UConn Football: Profit from Bowl Not to be Confused With Benefit

The aversion to a true playoff in college football at its most basic level can be explained in financial terms.  The bowl system, and BCS, is simply too profitable to consider another alternative.  The current arrangement injects number of games with meaning that would otherwise be no more than an early round playoff game, or […]

UConn’s Donald Brown Reverses Field, Headed to NFL

Following a record-setting performance in the International Bowl, UConn running back Donald Brown announced that he will enter the NFL Draft, a reversal of his previous announcement that he would return to UConn.  From a business perspective, Brown’s decision is rock solid.  As discussed in Connecticut Sports Law a few weeks ago (Should Donald Brown […]

Sports Briefs

UFL’s Competition may be Sidelined Yesterday an Arena Football League owner announced that the league will be suspending operations for the upcoming season.  Today, the AFL is reconsidering and announced that it plans to play in 2009.  Whatever the outcome, the struggles of the AFL are unfortunate.  The AFL has quietly been in existence for 23 years, serving as both […]