Harbaugh to Michigan – But for How Long?

The news of Michigan’s hiring of Jim Harbaugh last week was met with much excitement and fanfare.  However, the news reminded me of one of my favorite topics: the treatment of collegiate coaching contracts.  It also reminded me of something that Harbaugh said after signing a contract extension to coach at Stanford.  At a press conference […]

A Beacon in Poughkeepsie: Marist Claims Victory Over James Madison in Coaching Contract Suit

Sports Litigation Alert recently featured my latest article on the case of Marist v. Brady, in its August 13, 2010 issue.  The article, which I have posted below, provides a more detailed analysis of the judgment that Marist obtained against James Madison University.  My sincere thanks to Holt Hackney, publisher of Sports Litigation Alert. A small college in Poughkeepsie, […]

UConn Women Beats Stanford, But Fan Complacency Remains

By Richard Kent  UConn-Stanford women at the Hartford XL Center was all it was cracked up to be and more.  UConn faced its only half time deficit of the season at 40-38 but stormed back in the second half with one of its patented runs to win by 12.   UConn was led by its two all-American candidates, […]

Tuesday Sports Briefs

Ken McGagh / Daily News More on McCummings Sean Jacquet of the The MetroWest Daily News features Natick quarterback Scott McCummings, who has committed to UConn.  According to Jacquet, UConn envisions using McCummings as a quarterback: Several other schools (Syracuse, Stanford, Harvard, Vanderbilt, Rutgers, Florida International) courted the 6-foot-2, 215-pound McCummings – Syracuse reportedly rated […]