Friday Sports Briefs

Nickname Law Dre Cummings over at the Sports Law Blog has a nice post on the legal battle over the University of North Dakota’s use of the “Fighting Sioux” nickname.  Here’s an excerpt: The “Fighting Sioux” nickname/moniker has engendered deeply divided and passionate debate in North Dakota and amongst the two primary Sioux tribes in […]

UConn’s Jasper Howard Mourned, Remembered

The inexplicably tragic passing of UConn cornerback Jasper Howard shook the UConn community and the State of Connecticut yesterday morning.  The UConn Blog has posted a touching video of Howard’s UConn highlights, as well as a number of links to coverage of Howard. In a wonderful article, Jeff Jacobs of the Hartford Courant wrote of Howard: […]