Why Los Angeles is a Football Flop

If the truth is ever told, the Los Angeles-Anaheim market is a total flop. Sure, the NFL had a team in LA, in name only in 1926 and an American Football League I team also in 1926. There was


Is Montreal A Major League Baseball Town?

The Tampa Bay Rays baseball franchise, by lease, has to play in St. Petersburg until 2027. New York Daily News columnist Bill Madden has suggested that Rays owner Stu Sternberg is interested in Montreal as a possible destination for

Election Day

Election Day: No Big Deal to Sports

 When Vince Tobin was coaching the Arizona Cardinals in the late 1990s, Cardinals owner Bill Bidwill had him do more than just coach a football team. Tobin’s job was also to convince Mesa, Arizona voters to say yes to


Football’s Next Move: London’s Calling for the NFL

The National Football League has not done well outside of the United States borders. While there is a significant interest in Canada with Canadians rooting for border city teams in Buffalo, Detroit and Seattle, the Buffalo Bill’s Toronto series

Corey Grant, Shaq Wiggins

Problems with Football Won’t Affect Fans’ Love for Game

 The football industry has had an incredibly bad public relations year so far on three levels– high school, college and the pros. Three high schools suspended programs because of hazing issues with one school seeing seven arrests. On the


Will African and European Countries Be at the 2018 World Cup?

The governing body of International Football or soccer had a rare celebration this week with the 2018 World Cup logo being introduced. But FIFA has not had many good months lately. The organization refuses to release a report on


New Jersey’s Sports Book Bid to be Heard in November

The NFL is trying to expand operations in England where sports gambling on professional sports is legal. There is no doubt that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, his staff and members of the Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Lions organization passed

Roger Goodell

More Football Problems Plague Game

The football industry is facing its most serious problems since 1905 when President Theodore Roosevelt summoned the Presidents of Harvard, Yale and Princeton to the White House and demanded they clean up football or the game would be banned.


NCAA, Minor League Baseball and Hockey Players Rebel

For years, NCAA student-athletes, Minor League Baseball Players and Canadian Hockey League juniors have played sports for next to no money or no money at all. For decades, the NCAA has served as a sort of pros in training


WFL’s Challenge to the NFL Ended 39 Years Ago

The World Football League’s brief history had few highlights. The biggest story in the league’s history was when Toronto owner John Bassett signed three key Miami Dolphins players in 1974, Larry Csonka (pictured), Jim Kiick and Paul Warfield. None