Friday Sports Briefs

Sports Business Panel to be Held in Stamford M.O.D. Success, a networking group for young professionals in Stamford, Conn., is holding a sports business panel on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 from 7-9 p.m. at Butterfield 8 (112 Bedford Street).  Panelists include: Dany Berghoff (VP, of Business Development at 21 Sports & Entertainment Marketing Group, Inc.) Brian Smith […]

Sports Law Careers: How to Get an Internship

In our Sports Law Careers series, we’ve explored  a number of issues facing those who envision a career in sports law or sports business.  Often times, one of the best suggestions is very simple: get an internship.  An internship can be invaluable for both the work experience and the professional contacts.  But the process of securing an […]

UConn Law Assembles Sports & Entertainment Law Career Panel

A quick thank you to the University of Connecticut School of Law’s Arts, Entertainment and Sports Law Society (AESLS) which held its Sports & Entertainment Law Panel on Monday afternoon.  I was privileged to participate on the panel along with New York sports and entertainment attorneys Stewart L. Levy and Michael D. Steger.  We discussed a variety of issues concerning careers in […]

Part II: Interview with the Wolf Pack’s Bob Crawford

By Dan Canavan Here’s Part II of my interview with Bob Crawford, voice of the Hartford Wolfpack.  Click here to read Part I of the interview. Dan Canavan: As you get ready to call a game, what is your average game day experience here at the XL Center? Bob Crawford: On game day, I usually start […]

Part II of Interview with AHL’s Bill Scott

Here’s Part II of Dan Canavan’s Interview with Bill Scott, the Director of Hockey Operations for the American Hockey League.  Click here to read Part I. Dan Canavan: While each franchise is operated differently throughout the league, how are the teams’ operating costs typically shared between local ownership and NHL parent club? Bill Scott: For […]

Interview with Bill Scott, AHL Director of Hockey Operations

By Dan Canavan With the hockey season well underway, I thought it would be a great time to catch up with Bill Scott, Director of Hockey Operations for the American Hockey League.  Bill is currently in his fourth season with the AHL, after serving as the Coordinator of Hockey Operations for the East Coast Hockey […]

Sports Law Careers: Lewis Howes on Breaking Into Sports

If you’re looking to break into the sports industry, in a legal or non-legal role, Lewis Howes’ Sports Networker blog should be on your list of favorites.  Lewis recently posted a video that provides a response to a commonly asked question: “how do I get a job in sports?” 

National Sports Law Institute Conference on October 23 at Marquette University

Nick Rieder of the National Sports Law Institute (NSLI) of Marquette University Law School sent me a link to the NSLI’s annual conference, which will be held on October 23, 2009 at Marquette University. On Friday, October 23, 2009, the National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School will host a conference titled The Evolution […]