Friday Sports Briefs

Auriemma Advocates for Lowering the Hoop in Women’s Basketball UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma recently discussed an interesting suggestion for improving the women’s game: lowering the baskets.  John Altavilla has the story and writes that this isn’t a new idea. Hole-in-One Controversy at Mohegan Sun Rob Harris over at the Golf Dispute Resolution Blog has the story […]

Friday Sports Briefs

UFL to Return for Another Season The fledgling United Football League, which was thought to have met its demise last season, will be back for another season.  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk has the story on the UFL’s unlikely return and TV deal with CBS Sports Network. Was Penn State entitled to due process? […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Connecticut Golf Course Subject of  Appellate Court Decision Topstone Golf Course in South Windsor, Conn. was the subject of a dispute between its developer and owner of the land on which it is built, which recently reached the Connecticut Appellate Court.  According to Rob Harris of the Golf Dispute Resolution blog, the dispute arose from a bonus […]

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Tebow Demands that T-Shirt Maker Cease & Desist Use of Name Tim Tebow’s attorneys sent a cease and desist letter to a t-shirt company that has been selling shirts with the words “My Jesus” in a logo similar to that of New York Jets.  The Company website references Tebow in its description of the shirt.  Michael David […]

Friday Sports Briefs

NCAA Seeks Changes Stewart Mandel of SI.com has an interesting piece on the changes that are being discussed by Mark Emmert and a group of 50 university presidents and chancellors at the NCAA retreat, including changes to the Academic Progress Rate (APR), full cost of attendance scholarships and an overhaul of so-called “nuisance” rules. California Athlete-Agent […]