The AAF’s Relationship with The NFL Was Built to Fail

On Tuesday, the AAF officially suspended operations for the 2019 season. Notwithstanding profitability concerns, the palpable unwillingness of the NFL to support the organization was leaked as a reason for the league’s uncertain future. But AAF’s aspirations of becoming a developmental league were doomed from the start. Every few years a wealthy investor attempts to... Continue Reading →

Inside the UFC’s Image and Accountability Problem

Conor McGregor’s most recent arrest highlights how the UFC has created and fueled its own image problem by making unilateral exceptions for star athletes.  Few athletes have grown in popularity faster than Conor McGregor. His brand resembles an empire with revenue pouring in from various industries, the least of which coming from actually fighting in... Continue Reading →

Not Guilty is No Longer A New Beginning

On February 28, 2018, a tearful Shawn Oakman exited a courtroom in Waco, Texas a free man, and in the process creating the perfect storm in the NCAA and NFL. Baylor University, located in Waco, Texas is not known as a football powerhouse. It isn’t one of the pillars that the NCAA builds its ratings... Continue Reading →

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