CT Sports Law’s Top Story Lines of 2010 – Part I

With 2010 coming to a close, I have compiled a list of the top story lines and accompanying blog posts from the past year.  Part I will list story lines 6 through 10; Part II will be posted tomorrow and will include 2 through 5; and the top story line will be posted on Monday, January 3.  Thank you for your readership, […]

Fan’s Close Encounter with Rick Rypien Unlikely to Produce Large Settlement

The story of the Minnesota Wild Fan who was grabbed by Vancouver Canucks’ player Rick Rypien during a game last week drew national attention.  The attention only increased when the fan, twenty-eight year-old James Engquist, made a statement containing a legal buzzword: “I was assaulted, that’s just the bottom line.” Engquist then sought an attorney.   Many fans have speculated that […]