Sports Law Notes from “Elway to Marino”

ESPN’s 30 for 30 series has produced another fascinating film, “Elway to Marino”, produced by NFL Films and Ken Rodgers, which covers the 1983 NFL Draft and the six quarterbacks that were chosen in the first round. The story is told primarily through the eyes of sports lawyer and agent Marvin Demoff, who represented both Elway and […]

Unguarded Touches Upon Chris Herren’s Coaching Philosophy

I grew up in Massachusetts and followed Fall River’s Chris Herren, mostly while he played for Fresno State and the Celtics.  So for me, Jonathan Hock’s documentary “Unguarded”, which aired on ESPN this week, was a must see.  Hock’s film did not disappoint and it was every bit as captivating as his other ESPN film, “The Best That […]

Should Connecticut HS Coaches Encourage Players to Consider UConn?

Anyone who watched ESPN’s “30 for 30” documentary “The U” recognizes how important it is for Division I college football programs to win the recruiting battles in their home state.  An important element in the recruitment of high school players is the university’s relationship with the high school football coaches throughout the state. Randy Edsall […]