NFL Running Back Adrian Peterson Appears in Texas Courtroom for Plea Hearing. No Plea Entered.

As I opened up my Sports Law class to the Graduate Students at St. John’s University in Queens, New York, last evening, one of my most inquisitive students spoke up, and in an evaporative manner asked, “Before we start professor, I need to ask you, how can Andrian Peterson plead not guilty, we all know […]

NCAA: Will the Rich Get Richer? The “Power Conferences” Granted More Autonomy by the NCAA Board of Directors.

The NCAA will move forward with plans to restructure the current Division I system and allow the so-called  “Power Five Conferences” greater autonomy because an override period for the Division I Board of Directors’ decision to restructure how member institutions govern themselves ended and the legislation did not acquire enough override requests to require the board […]

Michigan Football Coach Leaves Quarterback In The Game After He Suffers Concussion.

University of Michigan head football coach, Brady Hoke, decision to allow quarterback Shane Morris to continue playing after he took a violent hit to the head in his team’s 30-14 loss to Minnesota is inexcusable, and in my opinion a dismissible offense. The play occurred in the fourth quarter when Shane Morris took a hard […]

After Shareholder Vote, FedEx Will Continue Its Sponsorship of the Washington NFL Franchise.

FedEx has rejected a proposal from the Oneida Indian tribe to “drop or distance” the company from the NFL franchise in Washington, whose stadium, FedExField, it sponsors, until its ownership agrees to change the name of the mascot. The proposal was led by the Oneida Trust of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin, together […]