Friday Sports Briefs

New York Times Series on Derek Boogaard John Branch of the New York Times has published an outstanding series on Derek Boogaard, the late NHL player who passed away earlier this year at the age of 28.  “Punched Out, The Life and Death of a Hockey Enforcer” covers Boogaard’s rise through the junior leagues in Canada to the NHL and is […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Family of NHL Scout Settles Last September 11th Lawsuit Jimmy Golen over at the Sports Law Blog has the story of Mark Bavis, the Los Angeles Kings scout who died aboard United Flight 175 during the Sept. 11 attacks.  His family had refused to settle its lawsuit against the airline and security company, the last remaining suit […]