Friday Sports Briefs


Jerry Sandusky Interview Michael McCann of 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 [...]

Friday Sports Briefs

Jury Begins Deliberations in Bonds Trial ESPN’s Lester Munson has the story on the final arguments in the Barry Bonds trial.  Munson opines that the prosecution may have saved its faltering case with a brilliant performance during closing arguments.  The case is now in the hands of the jury.  Michael McCann of Sports Illustrated and [...]

Sports Law Symposium Season is Here


Spring is here, and with spring comes sports law symposium season.  Here are few of the events that will be taking place  in the Northeast: Fordham Sports Law Symposium: March 26 Vermont Law School Panel on Age Limits in Pro Sports: April 2 The panel, which is free of charge, will be held Friday April 2, from [...]

Friday Sports Briefs

Tweet of the Week From Peter King of Sports Illustrated (@SI_PeterKing) on Tom Cable situation: Interesting now to see a) what action NFL takes vs. Cable; b) whether Cable sues Hanson; c) whether Hanson sues Cable. Still a story here. Understanding the Patriots’ Pre-Trade Deadline Moves Andrew Brandt of the National Football Post wrote a great [...]

Berger’s Take on Sports Illustrated Soccer Hater Feature

Ben Berger, Connecticut Sports Law’s resident soccer expert, shares his thoughts on Chris Mannix’s Sports Illustrated Feature entitled “Are You Like Me?  (I bet you are.)  I Bet You Hate Soccer”. Sports Illustrated recently sent Chris Mannix, a self described “soccer hater” on a whirlwind tour of soccer.  During his trip, Mannix saw three MLS [...]


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