Friday Sports Briefs

Canadian Prosecutors Consider Charges Against Chara Canadian prosecutors are reportedly considering charging Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins with assault after his check on the Canadians’ Max Pacioretty left Pacioretty hospitalized.  According to Richard Weir of the Boston Herald, charges against Chara would be unlikely, at least under US law.  Typically, tort actions arising from in-game conduct require intentional […]

Recruiting Lessons from the Case of Marcus Dupree, “The Best That Never Was”

Last week I watched “The Best That Never Was”, another outstanding film from ESPN’s 30 for 30 series.   The film focuses on Marcus Dupree, the former Oklahoma running back whom Barry Switzer calls the most gifted player that he ever coached.  Dupree’s enormous potential as a football player went unfulfilled, leading Switzer to call him “the best that […]