The National Hockey League could grant Seattle a conditional franchise today. But the people behind the Seattle NHL expansion bid already have NHL ties so it would be fairly hard for the NHL to say listen Oak View Group we thank you for your expansion fee but no thanks.
Akron, Ohio is saying goodbye to the Rubber Bowl, a facility that opened in 1940 and is falling apart rapidly. The city will begin to demolish part of the structure this week.
There are signs that America is going to get more spring time football and it will be in the form of two additional leagues. The Spring League is an active group that plays a couple of games a year. The Alliance of American Football is scheduled to begin play in 2019 and Vince McMahon’s XFL reboot will start in 2020.