Wednesday Sports Briefs

New NFL Litigation Michael McCann over at Sports Law Blog was interviewed on Dryer v. NFL, in which a group of retired NFL players are suing the NFL under the Lanham Act over the NFL’s and NFL Film’s use of their identities. Connecticut Players in NFL Camps The Hartford Courant has a blurb on each player with Connecticut […]

UConn Football Plays Major Role in NFL Draft

When I was in law school at UConn, the bookstore sold a t-shirt emblazoned with the slogan: “UConn Law: A law school the basketball team can be proud of.”  After this weekend’s NFL Draft, I wonder if we’ll see a new slogan – “UConn Football: a football team the basketball team can be proud of.”  Although basketball […]

UConn Poised to Make Mark on NFL Draft

Win-loss record, conference record, out-of-conference schedule, bowl appearances, and recruiting: just a few  measures of a collegiate football program.  But what about the number of players that the program sends to the NFL?  When a program takes fairly unheralded recruits, and develops them into top NFL prospects, that is a clear reflection on the quality of the […]