Litigation and Little League: Part II

A New Jersey woman injured by an errant throw while watching a Little League game is suing the player who threw the ball.  The player, Matthew Migliaccio, was 11 years old when we was warming up with his pitcher.  One of his throws hit Elizabeth Lloyd, who was sitting at a picnic table near the bullpen.  The […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Congress Takes Aim at the BCS Howard Wasserman at the Sports Law Blog discusses H.R. 390 which prohibits the BCS from promoting, marketing or advertising the BCS as a national championship game unless a single-elimination playoff is in place.  Wasserman points out a potential First Amendment problem with the bill and offers a more direct solution: […]

Litigation and Little League

“Everyone is looking for a scholarship, and everyone is looking for a lawsuit.”  Those were the words of high school coach whom I recently interviewed concerning changes in coaching high school athletics.  Although that statement might seem a bit cynical, consider Rick Reilly’s recent column, “A Tale of Two Little Leaguers” on ESPN.com.  Reilly compares the […]