CT Sports Law Readers Need Your Votes!

Connecticut Sports Law needs your help, and your votes, for a very good cause! Angel Peterson and Dan Oliveira, good friends and regular readers of Connecticut Sports Law, need your help to win their dream wedding.  Angel and Dan are one of twelve couples vying to win an all-expenses-paid wedding at the Society Room in […]

The National Letter of Intent Should Remain in Place

By Dan Mokrycki National Signing Day always takes place on the first Wednesday of February, and is quickly becoming quite popular in the collegiate and high school football communities alike.  This past Wednesday morning, at 7:00AM marked the initial opportunity for high school student athletes to formally announce, through a binding “National Letter of Intent”, which college football […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Ryan Howard Home Run Ball Creates Legal Controversy The baseball that Philadelphia Phillies slugger Ryan Howard hit for his 200th career home run has become a lesson for contract law students.  After a 12-year-old fan caught the ball, the Phillies invited her to the club house and offered her an autographed baseball in exchange for […]

Follow Dan Canavan on Twitter

Dan Canavan, Connecticut Sports Law contributing editor and hockey expert, is now on Twitter.  For quick updates on the NHL and other sports law and business issues, follow @DanielRCanavan.  Also, note that Dan’s tweets will be posted on the right-hand column of the blog.

As Phoenix Coyotes Saga Continues, Hartford is Silent

By Dan Canavan Will the Bankruptcy Court Accept a Lower Offer to Keep the Coyotes in AZ? A week ago Friday, Jerry Reinsdorf filed an offer to buy the Phoenix Coyotes for $148 million and keep the franchise in Glendale.  The Reinsdorf group appears to be the only serious bidder to have appeared in anticipation of the August […]

McCann: Are Ortiz Steroid Rumors Slanderous?

Michael McCann of the Sports Law Blog was interviewed on Stone Cold Sports about whether rumors of David Ortiz using steroids constitute slander.  See the video for McCann’s analysis. more about “McCann: Are Ortiz Rumors Slanderous“, posted with vodpod  

NY Giants Tap Waiting List, Still Can’t Sell PSLs

Last August, with some help from Gary Solomon, I wrote about the Jets and Giants’ decision to sell PSLs in their new shared stadium.  Despite sifting through their enormous waiting list, the New York Giants have been unable to sell out their new stadium.  Neil Best of Newsday (by way of ProFootballTalk.com) writes: One of the most […]

Quinnipiac Faces Title IX Lawsuit Over Elimination of Women’s Volleyball

Quinnipiac University has been sued for alleged violations of Title IX in connection with the university’s decision to eliminate its women’s volleyball team.  The class action suit has been brought by four current Quinnipiac players, one incoming recruit, and the former head volleyball coach, Robin Lamott Sparks, in the United States District Court for the […]