CT Sports Law’s Top Story Lines of 2013 – Part I

20136.  The topic of NCAA Transfer Rules has captured the attention of the general mediaAlthough these rules are in dire need of change, we offered some tips for navigating the current system.

7.  The Connecticut Whale Era ended, leaving the future of professional hockey in Hartford in doubt.

8.  Johnny Manziel had a busy year, from suing a T-Shirt vendor to instigating conversation over the NCAA’s marketing rules to receiving a 1-half suspension for allegedly accepting money for his autographMy students at Quinnipiac Law School also weighed in on Manziel.

9.  John Burnor wrote a great original piece for CT Sports Law on Derek Boogaard and Painkillers in the NHL.

10.  The National Letter of Intent (NLI), also known as “the worst contract in American sports “continued to spark controversyWe also fielded the question of whether a Mom can challenge the NLI.

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