John F. Kennedy

How John F. Kennedy’s Signature Changed Sports

There is no question that John F. Kennedy was a significant player in the making of today’s American sports landscape. He signed a law in 1961 that completely changed sports and has made sports league a tremendous amount of

The NFL Today On CBS gang has plenty to say about the upcoming season.

Will CBS and Dish Ever Agree to Disagree?

Depending on what city you are in, you might be hearing commercials from CBS and the Dish network condemning each other for not working out a new carriage deal. The commercials are the same ones that have used before

Olympics

Germany Thinking of Arresting Doping Athletes

German lawmakers will consider writing new legislation in 2015 that would crack down on athletes caught using banned performance enhancing drugs while competing in the country. That may run counter to sports organizations and others who think that a

Rex Ryan

Daily Crisis: Where is Football Heading?

The football industry is suffering through its worst news cycle since 1905 when college football players were dying on the field. In 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt called the presidents of Harvard, Columbia and Princeton to the Oval Office and

The Media Center at Sochi will be full this week as the Winter Olympics gets underway this week.

Are Big Time Sports Events Too Costly?

Big time sports events attract nations and cities to commit money for major international sporting events like the Olympics and the World Cup. The International Olympic Committee and FIFA require host nations to pick up cost overruns in the construction

Olympics

Sports Czars and the Olympics

Japan is getting ready for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics by creating a cabinet position and an office to oversee the countdown to the Games. International events like the Olympics are under the aegis not of the local host

NHL

Viva Las Vegas: Is The NHL Ready for Gambling?

Is the National Hockey League ready for a sports book, Elvis impersonators, Barry Manilow, Celine Dion and gambling on NHL contests? Las Vegas has been pushing for Major League teams over the past decade. The city struck out in

NFL: Indianapolis Colts-Press Conference

Sports Owners: How Hypocritical Can They Be?

The United States sports leagues, the NFL, the NHL, the NBA, Major League Baseball and  the NCAA worked the floors of Congress in 1991 and 1992 and got the Professional and Amateur Sports Protect Act passed in 1992. The

Canada

Falling Canadian Dollar Could Cause Problems

The American dollar has been getting stronger lately while the Canadian dollar has fallen by about 10 percent in the past few years. The currency exchange rate does matter in North American sports. American teams have more money by

Commissioner Bud Selig finds out who his replacement will be on Thursday

Selig Leaves Behind Oakland and Tampa Woes

Allen H. Selig, better known by baseball fans as just Bud, Selig or some unprintable name, is leaving baseball in far better shape than when he entered the game five decades ago as the largest stockholder in the Milwaukee