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 →

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 →

The Dissolve of the “Old-NCAA”

Since the NCAA lifted its ban on college athlete likeness compensation, many have waited for regulations set by the NCAA to assure uniform enforcement. However, recent comments from Mark Emmert, President of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”), demonstrate the NCAA's scramble to remain relevant.  The NCAA has demonstrated reluctance to transition to a player... Continue Reading →

Congress Accuses the NCAA of Title IX Violations

[1] On March 14, just three days before the start of this year’s March Madness tournament, Congress sent a six-page letter to NCAA President Mark Emmert accusing the organization of making “inadequate progress’’ in addressing “historically disparate” treatment of male and female athletes.[2] The letter claimed that the NCAA is “violating the spirit of gender... Continue Reading →

The NCAA Has its First Sip of Alcohol

Photo Via: Islamorada Beer Company Twitter NIL laws are still uncertain, and a college athlete signs the first NIL agreement with an alcohol company July 1st, 2021 marked a historic day in college sports. The state of Florida led the charge and numerous states — Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Texas — followed in... Continue Reading →

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