Friday Sports Briefs

junior-seau1Junior Seau Found to Have CTE

ESPN reported yesterday that football legend Junior Seau, who committed suicide in May, suffered from  chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a brain disease that has been found in numerous other former football players.  Mark Fainaru-Wada, Jim Avila and Steve Fainaru of ESPN.com have the story.

Football Player Sues Louisville

Christian Dennie of the College Sports law Blog writes that Louisville and head football coach Charlie Strong have been sued by a former player over the cancellation of his athletic scholarship.  Coincidentally, my Sports Law class at Quinnipiac Law School will be discussing the case of Taylor v. Wake Forest this week, one of the classic cases on scholarship termination.

Michael McCann to Lead Sports Law Institute at UNH

Congratulations to Michael McCann, who will be launching a new Sports & Entertainment Law Institute at the University of New Hampshire School of Law.

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