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Richard Kent Publishes Big East Confidential

Richard Kent, lawyer, sports writer and Connecticut Sports Law Guest Columnist, has published a new book entitled Big East Confidential with an insider’s look at the 2010-11 men’s basketball season, which of course culminated in a national championship for the University of Connecticut. Big East Confidential is available on and an autographed copy can be purchased […]

Book Review: “The Racket” by Richard Kent

I recently had the opportunity to read Attorney Richard Kent’s latest sports book, and first novel, The Racket.  Kent tells the story of Darrell Howard, an African-American boy from Hartford who is introduced to the game of tennis and improbably develops into a star.  In the first of Kent’s many references to real personalities and events from the […]

Connecticut Sports Law Celebrates Second Anniversary

I am proud to mark the second anniversary of Connecticut Sports Law.  The blog continues to exceed my expectations from its launch two short years ago.  To all Connecticut Sports Law readers and supporters, we thank you for your support.   This group includes my wife, family, friends and my employer, Updike, Kelly & Spellacy.  The past year brought […]


Connecticut Sports Law thanks the following guest authors who have provided their insight, expertise and contributions to the site: John Burnor, Student Columnist John Burnor is a third-year law student at Quinnipiac University School of Law with a concentration in Intellectual Property. He is a certified member of the Quinnipiac Probate Law Journal and is a member of Phi Delta […]

UConn Women Beats Stanford, But Fan Complacency Remains

By Richard Kent  UConn-Stanford women at the Hartford XL Center was all it was cracked up to be and more.  UConn faced its only half time deficit of the season at 40-38 but stormed back in the second half with one of its patented runs to win by 12.   UConn was led by its two all-American candidates, […]

Big East Men’s Basketball Preview

By Richard Kent 1. Villanova: They are so deep at guard that it is scary.  A Final Four team last year.Corey Fisher leads. 2. WVU: Da’Sean Butler may be the best player in the Big East. 3. UConn: Also a Final Four team last year.  They boast the best coach in Jim Calhoun.  Stanley Robinson […]

Rutgers-UConn Rivalry Deserves a Bigger Stage

By Richard Kent There is some talent in Big East football.  The perception nationally is much worse than the reality.  Cincinnati is a legitimate Top 10 team.  Pittsburgh has some great young talent.  Noel Devine is a great running back for West Virginia. The Conference needs a 9th team, if for no other reason than to […]

Big East Women’s Basketball Preview

Connecticut Sports Law is pleased to announce that attorney and veteran sports writer Richard Kent will be sharing his writing and expertise on UConn and Big East sports, particularly football and men’s and women’s basketball.  Kent has authored a number of sports books, including Lady Vols and UConn: The Greatest Rivalry, Inside Women’s College Basketball: […]