In Memory of Dave O’Brien

I am sad to pass along the news that Dave O’Brien, Director of the Sport Management Program at Drexel University, lawyer and former Division I athletic director, passed away on March 1.  Dave had a resume that most lawyers can only dream of.  Before going to Drexel, Dave was an Athletic Director at Long Beach State University, Temple University and Northeastern University.  […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Tax Breaks and Preferred Seating in College Sports Dave O’Brien, Editor of College Sports Business News has added podcasting to his repertoire.  In his latest podcast, O’Brien discusses tax breaks for preferred seating plans in college sports.  Great job, Dave. Should Bud Selig Stop the Marlins’ Firesale? Warren Zola has an interesting piece on the Sports […]

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 […]