Friday Sports Briefs: March Madness Edition

UConn Beats St. Joseph’s In Overtime UConn managed to advance in the NCAA Tournament by beating St. Joseph’s last night in overtime, 89-81.  Dom Amore of the Hartford Courant has the story. Jay Bilas Profiled Marc Tracy has written an excellent profile of ESPN’s Jay Bilas for New Republic entitled “The Most Righteous Man at ESPN.”  Bilas, of […]

From the Vault: How Colleges Can Keep the Coaching Stars of March Madness

The play-in round of the NCAA Tournament is scheduled to tip off tonight.  Brackets are filled out and fans are waiting to see if their upset picks are going to run the table.  Seemingly each year a mid-major exceeds expectations and plays deep into the tournament.  Often times the coaches for these schools become hot prospects, as […]

Friday Sports Briefs

The Law of March Madness The NCAA Tournament tipped off this afternoon.  At the same time, office pools across the country began.  Dan Schwartz, publisher of the Connecticut Employment Law Blog, discusses the legality of the ubiquitous March Madness pool: I’ve discussed office pools and such in detail in a previous post, but the short […]

From the Big Game to March Madness

Trademark issues associated with major sports events are in season.  Fresh off of the short-lived controversy concerning the Saints rallying cry of ‘Who Dat?’ Geoffrey Rapp over at Sports Law Blog brings us “March Trademark Infringement Madness.” In his discussion of the NCAA’s defense of the ‘March Madness’ mark, Rapp shared an interesting piece of […]