Michael Sam Won’t Damage “The Shield”

By Evan Weiner The question that should be asked about Michael Sam is pretty simple and pretty obvious. It is not whether the National Football League should accept Michael Sam as a player but can Michael Sam accept the


Thomas Bach’s Olympic Gold Medal Winning Snit

You can always count on the International Olympic Committee to be on the wrong side of political debate. The IOC’s new commander in chief, rather President, Thomas Back is upset with American President Barack Obama, French President Francois Hollande

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Richard Sherman and the Cold Weather Super Bowl

Have football fans lost their minds? That’s a question that the sports industry should be asking but aren’t following the Richard Sherman interview after his team, Seattle beat San Francisco in the NFC Championship Game, following his key play.


The NFL and Martin Luther King

There is not much evidence that Martin Luther King and the National Football League of the American Football League had much interaction with one another during the Civil Rights Era. King was just 17 years old when the Los


Why Alex Rodriguez Has To Go To Court

It many ways it is sort of fitting that the Bud Selig victory tour in Major League Baseball’s fight to permanently place a scarlet letter on Alex Rodriguez began on CBS’ TV’s news magazine show “60 Minutes”. Selig is


The Looming Loonie Problem for the NHL

When sports leagues do business in North America, particularly the United States and Canada, there is always a potential problem. The Canadian dollar and the American dollar are not always at par. This is a significantly lesser problem for

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Forever lasted 37 years for the owners of the ABA’s Spirits of St. Louis

Perpetuity isn’t as long as it used to be, at least in the business known as the National Basketball Association. According to reports, the National Basketball Association and the owners of the long departed American Basketball Association’s Spirits of


Life Threatening, Inhumane Conditions No Problem for the NFL in Green Bay

There are a number of critics who have questioned the wisdom of National Football League owners in their placement of the 2014 Super Bowl in a “cold” weather stadium—the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Those naysayers don’t like


Every Miami Franchise Is Looking For A Handout

The Miami Cab Ride from Seaport to Airport It is about a 20 minute ride from the Port of Miami to the Miami International Airport. The cost? $24 plus tip. Generally these are pretty boring rides with a less


Another Government Battle Over NFL Television Blackouts

The National Football League and the Federal Communications Commission seem to have a slight disagreement. The FCC, which regulates television and radio licenses and watches over the industry, would like to end the NFL’s blackout policy which bans a