Christopher Fusco of Callahan & Fusco Law Firm uses his Sports in the Courts Blog to provide readers with commentary on the intersection between sports and the law.
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Yesterday, the New York Mets took the first steps to void troubled closer Francisco Rodriguez's contract. The Mets put K-Rod on the "disqualified list" which means the team will no longer pay him this season and may consider his contract to be non-guaranteed. Now, here's K-Rod's big...
New York Knicks Center Eddy Curry's recent arrest warrant has been lifted in Cook County, Illinois after a payment agreement was reached on the outstanding balance for Curry's civil suit. Curry, the former Chicago Bull, failed to maintain a payment schedule on a $660,000 settlement with...
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis' holdout is starting to get dangerously close to the beginning of the season. A Jets' defense without its best player, Revis, certainly will put the team at a disadvantage entering the regular season where the team hoped to make it to the Super Bowl. But for...
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In a year where a lot of negativity keeps surrounding big time athletic programs, from sexual molestation to conference realignment and the loss of hundred year old rivalries to accepting illegal benefits, the second ranked Syracuse Orange find themselves back in the news, and not for its...
In January, we wrote that Irving Picard, the Trustee attempting to claw back money for Madoff victims, filed a motion for partial summary judgment, seeking a determination that the Mets owners ("Wilpon") obtained approximately $83 million in fictitious profits and therefore must pay this...
In what seems to be an unprecedented move, the family of former Chicago Bears and New York Giants defensive back Dave Duerson sued the NFL for wrongful death, as a result of Duerson's self-inflicted, fatal gunshot wound. Duerson killed himself in February of 2011, and the lawsuit blames the...
In May of 2011, NY Mets longtime equipment manager Charlie Samuels was indicted on criminal possession of Mets equipment and memorabilia, which the Queens County District Attorney alleged Samuels stole from the Mets clubhouse during his 27 years with the team. Samuels stole an estimated $2.3...
The next time you hear a legal commentator tell you a case is an "all or nothing" case - beware. Time and time again, jurors show that they love to compromise their verdicts. In the Huguely trial, the jury knew the defendant killed Yeardley Love, but they questioned degree of his...
In the battle for collegiate conference supremacy, West Virginia University, paid big time to get what they wanted. While WVU's athletic director, Oliver Luck, said the terms of the settlement were confidential, it has been reported that the settlement totaled $20 million. It is unknown how...