Monday, July 22, 2024
College sports is a $900 million industry, with the net worth of some schools’ teams also valued in the hundreds of millions. Of that money, how much of it do the players earn? None. Well, legally speaking.  The NCAA continues to prevent athletes from receiving almost any compensation for their work by claiming it is “amateurism” in college sports. According to...
Caught in the midst of America’s greatest pastime is the fact that 33 players in the National Football League have been arrested this year. By comparison, just seven people have been arrested for felonies in the history of the National Hockey League, and 16 in the National Basketball Association. Of the arrests in the NFL, the most consistent (nine) have...
As the seasons for many sports are drawing to their respective closes, it doesn’t take much to realize how much we as fans have been treated this year to the performances of a lifetime. We’ve seen it all this year: Miracle comebacks that defy the odds, records broken, teams on a roll slicing through the competition like a hot knife...