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  1. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Lawyer Michael McCann (of Sports Law Blog and Sports Illustrated) has published a draft of a fairly lengthy paper examining Judge Sonia Sotamayor and her record in sports law. McCann was on the legal team that represented Maurice Clarett when he sued...

    Blog | July 14, 2009
  2. "The Psychopathology of Athlete Worship"

    Henry Abbott

    The sports blogosphere's go-to lawyer, Michael McCann, is one of many attorneys who has represented Maurice Clarett. I have been curious if he would address Clarett's latest situation at all, and indeed he did, in an Op-Ed he co-wrote with Jon Hanson...

    Blog | August 24, 2006
  3. Lawyer Michael McCann: NBA Getting More Controlling

    Henry Abbott

    Lawyer Michael McCann (he was one of Maurice Clarett's lawyers) will deliver a paper this afternoon called "The Reckless Pursuit of Dominion: A Situational Analysis of the NBA and Diminishing Player Autonomy" This is a summary from the abstract: The...

    Blog | January 27, 2006
  4. Small World: Leon Rose Works with Alan Milstein

    Henry Abbott

    Regular TrueHoop readers will remember a few days ago, I posted an article in which sports lawyer Alan Milstein recommended abolishing the draft. Milstein was Maurice Clarett's lead counsel, and also represented Eddy Curry when the Bulls wanted to te...

    Blog | January 04, 2006
  5. More Rumblings About Suing Over the NBA Age Limit

    Henry Abbott

    Attorney Michael McCann, who was part of Maurice Clarett's legal team when he sued the NFL, is dangling the idea again on the Sports Law Blog. If they were eligible for the 2006 NBA Draft, it is widely-presumed that Greg Oden and O.J. Mayo would be t...

    Blog | January 04, 2006
  6. Top Sports Lawyer: Abolish the Draft

    Henry Abbott

    The draft, we all assume, exists to funnel the good players to the bad teams, and keep some kind of parity in the league. Alan Milstein, who was Maurice Clarett's lead counsel, writes in a guest piece on the sports law blog that that's not really why...

    Blog | December 29, 2005
  7. The Forgotten High-Schoolers--the Undrafted

    Henry Abbott

    Maurice Clarett's former lawyer Michael McCann has been assembling evidence that the NBA's new age restriction may not be fair. He has compiled two studies that I know of, both of which have been mentioned here before: One that shows high-schoolers ...

    Blog | August 05, 2005
  8. Maurice Clarett's Lawyer: NBA Age Rule in Trouble Already

    Henry Abbott

    After I blogged about his study (the one that shows, as an age group, players drafted straight from high school are the best players in the NBA) recently, I heard from attorney Michael McCann. He's a visiting researcher at Harvard, and was part of M...

    Blog | July 15, 2005