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Sunday, May 16, 2010
 
The Sports Commentary Interview of Jay Reisinger

Nice interview by The Sports Commentary of sports lawyer Jay Reisinger, who has represented Andy Pettitte and Sammy Sosa, among other professional athletes, and who's recently started a new blog, with an emphasis on sports law.

Here's an excerpt of Jay's interview:
With respect to a contract dispute, it is important to convey a message of “fairness” with respect to an athlete’s salary requests. In almost every case, athletes are only seeking to be paid fairly within a sport’s salary structure. In this regard, athletes are just like anyone else in the job market. People in other professions want to be paid in line with similarly situated employees, just as athletes do. It is important for an athlete’s representative to softly convey this message.
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