NCAA Moral Responsibilities Stops With Players

The NCAA said it did not support the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week and was among the companies protesting the Indiana law. The state legislature applied a fix, Governor Mike Pence signed it and the NCAA is back

Rob Manfred

Major League Baseball $alaries: Who Pays The Bills?

The Major League Baseball season is ready to start and with it comes the Chief Financial Officer approving twice a month paychecks to players. Those paychecks continue to grow with the average salary expected to hit a new record

Travis Hamonic, Jaroslav Halak

New York Islanders Say Goodbye to Nassau County

In a way, the New York Islanders swan song at the Nassau Coliseum has been whitewashed. The franchise has had a pretty good regular season and that seems to have erased what has been nearly three decades of putting

Final Four

Indiana, Cultural Wars and Basketball

Sports is supposed to be about competition, two individuals, two teams battling to see who is better with fans watching and either enjoying or agonizing over the action. But in the last calendar year, sports has been thrust into


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 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