Friday Sports Briefs

The Law of March Madness The NCAA Tournament tipped off this afternoon.  At the same time, office pools across the country began.  Dan Schwartz, publisher of the Connecticut Employment Law Blog, discusses the legality of the ubiquitous March Madness pool: I’ve discussed office pools and such in detail in a previous post, but the short […]

Fidelity Fires Employees Over Fantasy Football League

For many fantasy football owners this time of year is special not only because of the holidays, but because it’s fantasy football playoff season.  (Unfortunately for me and my co-owner, the season was lost on draft night).  Apparently Fidelity does not share the same appreciation for fantasy football – the company recently fired 4 employees who […]

Vote for Connecticut Employment Law Blog in ABA Poll for Best Legal “Blawg”

Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog has most deservedly been named to the American Bar Association’s (ABA) top 100 legal “blawgs.”  Not only is Dan’s blog superb, but he’s a reader and supporter of Connecticut Sports Law.  Take a minute and vote for the Connecticut Employment Law Blog for the “Best of the Best” at the […]

Litigation and Little League

“Everyone is looking for a scholarship, and everyone is looking for a lawsuit.”  Those were the words of high school coach whom I recently interviewed concerning changes in coaching high school athletics.  Although that statement might seem a bit cynical, consider Rick Reilly’s recent column, “A Tale of Two Little Leaguers” on ESPN.com.  Reilly compares the […]