CT Sports Law’s Top 10 Story Lines of 2012 – Part II

Here are Connecticut Sports Law’s top story lines of 2012, from 2 through 5.  Click here to see 6 through 10. 2.  Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel and the trademark rights to his nickname, “Johnny Football.” Heisman Saturday: “Johnny Football” Raises Trademark, NCAA Issues Discussing “Johnny Football” and Trademark Law 3.  The pivotal class action lawsuit led […]

3 Contractual Provisions to Help College Coaches Avoid Lawsuits

“As long as schools stay quick on the trigger to show coaches the door when they are cold, coaches will continue to look for better opportunities when they are hot.” -Russ Campbell, to the San Jose Mercury Times The recent lawsuit brought by Kent State University against its former basketball coach, Geno Ford, demonstrates some […]

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 […]