Connecticut Sports Law Celebrates Second Anniversary

I am proud to mark the second anniversary of Connecticut Sports Law.  The blog continues to exceed my expectations from its launch two short years ago.  To all Connecticut Sports Law readers and supporters, we thank you for your support.   This group includes my wife, family, friends and my employer, Updike, Kelly & Spellacy.  The past year brought […]

Book Review: “The Racket” by Richard Kent

I recently had the opportunity to read Attorney Richard Kent’s latest sports book, and first novel, The Racket.  Kent tells the story of Darrell Howard, an African-American boy from Hartford who is introduced to the game of tennis and improbably develops into a star.  In the first of Kent’s many references to real personalities and events from the […]

Rutgers-UConn Rivalry Deserves a Bigger Stage

By Richard Kent There is some talent in Big East football.  The perception nationally is much worse than the reality.  Cincinnati is a legitimate Top 10 team.  Pittsburgh has some great young talent.  Noel Devine is a great running back for West Virginia. The Conference needs a 9th team, if for no other reason than to […]

Big East Women’s Basketball Preview

Connecticut Sports Law is pleased to announce that attorney and veteran sports writer Richard Kent will be sharing his writing and expertise on UConn and Big East sports, particularly football and men’s and women’s basketball.  Kent has authored a number of sports books, including Lady Vols and UConn: The Greatest Rivalry, Inside Women’s College Basketball: […]