Tuesday Sports Briefs

The State of College Football in New Haven On Wednesday, August 5, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce will host Chalk Talk, a panel of New Haven’s collegiate football coaches at Hula Hank’s.  The panel features the University of New Haven’s Peter Rossomando, who will lead the return of UNH football; […]

Monday Sports Briefs

Manhattan DA: Burress Will Serve Jail Time Plaxico Burress, the former New York Giants receiver will serve jail time, whether he goes to trial or submits a plea, in connection with charges for criminal possession of a gun, according to the Associated Press.  ESPN’s Mike and Mike reported that Burress’ trial will not commence until […]

Will Plaxico Burress Play Football in 2009?

Michael McCann of SI.com and Sports Law Blog has an interesting piece on Plaxico Burress, and whether Commissioner Roger Goodell will allow Burress to play football this season – should a team be interested in signing him.  McCann also mentions that the UFL may be a destination for Burress.  Here’s an excerpt from the article: Plaxico […]

Coverage of the Plaxico Burress Debacle

The Plaxico Burress situation is intriguing on a number of levels, involving the criminal justice system, NFL player contracts and even health care law.  The sensational nature of the story combined with the New York Giants’ success this season has resulted in wide-ranging, in-depth media coverage.  Perhaps no writers have covered the story as well […]