CT Sports Law’s Top 10 Story Lines of 2011 – Part II

Here are Connecticut Sports Law’s top story lines of 2011, from 2 through 5.  Click here to see 6 through 10. 2.  Ed O’Bannon leads a class action lawsuit against the NCAA concerning the use of the images and likenesses of former players.  This case, which recently spurred a similar lawsuit by the legendary Bill […]

When Can a School Take Away Your Scholarship?

You are a scholarship student-athlete and receive word that your university will be reducing or not renewing your scholarship.  Can the university do this?  What are the NCAA’s rules concerning the cancellation or reduction of athletic scholarships?  Here are a few key rules to be aware of: Non-Renewal for the Following Academic Year As I’ve discussed, there are no full […]