Yahoo! Reports that UConn Broke Recruiting Rules

Yahoo! Sports has reported that UConn may have committed major violations of NCAA rules in the recruitment of basketball player Nate Miles.  In a story written by Adrian Wojnarowski and Dan Wetzel,  UConn is linked to former student manager turned agent Josh Nochimson in connection with two potential violations of NCAA rules in the recruitment of Miles. […]

Legal Issues in Collegiate Athletics Features Article by Dan Fitzgerald

Legal Issues in Collegiate Athletics has featured the article “Another Lawyer Turned AD: Indiana Hires Fred Glass” written by Connecticut Sports Law publisher Dan Fitzgerald in its November issue. The publication of this article is particularly timely, as the NCAA handed down its harshest penalty to former Indiana basketball coach Kelvin Sampson, essentially preventing him from coaching […]

Another Coach Breaks the Rules, Receives Golden Parachute

Following the post “Three Million Reasons to Carefully Draft Coaching Contracts,” I came across an excellent article by John Gasaway of Basketball Prospectus, concerning the firing of the Indiana University Basketball Coach Kelvin Sampson.  Sampson, of course, was fired for essentially violating the same NCAA rules that he violated while head basketball coach at the […]