NFL

NFL to Sports Media: We Are Going Back to LA

If there is one sports staple, it is that sports people use sports media as a trial balloon for an idea to see if the scheme can work or not. The NFL has gotten some media people on board

NBA

Reagan Era Legislation Enriches NBA

Monday was a great day for NBA owners and eventually NBA players’ bank accounts. But overall, it was a rotten day for the 95 percent of cable TV subscribers who will see their bills increase for programming they never watch.

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Weighing the Cost of Playing Football

It has not been a good month for the football industry, from the high school level to the pros. A third player died on a high school field last Wednesday in a span of five days. The superintendent of the school district

Olympics

Does Anyone Want the 2022 Winter Games?

Does any country want the 2022 Winter Olympics? Judging by how national Olympic committees have dropped out of the bidding, the answer might jolt the smugness of the International Olympic Committee as one of the 2022 favorites– Norway has

Redskins

FCC Could Fine TV Stations for Washington’s Name Usage

The Federal Communications Commission could flex its muscle and determine if the name of the National Football League’s Washington franchise is a slur and is a violation of the agency’s rules for indecency. To listen to the full podcast,

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FCC Ruins NFL’s Unofficial September 30 holiday

September 30 used to be an unofficial holiday around the National Football League offices and that held true between 1961 until yesterday

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Monday Was a Bad Day for the Football Industry

“There is a football industry under siege mentality,” as College Football Hall of Fame President Steve Hatchell contends, among the people who run the business, then Monday was a miserable day. There was information released saying that Jovan Belcher had

Adam Silver

Four Domestic Assaults in the NBA Since April

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver now has four domestic assault arrests on his watch. One player, Greg Oden, is out of the league and does not represent that much of an issue for Silver but Charlotte’s Jeffrey Turner, Memphis’s James Johnson and

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A Hockey Team Grows in Brooklyn

The National Hockey League will be in Brooklyn tonight as a visitor for the last time. The New York Islanders franchise is moving to the New York City boro in 2015 and presumably will become a major market franchise

Olympics

Olympics Need Government Financial Support

The president of the International Olympic Committee lifted the curtain on sports spending during a speech in China this week. Thomas Bach said the International Olympic Committee has to partner up with politicians who run this world. Click to