Sports Briefs: Morals Clauses, Chad Ocho Cinco, LPGA English Requirement

Brian Socolow, a partner at Loeb & Loeb, LLP, offers an excellent article on morals clauses in player contracts with their teams and the companies that they endorse. The Cincinnati Bengals’ receiver formerly known as Chad Johnson will only have his new surname, “Ocho Cinco,” on the back of his jersey once he pays Reebok for […]

Legality of LPGA English Language Requirement May Hinge on Connecticut Case

The LPGA’s recent news that it would require its players to speak English certainly caused a stir in the sporting world and beyond.  The reaction of most was “can they do that?” According to Alan Shipnuck’s article on, the answer to that question hinges largely on a high-profile Connecticut case.  That case arose from a […]