New York Islanders

What’s Going on in Brooklyn With The Islanders?

Is Brooklyn about ready to lose the New York Islanders in 2020? That is a question that  should be posed. The Islanders’ stakeholders, whether it is marketing partners, potential big item ticket holders and every day fans had to

UAB Football

UAB Football Program Dropped: Is This The Beginning of The End?

About 11 years ago, one-time Ohio State football player, college coach and university athletic director Dick Young told this reporter that one day you will see two college football set ups. The big time schools all in one section,

NCAA Basketball

The Brewing College Basketball Scandal in New York

A transcript scandal at the community or junior college level shouldn’t be too surprising. College basketball programs need players from stars to bench warmers and if players can be stored at a community or junior college, all the better.

Rams

St. Louis Rams’ Protest Ruffles Feathers

Sports fans don’t like real life to interfere with their enjoyment of games. Generally, sports owners and sports marketing partners would prefer athletes to just shut up. The owners and marketing partners can deal with players arrests and drug

NBA

NBA Wants to Change Some Work Rules

The NBA has labor peace until 2017 but that doesn’t mean they are satisfied with the current economic conditions of the league despite an enormous increase from television partners in fees starting in 2016. The league will be swimming

Jerry Jones

Bad Owners? Rolling Stone List Misses

Rolling Stone magazine made its name on rock music and solidified its standing among hippies in 1970 with John Lennon interview that has a bitter look at the break up of the Beatles. It’s not fair to say Rolling

Dallas Cowboys

Why Indianapolis, Not Dallas is America’s Team

Thanksgiving is a big football day in America. In fact, it’s been that way for more than a century with high school, college and pro football games. But looking back at the NFL before the Sports Broadcasting Act of

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NFL, Gambling and People’s Votes

In sports, the will of the people is often ignored. Politicians told local voters in places like Seattle, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee and Charlotte even though they said no to funding a baseball stadium or an arena, no didn’t mean no.

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Senate to Discuss Sports Domestic Abuse Problems

The lame duck Senate session will include a visit from the four commissioners of the major American sports. Lawmakers apparently want to be filled in on what a private industry—sports—is doing to make sure their players are not beating

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