CT Bar Association Hosting Panel on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Athletics

The Connecticut Bar Association is hosting a sports law event this Thursday.  Connecticut Sports Law guest columnist Rob Romano will participate on the panel.  See below for details. When: Thursday, November 6, 2014 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Where: Quinnipiac University School of Law 370 Bassett Rd North Haven, Connecticut United States Contact: Member Service Center […]

Concussions and the Future of Football

Last spring, I participated in a discussion at the University of Connecticut School of Law entitled “A Panel Examining the Legal Implications of the NFL Concussion Lawsuits & the Future of Football.”  Sports Law Professor Lewis Kurlantzick moderated the panel, which consisted of me and sports attorneys Rob Romano and Paul Anderson.  We had a great time […]

Rob Romano on Donald Sterling

Rob Romano, sports law attorney and professor, recently appeared on AM600 KOGO, San Diego’s News and Talk, to discuss the NBA’s suspension of Donald Sterling.  Rob discusses, among other things: The amount of the fine that the NBA levied upon Sterling; Whether the other NBA owners may force Sterling to sell the team; and What legal […]

Romano on the Alex Rodriguez Suspension

Rob Romano, sports law attorney and professor, recently appeared on Radio America’s For Your Ears Only to discuss the Alex Rodriguez suspension.  Rob does an outstanding job discussing Major League Baseball’s 211-game suspension of A-Rod, his appeal rights and the contract and insurance issues involved. Click below to listen to Rob’s interview (the interview begins […]

Romano on Rutgers and Mike Rice

Rutgers University fired men’s basketball coach Mike Rice yesterday, after ESPN’s Outside the Lines aired video of Rice kicking his players, throwing basketballs at them, and directing homophobic slurs at them.  Rob Romano, sports attorney and professor, was a guest on Fox Sports Radio to discuss the situation including: the responsibility of Rutgers athletic director, Tim Pernetti; […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Interested in Becoming a Sports Agent? Each year, students in my Sports Law class at Quinnipiac Law School are interested in becoming an agent.  Luckily, I co-teach the class with Rob Romano, who was an NFL agent for many years.  For those interested in becoming an NFL agent, Andrew Brandt’s recent article on ESPN.com is […]

Friday Sports Briefs

US-Japan Baseball Transfers Rob Romano has written an interesting analysis of the agreement between the United States and Japan concerning professional baseball players.  Romano discusses the history of the arrangement and the posting system that we’ve come to know with recent players such as Daisuke Matsuzaka and Yu Darvish. Helmet Manufacturers and Concussion Litigation Darren Heitner has posted […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Trial of Jerry Sandusky Under Way in Pennsylvania Rob Romano has two interesting posts on the trial of Jerry Sandusky, examining the defense’s strategy in jury selection and analyzing the jurors that were chosen.  Excellent work Rob.  Michael McCann has also written an outstanding preview of the Sandusky trial for SI.com. NFL Concussion Lawsuits Consolidated The concussion lawsuits […]