“Ridin’ on a ‘Cole’ Train:” Former Football Player Sues Over Alleged IP Infringement in Gears of War Video Games

Football player turned wrestler, Lenwood Hamilton, filed suit last month alleging the makers of the video game Gears of War used his likeness to create one of the game’s main characters. The suit, filed in federal court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, names five defendants to include Hamilton’s former business associate, Lester Speight, and…

Recent Public Outcry over Lenient Sentencing of Pro Athletes

It’s no secret that the NFL has an image problem. League of Denial, a 2013 Frontline exposé, highlighted the myriad debilitating illnesses and injuries suffered by former and current players. Participation in Pop Warner (the most prominent youth football league in the country) dropped by 9.5% from 2010-2012, a figure that many attributes to head…