cbssports.com "Given the manner in which Major League Baseball has treated and continues to treat other egregious assaults on the integrity of the game, Mr. Rose’s ongoing punishment is no longer justifiable as a proportional response to his transgressions."Rose's Letter to Manfred The fallout from the Houston Astros sign stealing scandal has come and gone, and... Continue Reading →
Gritty Takes Fan Interaction to a New Level With Attack on Minor Fan
inquirer.com Anyone who has been to a live sports event has witnessed some sort of off the wall antics, including Jaxson de Ville’s bungee jump from the lights in Jacksonville, and Benny the Bull’s antics with popcorn in Chicago. It seems, however, that the Philadelphia Flyers Mascot affectionately named Gritty, may have taken the funny... Continue Reading →
Houston Astros Fallout: The MLB Values the Integrity of Baseball.
CNBC.com We touched on the Houston Astros cheating scandal a short while back, which can be found here. Now, however, the dust has begun to settle, and punishments have been handed out. Per ESPN, the MLB handed out one-year suspensions for now former Astros GM Jeff Luhnow and now former Astros manager AJ Hinch, and... Continue Reading →
The NFL’s Annual Rooney Rule Discussion
Richmond Free Press As the NFL regular season comes to aclose, a few things are always certain. Fans of twelve lucky teams are rooting for their team to win the Super Bowl, fans of the remaining 20 teams are rooting for the Patriots to lose, and the Monday after sees a plethora of new head... Continue Reading →
The Houston Astros and Sign Stealing: It’s Beyond Baseball
Dodgersnation.com Allegations have been swirling around for a while that the Houston Astros, arguably the best team in baseball over the past half-decade, have been less than genuine with their in game practices. Accusations of sign stealing have been tossed about by numerous sources, as players and fans alike have shouted wolf at the Houston... Continue Reading →
Could Fair Pay to Play Revitalize EA’s NCAA Football Franchise?
AthlonSports.com Many are familiar with video game company Electronic Arts (EA)’s annual FIFA and Madden NFL games, but some may remember the company also used to make an annual game for NCAA Basketball and NCAA Football. For years, these titles were fan favorites, featuring all of the NCAA schools, and even included spitting images of... Continue Reading →
E-sports Star Tfue Remains Locked in Legal Battle with FaZe Clan.
tmz.com According to the The Hollywood Reporter, E-Sports superstar, Turner “Tfue” Tenney has been in a legal battle with his former gaming organization, FaZe Clan since he sued the organization in May on the claim of an "oppressive contract." With the staggering rise of electronic gaming, anf the market therewithit, its no surprise someone with... Continue Reading →
Three Doctors Told Offensive Guard Kelechi Osemele He Needed Shoulder Surgery, The Jets Disagreed, and Now He’s a Free Agent
New York Post The 2019 season has left the New York Jets is a state of flux, so to speak. Quarterback Sam Darnold missed multiple weeks with mono, and only returned when he was confident he “wasn’t going to die.” Then, ESPN aired footage of the quarterback claiming he was seeing ghosts on the sideline... Continue Reading →
Fair Play to Play and the Collegiate Juggernaut: College Golf
Forbes.com You may have seen it, but we haven't strayed away from touching on the proposal of the Fair Pay to Play Act; you can find that here, and here. In short, California has passed a bill that will allow college athletes to receive monetary compensation from things like their image and likeness, and endorsements.... Continue Reading →
AB Still Doesn’t Know How Contracts Work.
The Wall Street Journal Another week, another odd Antonio Brown story. For bloggers and writers, it's not bad, but c'mon AB, why don't you take a couple days off? Its been an eventful couple months for Mr. Big Chest, and lost in the Tasmanian devil-esque whirlwind are 2 draft picks, 3 teams, 2 helmets, and... Continue Reading →