Category Archives: Sports

March 08, 2013

Matt Mitten, Director of the National Sports Law Institute

Matt Mitten, Director of the National Sports Law Institute: First, can you tell readers how the National Sports Law Institute got started and what its mission is? Founded in 1989, the National Sports Law Institute (NSLI) of Marquette University Law School is the first  Institute of its kind associated with … Read Article →

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February 18, 2013

Jim O’Brien: Teamwork important in health care and basketball for Jennifer

Teamwork important in health care and basketball for Jennifer By Jim O’Brien From Pittsburgh Business Times Jennifer Bruce Scott is proud to say she was always a good team player. This attribute served her well as one of the outstanding basketball players in the history of the University of Pittsburgh. … Read Article →

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January 21, 2013

Jim O’Brien: Joe David directs all-star physical therapy program

Jim O’Brien: Joe David directs all-star physical therapy program Jim O’Brien for Pittsburgh Business Times A familiar sports figure was seated across the desk from Joe David in his corner office at David Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center in Mt. Lebanon. Dave Giusti, the National League’s relief pitcher of … Read Article →

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January 12, 2013

Sam Clancy, Pitt Basketball/NFL-USFL Defensive End

Sam Clancy: First, can you let readers know what you are doing now for your alma mater Pitt and how you got involved in that role? I’m currently the varsity letter club coordinator. My job basically is to re-connect Pitt with all of the former letterwinners- both men and women – that … Read Article →

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December 30, 2012

Gustine’s view of Pittsburgh remains a positive one

Gustine’s view of Pittsburgh remains a positive one By Jim O’Brien Jim O’Brien  column for Pittsburgh Business Times There is a spectacular view of downtown Pittsburgh from the offices of Frank Gustine Jr. high above his boyhood hometown of Green Tree. Standing by his desk on the seventh floor of … Read Article →

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December 15, 2012

Andrew Bondarowicz, National Association of Sports Agents & Athlete Representatives

Andrew Bondarowicz, National Association of  Sports Agents & Athlete Representatives: First, can you let readers know about the National Association of  Sports Agents & Athlete Representatives – what inspired you to launch  the association and how you went about doing so?  I have been formally certified as a contract advisor … Read Article →

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November 28, 2012

Jeffrey Dobin, Agent. Athlete Advocates

Jeffrey Dobin, Athlete Advocates First, can you let readers know how you and your firm got involved in sports law – was this an intended focus for you all along? My firm was created with the purpose to provide top caliber legal services to athletes. I made the decision to … Read Article →

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October 22, 2012

Andy Simms, Co-Founder, PlayersRep Sports Management

Andy Simms, Co-Founder, PlayersRep Sports Management First, can you let readers know how you got started as an agent and how you helped start PlayersRep in 1997? I was just a 22 year old 1st year law student with a few ideas really.  The long and short of it is simple … Read Article →

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October 11, 2012

RIP Beano Cook: 2011 PSDB Interview with Beano Cook

Beano Cook (September 26,  2011): First, can you let readers know how you got started as a broadcaster and what experiences  helped you along the way? I got into broadcasting by luck. Roone Arledge, then president of ABC Sports, hired me to be in the studio for the Scoreboard show and … Read Article →

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October 05, 2012

Matt Rippin, Harlequins Rugby Youth Programs Coordinator

Matt Rippin: First, can you tell readers how you became the coordinator for the Harlequin’s youth programs and what that entails?   I played for the Harlequins until I was about 27. Every member of the Rugby Football Club (that’s the team itself) is expected to contribute to the Rugby … Read Article →

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