Connecticut Law Tribune Features Dan Fitzgerald


I am pleased to announce that the Connecticut Law Tribune included me in its “Dozen Who Made a Difference” feature, focusing on my work in the area of sports law.  The article, written by Christian Nolan, discusses some of my recent guest speaking engagements as well as my work providing advice to high school and collegiate student-athletes and coaches.  Here [...]

Connecticut Sports Recruiting: Notre Dame High School

Last night, I had the privilege of attending Coaches’ Night at Notre Dame High School in Fairfield, Conn. to talk to parents and student-athletes about navigating the recruiting process.  Most of my comments were based on various posts on this blog, which are listed below: Connecticut Sports Recruiting: Getting Started Connecticut Sports Recruiting: Sell Yourself Laws Help Recruited [...]

Friday Sports Briefs

NCAA Adopts Changes to Text Message Rule Josh Barr of the Washington Post Sports Blog has a post on the NCAA’s changes to basketball recruiting rules, including rules concerning text messages.  Coaches now will be allowed to send recruits an unlimited number of text messages after June 15 of a recruit’s sophomore year of high school.  According to Barr, [...]

Friday Sports Briefs

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How Colleges Can Help Student-Athletes Prepare for the Pros Jimmy Golen of the AP and Sports Law Blog has a great piece on what colleges do (and don’t do) to prepare student-athletes for the transition to the pros.  The article features Warren Zola of Boston College, who has been a great advocate for student-athletes.  Zola argues that providing [...]

Tom Lamb to Assist Boston English Football Team


Tom Lamb, Hall of Fame football coach from Natick (Mass.) High School, has returned to coaching as an assistant with English High School in Boston.  Boston Globe correspondent Lenny Megliola has the story.  Congratulations to Coach Lamb for returning to the gridiron to work with young athletes.  Coach Lamb’s interview on the state of high [...]


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