Olympics

China, The IOC and April Fools’

The race between Beijing, China and Almaty, Kazakhstan are in the home stretch in the race for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Both countrys’ Olympic Committees have made their last pitches to the International Olympic Committee and now are sitting

Kris Bryant

Kris Bryant: It’s All About The Money

Kris Bryant may or may not be a Major League Baseball player on Opening Day. He also may be with the Iowa Cubs in Triple A Baseball. Either way the Bryant story is all about money; not in 2015,

NBA Playoffs

Sports Wary of Indiana’s New Religious Freedom Law

 Mike Pence’s signature has caused a firestorm of controversy that has snared the sports world. The Indiana Governor signed into law last Thursday the Religious Freedom Restoration Act which allows business owners the right to refuse customers if an

Mayweather

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao and Boxing’s Revival

The financial projections for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight on May 4th seem to be highly inflated– a possible $400 million pay out for the evening. But, are they overestimated? Maybe not. Without selling one pay per view telecast to

Lamarr Houston

Could a Judge Stop the NFL From Moving to LA?

 There seems to be a lot of conjecture at this point as to the NFL’s 2016 configuration. Will Los Angeles host one or two NFL teams? Will St. Louis or Oakland or San Diego hang onto a team? Will

Boston Olympics Bid

Is The Boston Olympic Bid Over Before It Started?

If the race to land the Olympics could be equated to a football game, the game would have just started and Boston just took the opening kickoff to the 25 yard line but on the first play of the

NFL Blackout

NFL TV Blackout Suspension: Dropped Experiment or Ruse?

The NFL plans to show everyone of its team’s home games in 2015 in every TV market. That’s not really all that big of news because it is a rare occurrence when a game is blacked out because a

Colin Kaepernick

NFL: It’s Southern California or Bust

There is an old phrase, California or Bust, that originated in the 19th century when gold was discovered at Sutter’s Mill. California or Bust. The All American Football Conference team in San Francisco chose a nickname that actually referred

Obama

Obama’s Proposal Won’t End Stadium Subsidies

Stu Sternberg’s quest for a new stadium for his Tampa Bay Rays could get harder if President Barack Obama has his way. In the President’s 2015 budget proposal, there is a provision that would change how stadiums or arenas

Kentucky 75 v Michigan 72

CBS, ESPN, The NCAA Partnership and Their Athletes

The NCAA is under siege, whether people want to believe that or not. Ed O’Bannon won his case, which prevents the NCAA from using former players likenesses unless the college governing body compensates the former players. The ruling is