• Parks Board Taking Legal Action in Ice Rink Demo Dispute

    by Paula J. Owen, TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF March 2015

    After finally receiving approval from the City Council to go to court for a ruling on who actually has control over the Carmelita Landry Arena, Parks Board Chairman Jon A. Riccutti said he felt that Fitchburg State University had stabbed the city in the back when he heard Wednesday the college has already starting tearing apart the skating rink.

  • Ex-Coach Claims U. of Hawaii Owes Him $1.4M

    by Lewis, Ferd; McInnis, Brian February 2015

    Former men's basketball coach Gib Arnold has filed a grievance against the University of Hawaii, claiming a violation of his employment agreement, the school said Thursday.

  • 'Dunk City' Trademark OK Not Fast Enough for FGCU

    by Dana Caldwell 239-213-6029 February 2015

    The University of Wyoming goes by the Cowboys, but some folks around Florida Gulf Coast University were starting to think Moniker Rustlers would be more appropriate.

  • UGA Association on Hook for Gurley's $43K Legal Tab

    by Chip Towers; Staff and news services December 2014

    As athletic director Greg McGarity proudly revealed while the Bulldogs were dealing with the star tailback's ineligibility issue back in October, the UGA Athletic Association had agreed to foot the bill for legal services. Those bills came due recently.

  • AD Reassigned as Iowa Braces for Her Partner's Lawsuit

    by Emily Attwood December 2014

    Pending a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by her partner, an athletic administrator for the University of Iowa has been reassigned. Jane Meyer, a senior associate athletic director, has been reassigned to the school’s facilities management office, where she will assist with construction contract quality and compliance. 

  • Dealing with Members’ Attempts to Cancel Their Contract

    by Rob Bishop & Barry Klein October 2014

    We know that cancelling a health club membership can be confusing. After all, it can be spelled "cancelling" or "canceling." It's quite maddening, really.

  • How Tech Failure Can Impact Sponsorship Agreements

    by Kristi Schoepfer-Bochicchio, J.D. September 2014

    The Toyota Center, site of Houston Rockets home games and other sports and entertainment events, is operated, maintained and managed by Clutch City Sports and Entertainment, L.P. Prior to the facility opening in 2003, Clutch City entered into a naming rights agreement with Gulf States Toyota to have the facility named the Toyota Center.

  • Raiders, A's at Odds Over Coliseum's Future

    by Andrew Brandt, Athletic Business Intern July 2014

    The A's are inking a deal to remain in the Coliseum for 10 years; the Raiders are making separate plans to tear it down and build a new stadium on the exact location. Forget Orange County — real California drama happens in Oakland.

  • Wages, 'Jiggle Test' Cited in Bills Cheerleader Suit

    by Paul Steinbach April 2014

    Perhaps following the lead of their counterparts in Cincinnati and Oakland, five former members of the Buffalo Bills cheerleading squad, known as the Jills, have sued the team, as well as the Jills' current and former management companies.

  • Wage Issues Halt UConn Facility Construction

    by Michael Gaio March 2014

    Construction of the University of Connecticut's new $33 million basketball practice facility has been put on hold due to illegal payments to workers by two of the construction companies working on the project.