Friday Sports Briefs

“Schools, not NCAA, standing in the way of positive scholarship change” Andy Staples of SI.com has a great article on how colleges and universities are balking at the NCAA’s attempt at reform.  The NCAA recently decided to allow schools to provide student-athletes with a $2,000 stipend and to offer multi-year scholarships.  A number of schools, [...]

Friday Sports Briefs

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Jerry Sandusky Interview Michael McCann of SI.com and Sports Law Blog, has written an article on the legal implications of Jerry Sandusky’s interview with Bob Costas.  McCann answers these questions: In terms of legal strategy, what did we learn from Sandusky’s interview with Costas? Will Joe Paterno be charged with a crime? If so, when? How [...]

Will Roger Clemens Testify at his Trial?

During jury selection for the trial of Roger Clemens on perjury and obstruction of justice charges, Clemens’ attorney, Rusty Hardin, hinted that Clemens may not testify in his defense.  Considering the nature of the charges and the questionable character of the prosecution’s chief witness, Brian McNamee, this may be a sound legal strategy.  Paul Doyle of [...]

Friday Sports Briefs

Fairfield County Sports Commission Hall of Fame Inductions Chris Elsberry of the Connecticut Post has a great article on Joe DeSantis and Bennett Salvatore who were inducted as the Class of 2011 into the Fairfield County Sports Commission Hall of Fame.  Here is a quick background on both inductees, from Elsberry’s story: DeSantis played at Fairfield [...]

Friday Sports Briefs

Leaving College for the NBA Marc Isenberg has posted an excerpt from his upcoming booklet entitled Go Pro Like a Pro on his blog, Money Players.  Isenberg provides a guide for players considering whether or not to leave school and enter the NBA Draft. McCann on Bonds Michael McCann of SI.com and Sports Law Blog offers [...]

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