Greater New Haven Chamber Sports Council to Host Hot Stove Event

The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce Sports Council will host a Hot Stove Breakfast event featuring Ron Darling and Dr. Rich Diana on Wednesday, January 26, from 8-10 a.m., at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. Veteran sportscaster George Grande will moderate.  The event is sponsored by Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists. The function […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Clemens Indicted on Charges of Perjury A federal grand jury indicted Roger Clemens for allegedly lying to Congress over his use of performance enhancing drugs.  Clemens, via Twitter, has denied the charges: ”I never took HGH or Steroids. And I did not lie to Congress. I look forward to challenging the Governments accusations, and hope […]

The Effect of the Economy on Sports Sponsorships and Endorsements

What effect has the economy had on sponsorships and endorsements in the business of sports?  A panel at the Sports Lawyers Conference discussed this issue, and here are some of my notes from the perspective of counsel for a Stadium/Arena owner, counsel for a sneaker company, and counsel for an athlete:   Stadium/Arena Owner: In the […]