Michael McCann is a legal analyst and writer for Sports Illustrated and the founding director of the Sports and Entertainment Law Institute (SELI) at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, where he is also a tenured professor of law.
Could Tommy Elrod, the former Wake Forest radio analyst who allegedly leaked Demon Deacons game plan information to opponents, face a lawsuit or criminal charges over the scandal? What about opponents who received the information?
The U.S. Supreme Court won't review a class action settlement between the NFL and more than 20,000 retired NFL players over concussions and neurocognitive conditions. The settlement will go into effect as soon as March.
As the first week of Will Smith's murder trial wraps up, the key developments so far reveal conflicting accounts of the confrontation with Cardell Hayes and several emotional scenes involving Smith's wife.
Art Briles charges that Baylor officials have defamed him and conspired to keep him from getting another coaching job. While Briles faces an uphill legal battle, his lawsuit could prove very problematic for the university.
The shooting death of former New York Jets running back Joe McKnight in a New Orleans suburb on Thursday is raising serious questions as to why McKnight was killed and why police would release McKnight’s shooter only hours after killing another person.