Michael Vick Speaks to New Haven Students

News 8 (WTNH) covers Michael Vick’s visit to New Haven yesterday:

Michael Vick to Visit New Haven Schools on Tuesday

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will be in New Haven on Tuesday, November 23, at Hillhouse and Wilbur Cross high schools to talk about animal cruelty.  Abbe Smith of the New Haven Register has the story: Vick is making the rounds at schools across the country as part of his rehabilitation after serving 18 months […]

Roger Goodell Reinstates Michael Vick

Michael Vick was conditionally reinstated by Roger Goodell, the NFL’s law and order Commissioner. Vick will be eligible to sign with a team immediately, but may have to wait until after the sixth week of the NFL season to be eligible to play in regular season games. See Commissioner Goodell’s press conference below: more about […]

Monday Sports Briefs

Michael Vick Set Free Michael Vick was released from his federal sentence for dogfighting today, after spending 18 months in prison and the last 2 months on house arrest.  See this article by ESPN’s John Clayton on Vick’s next steps now that he is a free man.  For Connecticut Sports Law’s coverage of Vick, click […]

Monday Sports Briefs

Connecticut’s Powder Ridge Ski Area Entangled in Legal Issues Monica Polanco and Alanie Griffin of the Hartford Courant write about Powder Ridge, the ski area in Middlefield, Connecticut, which has been closed for the last three years.  The story looks at the legal issues concerning the sale of the resort and the effort to find […]

Poll Question: Should Michael Vick be Suspended by the NFL

Michael Vick Released From Prison, Not Problems

Michael Vick has been released from prison after being incarcerated for 19 months following his conviction on dog fighting charges.  For Vick, however, his problems are not behind him.  He still faces issues with the law, his former and perhaps future employer, and of course the public that once perceived him as Michael Jordan in […]

Northland Investment Corp. Behind UFL Team in Hartford

The Hartford Courant reports that Northland Investment Corp. is the prospective owner of the UFL franchise that would call Hartford home. A few important points: Although the UFL Commissioner, Michael Huyghue, reported to Sports Illustrated’s Peter King that the Hartford team would play at Rentschler Field, the operators of the stadium have not been involved in […]