Friday Sports Briefs

Auriemma Advocates for Lowering the Hoop in Women’s Basketball

UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma recently discussed an interesting suggestion for improving the women’s game: lowering the baskets.  John Altavilla has the story and writes that this isn’t a new idea.

Hole-in-One Controversy at Mohegan Sun

Rob Harris over at the Golf Dispute Resolution Blog has the story of a recent hole-in-one controversy at a charity tournament held at Mohegan Sun Country Club’s Pautipaug Golf Course.  Although a golfer made a hole-in-one and seemingly won a lease for a new car, the sponsor would not deliver the car.  Click here to see how the story ended.

Oracle’s America’s Cup Cat Capsizes

Brian Socolow of the Sports Law Blog writes about the challenges that an attorney working with a sporting event faces The close proximity of spectators in SanFrancisco brings a new set of challenges for the America’s Cup, but also may help the sport to grow.  Check out the video below:

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