Game Commitment Clauses Gain Traction in Coaching Contracts

Andy Katz of ESPN.com posted an interesting article about a growing trend in college coaching contracts – game commitment clauses. When a coach leaves a school, that school is often compensated by way of a buyout clause, a topic that I have covered in detail.  However, some schools are now negotiating language that requires a […]

NCAA Denies Todd O’Brien’s Appeal; Reform Necessary

ESPN is reporting that Todd O’Brien’s final appeal in his waiver request was denied by the NCAA.  Andy Katz writes, “Saint Joseph’s has finally won. It’s over. Todd O’Brien won’t play college basketball this season for UAB.”  For those of you who are unfamiliar with O’Brien’s story, see my post Todd O’Brien Denied Release By St. Joseph’s. […]

Todd O’Brien Denied Release By St. Joseph’s

SI.com has posted an interesting letter from Todd O’Brien, a former basketball player at St. Joseph’s University presently attending the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB).  O’Brien transferred to UAB as a graduate student and intended to take advantage of the same NCAA rule that allows graduate students, such as Wisconsin’s Russell Wilson, to transfer for their last year of eligibility […]