Monthly Archives: August 2011

Trouble in Baton Rouge

Things just went from bad to worse for the LSU football team. According to reports from the Associated Press, quarterback Jordan Jefferson and linebacker Joshua Johns turned themselves into Baton Rouge police after warrants were issued for their arrests for … Continue reading

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Attorney: “Difficult” for NCAA to Give Miami Death Penalty

Christian S. Dennie is a sports law attorney with Barlow Garsek & Simon, LLP.   Dennie focuses on intercollegiate athletics, league governance, collective bargaining, and the NCAA.  He previously worked for athletics departments at the University of Oklahoma and the University of … Continue reading

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How to Compensate for a Career That Never Was

Richard T. Karcher is a professor at Florida Coastal School of Law while also serving as director for the Center for Law and Sports.  His latest article, Rethinking Damages for Lost Earning Capacity in a Professional Sports Career: How to Translate … Continue reading

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News & Notes 8.24.11

Rosenhaus: Pryor Won’t Appeal Ban:  ESPN.com reports that Terrelle Pryor’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus said Pryor will not appeal the five-game suspension imposed by the NFL last week.  Pryor was drafted with a third round pick by the Oakland Raiders in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Miami Booster Scandal from a UM Law Alum

Joe Cafaro is a clerk at The Burton Firm in Fort Lauderdale, FL and a 2011 graduate of the University of Miami School of Law. The Legal Blitz writer and Villanova 3L Sal Filippello caught up with Cafaro to get … Continue reading

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News & Notes 8.23.11

NFL Plans No Security Changes In Wake Of Raiders-49ers Fan Violence:  The Washington Post reports that the NFL has no immediate plans for new security initiatives at stadiums because the league believes its current policies are generally effective, said Jeffrey … Continue reading

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News & Notes 8.22.11

Witnesses Say Jordan Jefferson Kicked Person In Bar Fight:  The Sporting News reports that multiple witnesses said LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson did a “soccer kick” during a bar fight involving himself and three of his teammates Friday morning, according to … Continue reading

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No Pryor Precedent

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News & Notes 8.19.11

China League Bans NBA Players Under Contract:  ESPN.com reports that the Chinese Basketetball Association will not allow NBA players under contract to sign with domestic teams if the NBA season is cancelled.  The league will allow free agents to sign … Continue reading

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News & Notes 8.18.11

Pryor Approved For Supplemental Draft:  ESPN.com reports that the NFL approved former Ohio State quarterback, Terrelle Pryor, for the supplemental draft.  However, because Pryor made decisions that, “undermine the integrity of the eligibility rules for the NFL Draft,” the NFL … Continue reading

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