NFL Owners & Players Reach Deal to End Lockout

Numerous outlets are reporting that the NFL owners and players have agreed to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement.  Peter King of SI.com reports that the player representatives from each team have scheduled a conference call at 11 a.m to vote on the deal.  King also discusses the highlights of the deal in his Monday […]

Monday Sports Briefs

Michael Vick Set Free Michael Vick was released from his federal sentence for dogfighting today, after spending 18 months in prison and the last 2 months on house arrest.  See this article by ESPN’s John Clayton on Vick’s next steps now that he is a free man.  For Connecticut Sports Law’s coverage of Vick, click […]

Matt Cassel Rewarded for Perseverance, Performance

In the opinion of this life-long Patriots fan, Matt Cassel was the most intriguing story of the 2008-09 NFL season.  Cassel, in the last year of his contract, at 27 years old, was given the keys to a Patriots’ high-performance offense that rewrote the NFL records books the previous season.  Here is what I wrote about Cassel’s […]