Friday Sports Briefs

Fairfield County Sports Commission Hall of Fame Inductions Chris Elsberry of the Connecticut Post has a great article on Joe DeSantis and Bennett Salvatore who were inducted as the Class of 2011 into the Fairfield County Sports Commission Hall of Fame.  Here is a quick background on both inductees, from Elsberry’s story: DeSantis played at Fairfield [...]

Congratulations to UConn and State Football Recruits

On Wednesday, UConn introduced its first football recruiting class under the leadership of new head coach Paul Pasqualoni.  The following student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent with UConn:  Name         Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown/High School/Prep School Kamal Abrams WR 6-0 178 Dover, Del./Dover Andrew Adams FS 5-11 185 Fayetteville, Ga./Woodward Academy Kenton Adeyemi DT 6-4 255 [...]

Decision in Quinnipiac Title IX Case Puts Schools on Notice

Michael Mayko of the Connecticut Post interviewed me for his article, “Ruling sends strong message to other schools”, concerning the case of Biediger v. Quinnipiac University.  With respect to the precential value of Judge Underhill’s decision that cheerleading shiould not be considered a sport for Title IX compliance purposes, I had the following observation: “This ruling puts schools [...]

Quinnipiac Volleyball Players Testify in Title IX Lawsuit

Michael P. Mayko and MariAn Gail Brown of the Connecticut Post quoted me in an article about the Title IX lawsuit against Quinnipiac University concerning the school’s decision to drop women’s volleyball from its athletic program.  I was quoted on connection with the three prongs of the test for Title IX compliance: Even if the number [...]


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