O.J. Simpson will get his freedom, but then what?
July 21, 2017
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — When O.J. Simpson gets out of prison in October for his first taste of freedom in nine years, he will have the mementos he was convicted of stealing in a Las Vegas heist, his guaranteed NFL pension and, with any luck, certain life skills he says he acquired behind bars.
Beyond that, the 70-year-old sports legend faces an uncertain future.
"The legitimate mainstream business opportunities for Juice in the megabuck world of professional sports are slim and none," said John Vrooman, an economics professor and sports industry expert at Vanderbilt University.