Romano on the Alex Rodriguez Suspension

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Rob Romano, sports law attorney and professor, recently appeared on Radio America’s For Your Ears Only to discuss the Alex Rodriguez suspension.  Rob does an outstanding job discussing Major League Baseball’s 211-game suspension of A-Rod, his appeal rights and the contract and insurance issues involved. Click below to listen to Rob’s interview (the interview begins […]

MLB, Red Sox & Bon Jovi Tangled Up in Copyright Lawsuit

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Sox and Dawgs has the scoop on the copyright infringement lawsuit filed by Bart Steele against Turner Broadcasting, Major League Baseball, The Boston Red Sox, and Bon Jovi.  The lawsuit arises from what Steele alleges to be the improper use of his song “Man I Love This Team” in the production of a commercial for […]

NHL Finally Takes Ownership of Phoenix Coyotes

By Dan Canavan After obtaining approval from Bankruptcy Judge Redfield T. Baum, the NHL officially became the owner of your Phoenix Coyotes on November 2, 2009.  After a series of bankruptcy setoffs and other creditor transactions, the NHL paid approximately $140 million for the Coyotes.  The NHL and the other 29 clubs will shoulder the […]

Oliver v. NCAA: Court Throws Out NCAA Baseball Lawyer-Agent Rule

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“A basic purpose of this Association is to maintain intercollegiate athletics as an integral part of the educational program and the athlete as an integral part of the student body and, by so doing, retain a clear line of demarcation between intercollegiate athletics and professional sports.”  -NCAA Bylaw 1.3.1 Amateurism, one of the NCAA’s guiding […]

Can I Invest in a Rock Cat? The Ultimate in Fantasy Sports

In Connecticut, the lack of professional sports combined with the astronomical prices of attending major league venues has created strong interest in minor league sports.  Minor league baseball, with teams in New Britain, Norwich and Bridgeport,  enjoys particularly strong fan support.  Now imagine if you could invest in your favorite minor league ball players from the Rock Cats, Defenders […]