Friday Sports Briefs

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 filed by former players against the NFL, estimated to exceed eighty lawsuits, have been combined according to Maryclaire Dale of the Associated Press (via PackersNews.com). According to Dale, the consolidated case will be before Senior U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody in Philadelphia.  Former Patriots fullback Kevin Turner is quoted in the article.

UConn Football Kickoff Times, TV Coverage Announced

Desmond Conner of the Hartford Courant has posted some updated kickoff times and television coverage for UConn football.  The Huskies open their season against UMass on Thursday, August 30, at  7:30 p.m.   The game will be covered by SNY.

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