NFL Salary Cap to Jump Back Up in 2022

The global pandemic had serious ramifications on the economics of professional sports in 2020/2021. The National Football League (NFL), which had seen steady increases in the salary cap every year since 2013, dropped for the first time in 2020 due to the pandemic. The NFL’s salary cap is set to return to the normal level... Continue Reading →

Game On?

Many things have been put on hold or delayed because of COVID-19. One of the things that can be added to the list is the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class AA Far West regional game that was supposed to be played this past Saturday. McQuaid Jesuit High School in Rochester was... Continue Reading →

The NBA’s Covid Problem

Photo Via: The Guardian New York City vaccination mandate restricts Kyrie Irving; others unvaccinated can still play in NYC. The National Basketball Association is widely considered as a ‘player friendly league.’ NBA athletes often have the autonomy to act and speak as they wish and are championed for doing so. The NBA, staying on brand,... Continue Reading →

Can student-athletes receive a religious exception to the Western Michigan University’s COVID-19 policy mandating vaccination for only student-athletes?

YES! Western Michigan University cannot mandate a COVID-19 vaccination for student athletes without allowing for any religious exemptions, even though the policy states that the University will consider medical or religious exemptions on an individual basis. According to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Dahl, et al v. Board of... Continue Reading →

Movie Theaters Reopening in New York

Photo Source: Variety Movie theaters were forced to shut down in March due to the pandemic. Large movie theater chains, such as Regal and AMC, were uncertain if they would be able to continue operating. These companies went months without generating revenue, forcing them to furlough staff, apply for federal assistance, and raise money through... Continue Reading →

COVID and the Upcoming Expansion Draft have the Buffalo Sabres Playing Chess

Source: Twitter/@buffalosabres Taylor Hall shocked the hockey world by signing a one-year, $8 million contract with the Buffalo Sabres. This news came as a surprise to many, for both Sabres fans and the league. https://twitter.com/PierreVLeBrun/status/1315428801971662850 Hall, the Hart Memorial Trophy winner for the player most valuable to his team in 2018, reunites with former head... Continue Reading →

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