Friday Sports Briefs

Titans and USC Settle Suit Over Running Backs Coach

The University of Southern California (USC) and the Tennessee Titans have settled their lawsuit over USC’s hiring of running backs coach Kennedy Pola while he was under contract with the Titans.  The terms of the settlement are confidential.  Despite the quiet end to this suit, the legal issues involved in this case are intriguing.  I covered a few of these issues involving college coaching contracts last year in the post Tennessee Titans Sue USC Over Assistant Coach.

The Transition from the NCAA to NBA

Warren Zola of Boston College and the Sports Law Blog has published an excellent article on the rules that affect college basketball players transitioning to the NBA.  Zola, who chairs BC’s Professional Sports Counseling Panel, offers several proposals to improve the process that are worthy of serious consideration.

How to Choose a Sports Agent

Through the Sports Agent Blog, I came across Alvin Greer’s 10 Tips for Choosing Between Sports Agent Firms.  Good information for student-athletes and those advising them.

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