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Stafon Johnson Sues USC Over Weight-Room Accident
Posted on 27 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Former Southern California running back Stafon Johnson sued the university and an assistant conditioning coach on Monday for negligence in the weight-room accident that crushed his throat in 2009. The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County... Read More

Kiffin Thinks Lawsuit Motivated By Location
Posted on 30 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PASADENA, Calif. - (AP) Lane Kiffin thinks the Tennessee Titans' lawsuit against him and the University of Southern California is more about geography than coaching etiquette. Kiffin claimed he wasn't allowed to say much Thursday at the Pac-10... Read More

Ex-UNC Player Files Lawsuit Against School, NCAA
Posted on 6 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RALEIGH, N.C. - (AP) A former North Carolina football player has filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, seeking reinstatement after being declared permanently ineligible for academic misconduct. Defensive end Michael McAdoo is also seeking unspecified... Read More

Sports Law Blog: Athlete Agent Enforcement Thus Far, And Where To Go From Here
Posted on 6 Aug 2010 by Darren Heitner

By Darren A. Heitner [1] Roughly a week ago, a flood began. It started with an NCAA investigation into potential rules violations by players, agents, and even university employees at the University of North Carolina. It quickly spread to NCAA investigations... Read More

Sports Law Blog: Has The NCAA Lost Its Focus?
Posted on 9 Sep 2010 by Darren Heitner

By Darren Heitner [1] In Pat Forde's column [on] from July 30 titled, Cooperation key to solving agent issue , he wrote the following: "At the very least, the NCAA's raid of sorts on North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia... Read More

Sports Law Blog: The UNC Football Scandal
Posted on 22 Jul 2010 by Darren Heitner

by Darren A Heitner [1] On July 15,'s Joe Schad broke a story that the NCAA is investigating the University of North Carolina football program regarding possible rules violations surrounding gifts/benefits received by players from sports... Read More