Friday Sports Briefs

NFLPA Sues NFL for Collusion

The National Football League Players Association has filed suit against the National Football League in connection with salary cap penalties levied against the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins.  To get the flavor of this case, see articles by ESPN’s Andrew Brandt and Sports Illustrated’s Michael McCann.

Pitt Files Suit Against The Big East

Taking a page from West Virginia’s playbook, the University of Pittsburgh has filed suit against The Big East, seeking an earlier departure from the conference than the twenty-seven month period set forth in conference bylaws.  Christian Dennie has the story on the College Sports Law Blog.

Trial of Roger Clemens Marches On

The trial of Roger Clemens on perjury charges has stretched on for 22 days.  ESPN’s Lester Munson writes that questions submitted by the jury to witnesses sheds some light on what the jury is thinking.  Sports Illustrated’s Michael McCann assesses the impact of the testimony of the key witness for the prosecution, Brian McNamee.

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