NFLPA suspends contract adviser

Updated: October 12, 2010, 6:44 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The NFL Players Association has suspended contract adviser Marlon Sullivan for six months and fined him $10,000 because his employee gave money to a former college football player.

Under NFLPA regulations, contract advisers are held responsible for the actions of recruiters.

Sullivan also failed to sign a disclosure form acknowledging that Sullivan would pay the recruiter a fee to recruit the player as a client of Sullivan's

The NFLPA didn't name the player involved.

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