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Rosenhaus asks court to confirm another arbitration award

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 24 / 16

E arlier this year, a federal judge vacated NFL agent Drew Rosenhaus’ $516,415 NFLPA arbitration award against his former client, Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson . Now Rosenhaus, who represents more than 100 NFL players,...

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SFX Basketball signs Serbian teen

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