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 →

Protecting College Football Players from the Draft Process: Combine Everyone

The current collective bargaining agreement governing the NFL disenfranchises college athletes entering the draft process, leaving them at the mercy of management.  In late February every year, NFL owners and their respective staffs flock to Indianapolis to see an athletic showcase, labeled a Combine, with select draft eligible collegiate football players. To be clear, this... Continue Reading →

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