The Effect of the Economy on Sports Sponsorships and Endorsements

What effect has the economy had on sponsorships and endorsements in the business of sports?  A panel at the Sports Lawyers Conference discussed this issue, and here are some of my notes from the perspective of counsel for a Stadium/Arena owner, counsel for a sneaker company, and counsel for an athlete:   Stadium/Arena Owner: In the […]

Northland Investment Corp. Behind UFL Team in Hartford

The Hartford Courant reports that Northland Investment Corp. is the prospective owner of the UFL franchise that would call Hartford home. A few important points: Although the UFL Commissioner, Michael Huyghue, reported to Sports Illustrated’s Peter King that the Hartford team would play at Rentschler Field, the operators of the stadium have not been involved in […]