CT State Representative: Athletes Should be Able to Unionize

Connecticut continues to be on the cutting edge of collegiate sports law, as a state representative has entered the unionization conversation. Connecticut State Representative Patricia Dillon recently announced that she is looking into legislation that would allow athletes from public universities in Connecticut to unionize.  Rep. Dillon’s announcement came in response to UConn basketball player Shabazz Napier, who when […]

Key Points of UConn’s Response to NCAA Allegations

For months people have speculated about UConn’s response to the NCAA’s allegations of wrongdoing during the recruitment of former Husky Nate Miles.  (See Connecticut Sports Law post Will UConn Basketball Be Banned from Postseason?).  There is no need for further speculation, as UConn has released its response to the NCAA’s Notice of Allegations.  As anticipated, UConn recommends […]

UConn’s Response to NCAA Forthcoming

Mike Anthony of the Hartford Courant quoted me in his excellent article “Experts Describe How UConn Might Answer NCAA” which appeared in Sunday’s paper.  The article covered UConn’s response to the NCAA’s notice of allegations arising from UConn’s recruitment of Nate Miles.  Here are a few excerpts: …UConn’s stance will soon be public knowledge. The program has until […]