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Bob Wallace Talks Sports On Scoops With Danny Mac Podcast - Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainment - United States - Mondaq News Alerts

Bob Wallace, the chair of Thompson Coburn's sports law group, was featured on the podcast Scoops with Danny Mac, to discuss what's happening in football, St. Louis and sports law.

In "The Kilcoyne Conversation," published on November 22, Bob sat down with Martin Kilcoyne, the News Director at Fox 2. The pair share a long history and passion for sports and the city.

Before coming to Thompson Coburn, Bob served as general counsel and executive vice president of the St. Louis Rams. Before that, he worked in the front offices of the Philadelphia Eagles and the St. Louis Football Cardinals.

Bob and Martin talked about Bob's years spent as a running back at Yale and joked about how he is probably the only person to have worked for two NFL teams that packed up and left town. Bob shared a story about his time working for the Cardinals when the team was considering a move out of St. Louis. He said it was top secret and they weren't sure if they would be going to Baltimore or Arizona until the last minute. The move eventually led Bob to a 200-day-a-year commute to Arizona.

Bob talked about being the first intern the NFL ever had during law school and the work it took to become a high level executive in the NFL. He said he reached out to the owner of the Cardinals, Bill Bidwill, who had shared similar experiences as a ball boy in the NFL and a student at Georgetown University. The rest was history as Bob accepted a position as a lawyer in St. Louis working on player negotiations and...

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