Is the NLI nullified if you are suspended for your high school season?

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I recently received a great question regarding the National Letter of Intent (NLI): If a high school athlete signed a NLI for lacrosse during the early signing period, and is then ineligible for the high school team in spring because of a school suspension, will this suspension nullify the NLI? No, a suspension on its own does not […]

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

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6.  The topic of NCAA Transfer Rules has captured the attention of the general media.  Although 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, […]

Want to Play Sports in College? Take Control of the Recruiting Process

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With school back in session, I have posted an article that I wrote last fall for the Dobler College Consulting blog, published by college admissions consultant Eric Dobler. My recruiting experience was rather unremarkable and probably similar to many of those who were interested in playing Division II and III athletics upon graduation from high […]

Recruiting Seminar at Chelsea Piers, Stamford on December 6

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The Fairfield County Sports Commission and People’s United Bank are presenting a free panel discussion entitled “Everything You Need to Know About the College Recruiting Process, but Were Afraid to Ask” on Thursday, December 6 at 6:30 pm at Chelsea Piers in Stamford. Athletic coaches and administrators from the University of Bridgeport, Fairfield University and Sacred […]

Want to Play Sports in College? Take Control of the Recruiting Process

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Eric Dobler, a college admissions consultant from Cheshire, Conn. recently contributed an excellent post to Connecticut Sports Law entitled Eligibility: The Key for Aspiring College Athletes.  I returned the favor by writing a guest post for his blog, the Dobler College Consulting blog, on the recruiting process.  Here is an excerpt of the post: My recruiting experience […]

Eligibility: The Key for Aspiring College Athletes

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By Eric Dobler If you are an aspiring college athlete, eligibility is a key word for you. If you’re not eligible, you won’t be able to play the game that you’ve grown up loving. So, what do you have to do in order to be eligible?  For college eligibility, you will need at least an overall […]

Sack: Multi-Year Scholarships a Historic NCAA Change

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Allen Sack, professor and interim dean in the College of Business at the University of New Haven, has been a leading advocate for student-athletes’ rights.  Sack provided important testimony in support of the Student-Athletes’ Right to Know Act which was adopted by the Connecticut General Assembly and became effective this past January.  In his testimony, Sack […]

Discussing the Recruiting Process at Fairfield Prep

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Last Thursday night, I had the opportunity to meet with the Fairfield Prep Fathers’ Club and participate on a panel discussion entitled “Transitioning to College Athletics.”  The panel primarily focused on the recruiting process across Divisions I, II and III.  It was a productive discussion, and there were three interesting points that are worth sharing: For […]

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