Friday Sports Briefs

Florida International Panthers v Miami HurricanesNCAA Suspends Investigation of Miami

The NCAA has suspended its investigation of the University of Miami and the scandal involving former booster Nevin Shapiro after it was discovered that NCAA investigators improperly obtained documents from Shapiro’s defense attorney.  Tim Epstein of the Sports Law Blog has the story.

Junior Seau’s Estate, Family Sues NFL

The Estate of Junior Seau and his children have filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL following the revelation that Seau sufferred from Chronic Traumatic Encephelopathy (CTE).  Frank Schwab of the Shutdown Corner has the storyMike Florio of Pro Football Talk discusses the allegations and challenges that Seau’s legal team faces.

The One-Year Renewable Scholarship: the Modern Reserve Clause?

Rob Romano, sports attorney and professor, writes that the one-year renewable scholarship long required by NCAA rules may be akin to the reserve clause in Major League Baseball.  Great work, Rob.

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