Friday Sports Briefs

Pop Warner Limits Contact in Practice to Avoid Concussions From Kurt Warner to Tom Brady Sr., there has been a lot of recent talk concerning whether kids should play football in light of the dangers posed by concussions. In response to these concerns, the Pop Warner youth football organization has implemented new rules limiting contact in practice, according to the […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Bill Russell Sues NCAA, EA Sports Legendary Boston Celtic Bill Russell has filed suit in a California federal court against the NCAA and EA Sports alleging that the defendants have misappropriated his image and violated antitrust laws.  The case is similar to O’Bannon v. NCAA (see my article on the case, “Calling a Foul”)  and […]

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 […]