Source: Sporting News/SN Illustration Football is back, but the fan experience is much different this year. Due to the pandemic, NFL teams have been faced with the tough decision of whether to allow fans to spectate the games in-person or not. Since the states have the power to place statewide guidelines, each team has to... Continue Reading →
This series is a discussion of the legal issues in the sports world amid the novel coronavirus. This is a first for our forum, where each of our contributors will be authoring at least one post, discussing either the sports world now, or what will likely happen in the future, during this unprecedented time. One... Continue Reading →
Image Credit: NY Post Current NFL MVP Lamar Jackson has quickly gone from polarizing first round quarterback to one of the NFL’s best players. Last season, Jackson in only his second professional season, threw for a league-leading 36 touchdowns, threw 3,127 yards passing, and ran for 1,206 yards. Adding to Jackon's accolades, this MVP performance... Continue Reading →
(Image: Detroit Free Press/ Dave Birkett) Jerry Maguire's famous quote, "Show me the money," has perfectly foreshadowed modern sports leagues, specifically the NFL, which continually experience record profits while players routinely reset market values in free agency. However, as agents have become more involved while representing athletes and franchises are committing more money than ever... Continue Reading →
Serie A soccer club Inter Milan filed a trademark application for “Inter,” but Major League Soccer filed a notice of opposition since it would impact their newest expansion team, Inter Miami CF. Another sports trademark battle is on the horizon, this time between two soccer teams over the word “Inter.” Back in 2014, Serie A... Continue Reading →
Once its greatest asset, the AAF’s proprietary technology platform may have led to Tom Dundon’s decision to cease the new football league’s operations. The Alliance of American Football (AAF) began its inaugural season earlier this year full of promise. The league hoped to be a supplemental league to the NFL, capitalizing on the NFL’s short... Continue Reading →
Kyler Murray seems to be choosing football now, but don’t be surprised if he changes his mind after a strong push by Major League Baseball.
As the NFL looks to improve its rules and cash in on legalized sports gambling, its best course of action may be to follow the Alliance of American Football.
After watching that snooze-inducing game, the answer would be a resounding no. However, that question is not regarding the game itself, it is directed at the amount of money Atlanta residents paid to build the immaculate Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Where there's smoke... It has been exactly two years since Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the playing of the national anthem during the San Francisco 49ers preseason finale. So much has changed since then, yet, in some respects, nothing has changed. Kaepernick is still out of a job, the NFL has no idea how to... Continue Reading →