking for refunds at the ticket office, but their requests for repayment would ultimately fail in the court of law. → Read More