The NFLPA and OTAs

On May 19, 2019, DeMaurice Smith, the executive director of the NFL Players Association, went on the Sports Junkies podcast and took a stand against on-field activities for which players were not being paid.[1] This includes Organized Team Activities (OTAs), which are entirely voluntary workouts.[2] However, OTAs are the only opportunity players have to run... Continue Reading →

Disney vs. DeSantis: Round 3

The Disney vs. DeSantis saga continues to what seems to be another dramatic season adding to the mini-series. As a recap, DeSantis waged war with Disney after they vowed to fight to repeal the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. DeSantis stripped Disney of its governing powers over its special improvement district, Reedy Creek. Before stripping Disney... Continue Reading →

Disney vs. DeSantis: Round 2

The feud between Disney and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has turned into a mini drama-series that might last several seasons. As a recap, at the end of February 2023, DeSantis signed legislation taking over Disney’s special development district, Reedy Creek Improvement District. In taking over the district, DeSantis would appoint his own board, filling it... Continue Reading →

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