Friday Sports Briefs

Jerry Sandusky’s Fate in the Hands of the Jury

The trial of former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky on charges of child molestation is now in the hands of the jury.  Connecticut Attorney Rich Meehan has a great post on his Connecticut Post blog “Due Process”, where he discusses defending a client like Sandusky.  The post is entitled “Playing for the Fumbles: Defending Sandusky.”

NFL Players and Holdouts

Former NFL offensive lineman Ross Tucker, writing for, and Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio share their thoughts on the use of player holdouts as negotiating leverage

Fired Coaches and Buyouts has compiled a list of the buyout figures for 13 college football coaches who were fired during or after the 2011 season.  The combined buyouts total more than $27 million.

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