Rutgers University fired men’s basketball coach Mike Rice yesterday, after ESPN’s Outside the Lines aired video of Rice kicking his players, throwing basketballs at them, and directing homophobic slurs at them. Rob Romano, sports attorney and professor, was a guest on Fox Sports Radio to discuss the situation including: the responsibility of Rutgers athletic director, Tim Pernetti; […]
Interested in Becoming a Sports Agent? Each year, students in my Sports Law class at Quinnipiac Law School are interested in becoming an agent. Luckily, I co-teach the class with Rob Romano, who was an NFL agent for many years. For those interested in becoming an NFL agent, Andrew Brandt’s recent article on ESPN.com is […]
US-Japan Baseball Transfers Rob Romano has written an interesting analysis of the agreement between the United States and Japan concerning professional baseball players. Romano discusses the history of the arrangement and the posting system that we’ve come to know with recent players such as Daisuke Matsuzaka and Yu Darvish. Helmet Manufacturers and Concussion Litigation Darren Heitner has posted […]
Trial of Jerry Sandusky Under Way in Pennsylvania Rob Romano has two interesting posts on the trial of Jerry Sandusky, examining the defense’s strategy in jury selection and analyzing the jurors that were chosen. Excellent work Rob. Michael McCann has also written an outstanding preview of the Sandusky trial for SI.com. NFL Concussion Lawsuits Consolidated The concussion lawsuits […]
On Tuesday evening, I had the privilege of leading a discussion on O’Bannon v. NCAA and the right of publicity in Professor Rob Romano’s graduate sports law class at St. John’s University. Here are some notes and observations that are worth sharing: When I spoke about O’Bannon with high school students, they were extremely familiar with […]
Connecticut Sports Law guest columnist Rob Romano has been appointed Visiting Professor at Farmingdale State College in the college’s Sports Management Department. Farmingdale State College is the only public college on Long Island to offer bachelor’s degree in Sport Management. Congratulations to Rob!
NFL Coaches File Brief in Lockout Case Rob Romano has the story on the NFL Coaches Association, which recently filed a brief in support of NFL players in the Eighth Circuit court in connection with the NFL lockout case. “Owners and fans increasingly demand immediate success, and coaches whose teams cannot fulfill such severe expectations face […]
Sports Business Panel to be Held in Stamford M.O.D. Success, a networking group for young professionals in Stamford, Conn., is holding a sports business panel on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 from 7-9 p.m. at Butterfield 8 (112 Bedford Street). Panelists include: Dany Berghoff (VP, of Business Development at 21 Sports & Entertainment Marketing Group, Inc.) Brian Smith […]