Next Stop For USWNT: HBO

(Image via Turner Sports) U.S. Soccer and Warner Bros. Discovery (Turner Sports) agreed to an eight-year media rights deal in March 2022, with hopes of growing the American game, specifically, the women’s game. This Tuesday, January 17th, HBO Max will become the latest streaming service to enter the live sports arena, when it broadcasts the... Continue Reading →

Double the Funds, Double the Fun for PHF

(Image via Premier Hockey Federation) The battle for a stable women’s pro hockey league in North America just got a bit easier. Last month, the Premier Hockey Federation (PHF) announced that its salary cap will double from $750,000 to $1.5 million, beginning with the 2023-24 season. This is the third straight season in which the... Continue Reading →

Broncos Ride on New Sod for Finale

(Photo via: David Zalubowski/Associated Press) New Broncos owner and CEO Greg Penner is sparing no expense. Penner, the chairman of Walmart, and majority owner of the Broncos, has already shown the power of his purse, as the majority stakeholder in the $4.65 billion purchase price for the team, and by committing significant extension dollars to... Continue Reading →

Ryan Reynolds: Ottawa Senators Owner?

(Photo via: Justin Tang/The Canadian Press) The Ottawa Senators franchise has experienced a tumultuous past few years. From reaching the Eastern Conference Finals in 2017[1], to a remarkably steep drop-off into the basement of the NHL’s standings, the ongoing rumors of the team being for sale, and the often-controversial actions and eventual death of owner... Continue Reading →

NCAA Fails its own Exam

On Tuesday, January 3, 2023, the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Transformation Committee, which had been charged with reshaping NCAA policies, released its 40-page final report.[1] The Report will next go to the Division I Board of Directors for consideration at the 2023 NCAA Convention in San Antonio next week.[2] The Report details 34 review areas... Continue Reading →

New York Law School’s NIL Pro Bono Project and Why They are the Only Permitted Advocate for Student-Athletes in their State

Photo via NYLS_NIL Twitter The NIL marketplace is one that is new and uncertain. On October 26, the NCAA clarified its interim NIL policy. In the NCAA’s most recent guidelines, it makes clear that schools cannot engage in negotiations on behalf of an NIL entity or a student-athlete to secure specific NIL opportunities.[1] However, the... Continue Reading →

The Saga of Tua Tagovailoa: Part 3

[header via USA Today] So here we are again. Tua Tagovailoa is in the NFL Concussion Protocol after suffering a head injury against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, his second diagnosed concussion of the season. The NFLPA is once again investigating. After the controversy surrounding the first (and second) head injury, this one seemed... Continue Reading →

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