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2011 Year End Review: Biggest Sports Law Stories of 2011

2011 Year End Review: Biggest Sports Law Stories of 2011
2011 was quite a year on and off the field. In the pros, the Green Bay Packers became the new “America’s Team” after the ascension of Aaron Rodgers and winning its fourth Super Bowl. The Boston Bruins became the first Stanley Cup champion to win three game 7s in the playoffs on the road to... Read more »

Penn State Scores Moral Victory on the Field - Faces Legal Losses off the Field

Penn State Scores Moral Victory on the Field - Faces Legal Losses off the Field
As 19th ranked University of Nebraska kicked off to 12th ranked Penn State to start a pivotal Big 10 pigskin match up, Interim Head Football Coach Tom Bradley, Interim University President Mark Memmott, players, staff, boosters, students, alumni, and State College community sought to move forward after the horrific child sexual abuse scandal rocked the institution and... Read more »

Joe Paterno is Not a Victim

Joe Paterno is Not a Victim
Thick rimmed glasses, shirt and tie, khaki pants, wind breaker, black shoes. Defenseless, vulnerable, unfortunate, innocent, victim. There are plenty unhappy people in a place called Happy Valley who believe both sets of descriptions refer to Joe Paterno, the now fired iconic coach of Pennsylvania State University.  Those individuals would be absolutely wrong. Second Mile... Read more »
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