Guaranteed Scholarships Coming to (Some) D-1 Schools

Over the course of the last few months Maryland, South Carolina and Indiana have announced that they will offer guaranteed scholarships to certain student-athletes.  Although other schools have yet to announce their plans, every Division I recruit and current Division I athlete should use this opportunity to ask whether their scholarship offer, or scholarship, will now […]

Sports Law Panel at CBA Annual Meeting

A reminder that the Connecticut Bar Association will be hosting a sports law panel at its annual meeting on June 17, 2013, from 9:30 to 11:30.  Here is a description of the panel: The Sports and Entertainment Committee will be presenting panel discussion titled “Legal Challenges in Connecticut Collegiate Athletic Departments” The panel will discuss the […]

Legal Challenges in Connecticut Collegiate Athletic Departments

I am pleased to announce that I will be participating in a panel discussion at the Connecticut Bar Association’s annual meeting on June 17, 2013, entitled “Legal Challenges in Connecticut Collegiate Athletic Departments.”  The panel will run from 9:30 to 11:30 am and is sponsored by the Connecticut Bar Association Sports and Entertainment Committee. Here is a […]

Thank You to UConn Law School Arts, Entertainment & Sports Law Society

Last Thursday, I had the privilege of participating in a panel discussion entitled “A Panel Examining the Legal Implications of the NFL Concussion Lawsuits & the Future of Football” at the University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford (Conn.).  I thoroughly enjoyed the panel and found it extremely informative.  Moderator and Sports Law Professor Lewis Kurlantzick did an […]

College Coaching Contracts in the News, Again

I was quoted in a story that ran in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review on Saturday entitled “Can anything be done to stop college football coaches from jumping ship?”  The story, by John Grupp and Scott Brown, addresses a familiar topic this time of year: the coaching carousel in college football. Here’s an excerpt of the article: In […]

CBA Roundtable Discussion: Biediger v. Quinnipiac University

I am pleased to announce that I’ll be a speaker at a Connecticut Bar Association event entitled “Brown Bag Lunch and Learn, Biediger v. Quinnipiac University”, on October 25, 2012 from 12:00 to 1:00 at Pullman and Comley in Bridgeport.  The other speakers are Alex V. Hernandez and Jonathan B. Orleans, attorneys for the plaintiffs in […]

Thank You to Drexel University Sport Management Program

Yesterday I had the pleasure of presenting to a group of graduate students in the Sport Management Program at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Penn.  The topic was coaching contracts, one of my favorites.  We covered New England Patriots Football Club, Inc. v. University of Colorado, Northeastern University v. Brown, Marist v. James Madison University and numerous […]

Vermont Law School Sports Law Institute Names Board of Advisors

I am pleased to announce that I have been named to the Board of Advisors for the Vermont Law School Sports Law Institute, joining some of the most influential people in the sports industry.  I am honored to serve on the Board and to work with the students involved with the Sports Law Institute.  Also, a special thanks to Michael […]