Connecticut’s Legal Bloggers Share Their Secrets

Last night, I had the pleasure of serving as a panelist for a Connecticut Bar Association event entitled Secrets of the Law Bloggers: The Benefits and Challenges of Writing a Law Blog.  For those in attendance, I hope that the panel was interesting and informative.  Connecticut occupies an interesting position in the world of legal blogging.  Law bloggers from […]

4 Points on the NFL Lockout

What are the implications of the decertification of the players’ union? NFL owners have been exempt from antitrust suits by their players on account of the non-statutory labor exemption.  In its simplest terms, the non-statutory labor exemption favors union agreements over antitrust laws.  (It is the non-statutory labor exemption that ultimately defeated Maurice Clarett’s challenge of the NFL’s […]

Jim Calhoun Receives Public Service Award from CBA

The Connecticut Bar Association honored UConn basketball coach Jim Calhoun last week by awarding him the 2010 Distinguished Public Service Award.  Although Calhoun is best known for building the UConn basketball program into a national power, he has made significant contributions to Connecticut charities.  Here are some the highlights of Coach Calhoun’s charitable work: In 1998, […]

Friday Sports Briefs

UFL Set to Play in E. Hartford on November 12 As part of the UFL’s inaugural season, the Florida Tuskers and New York Sentinels will play at Rentschler Field on November 12.  The game signifies the possibility that the upstart league will field a team in Hartford in its second year. UConn football is off that week, […]

MLS Drug Suspension for Conway and Parke

I never intended to make consecutive soccer related posts, but the breaking news out of New York deserves some attention.  For the first time in MLS history, the League has handed down a suspension for use of performance enhancing drugs (the League has had its drug policy for 9 years).    New York Red Bulls Goalkeeper […]