Friday Sports Briefs

UConn Prevails in FOIA Case The Connecticut Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling allowing the University of Connecticut to classify lists of donors and supporters, including season ticket holders for athletic teams, as trade secrets, allowing UConn to keep such information private.  Click here for a copy of the Court’s decision.  For the background […]

Patriots Victorious In Legal Battle Against Season Ticket Holder

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in favor of the New England Patriots in a legal dispute over a season-ticket holder’s breach of his 10-year ticket contract.  The Court held that the contract must be upheld and Paul Minihane is on the hook for the full amount of the contract, despite the fact that the Patriots can (and likely […]

Spygate to Ticketgate: Patriots Sue Club Seat Ticket Holder for Breach of Contract

On Monday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court heard what figures to be the final episode in a case that pitted the New England Patriots against a season ticket holder seeking to escape from a long-term ticket contract. A few months after the Patriots’ first Super Bowl win in 2002, Paul Minihane signed a 10-year contract […]