Gunner Kiel Demonstrates that Verbal Commitments Are Not Binding

Legal Issues in Collegiate Athletics recently featured my article on Gunner Kiel and verbal commitments in the recruiting process.  (Click on the following link to view the article in PDF: Gunner Kiel Demonstrates that Verbal Commitments Are Not Binding).  I have also posted the article below.   My sincere thanks to Holt Hackney, publisher of Legal Issues in Collegiate […]

Breaking Down the Meyer-Ohio State Agreement

Yesterday, I posted a link to the term sheet that Urban Meyer and Ohio State agreed upon, which sets forth the basic terms of Meyer’s employment as head coach (and will be replaced by a formal contract at some point).  Here are a few notes and observations regarding the term sheet: Retention Bonuses There is no […]

Term Sheet Between Urban Meyer and Ohio State

Urban Meyer was officially named head football coach at The Ohio State University on Monday after rampant speculation that he’d come out of retirement to coach the Buckeyes.  For those of you who are interested in coaching contracts, click here for a copy of the term sheet that Meyer signed with OSU.  I’ll post some notes and observations concerning the […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Fairfield U’s Cooley Honored Fairfield University basketball coach Ed Cooley has been named MAAC Coach of the Year, on the heels of a 23-6 overall record and a 15-2 conference record.  William S. Paxton has the story on the Connecticut Post’s blog: “Everybody said four years ago no way you’re ever going to win at Fairfield […]