College Players Should Be Represented By Counsel Before NCAA

University of North Carolina (UNC) football player Michael McAdoo has filed suit against UNC and the NCAA in connection with his ban from collegiate athletics.  McAdoo’s lawsuit is multifaceted.  But one of his allegations against UNC is that the school failed to advise McAdoo that he could be represented by his own legal counsel in connection with NCAA proceedings.  UNC […]

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McAdoo Denied Injunction, Unlikely to play in 2011 University of North Carolina football player Michael McAdoo was denied a preliminary injunction in his lawsuit against the university and NCAA that would have allowed him to play football in this, his senior year.  Although McAdoo’s lawsuit can continue, it is unlikely to be resolved in time for […]

Friday Sports Briefs

John Mackey Passes Away John Mackey, a member of the NFL Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 69.   As a tight end for the Baltimore Colts and San Diego Chargers, Mackey caught 331 passes for 5,236 yards and 38 touchdowns over 10 seasons.  Mackey’s significance went well beyond his substantial on-field accomplishments.  He helped found the NFL […]