UCLA to the Big Ten? – Not so Fast..

Today, November 17, the University of California Board of Regents (“Board of Regents” or “Board”)  will meet to discuss a variety of issues, including UCLA’s move to the Big Ten Conference.[1] Specifically, on June 30, 2022, UCLA suddenly announced its plan to leave the Pac-12 Conference and join the Big Ten Conference beginning in the... Continue Reading →

Does the NBA Have a Tanking Issue?

            The NBA’s current lottery system encourages teams who are struggling to do the least possible to be in the best position to select the draft prospect of their choice. The NBA lottery system works like this: The bottom 14 teams are put into a lottery and based on their standings at the end of... Continue Reading →

The NCAA Goes To Court Over CTE

A massive case regarding CTE and NCAA football has gone to trial for only the second time, as the widow (Alana Gee) of former USC linebacker Matt Gee is suing the NCAA for wrongful death in Los Angeles Superior Court.[1] Gee was the fifth linebacker from the 1989 USC football team to die before the... Continue Reading →

The Carousel Continues to Spin

Just last week I wrote about the decisions by Nebraska and Arizona State to fire their head football coaches only a few weeks into the 2022 regular season.[1] Less than a few hours after that post went live, on September 26, 2022, another major college football coach was relieved of his duties. Specifically, Georgia Tech... Continue Reading →

Will Notre Dame Save The ACC?

As I discussed in my article last week, The ACC has been left in an awkward spot in college’s conference realignment. The ACC has not lost or gained any members, largely because of its media rights deal and Grant of Rights Agreement with ESPN that runs through 2036. While the future of The ACC is... Continue Reading →

NIL= Not for International athLetes

College athletes across the country are rejoicing about the new NIL regulations finally put into place recently that allow them to profit off their own name, image, and likeness. While this change was long overdue for college athletes, not all athletes have been lucky enough to reap the benefits of NIL. International athletes have not... Continue Reading →

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