(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 →
Hardly to anyone's surprise, the NFL has chosen not to punish Matt Patricia or the Detroit Lions for violating the Personal Conduct Policy. Patricia, now 43, was accused of sexual assault during a spring break trip while still in college in 1996. Although he was indicted, the case was dismissed over thirty years ago. According... Continue Reading →
89% of all NFL players smoke weed—at least according to former NFL player Martellus Bennett. The recently retired tight end sparked headlines when he made this high—and pretty specific—estimate on a recent Bleacher Report podcast. Since then, more former players have spoken to the site about marijuana use in the league. You can listen... Continue Reading →