Friday Sports Briefs

VANCOUVER, BC – JUNE 15: Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins celebrates with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Vancouver Canucks in Game Seven of the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Rogers Arena on June 15, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Boston Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4 to 0. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Original Filename: GYI0065180884.jpg

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Congratulations to the Boston Bruins As you all know by now, the Boston Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks to bring the Stanley Cup back to Boston for the first time in 39 years.  Boston goalie Tim Thomas was awarded Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP.  ESPNBoston.com’s Joe McDonald has written a nice piece on […]

Wednesday Sports Briefs

New NFL Litigation Michael McCann over at Sports Law Blog was interviewed on Dryer v. NFL, in which a group of retired NFL players are suing the NFL under the Lanham Act over the NFL’s and NFL Film’s use of their identities. Connecticut Players in NFL Camps The Hartford Courant has a blurb on each player with Connecticut […]

UConn Football Plays Major Role in NFL Draft

When I was in law school at UConn, the bookstore sold a t-shirt emblazoned with the slogan: “UConn Law: A law school the basketball team can be proud of.”  After this weekend’s NFL Draft, I wonder if we’ll see a new slogan - “UConn Football: a football team the basketball team can be proud of.”  Although basketball […]