Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

The First Punch: UFC Sues State of New York

By Nathan Yu Ultimate Fighting Championship, known colloquially as UFC, is accustomed to fights. It is the leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, and has millions of fans–including myself–worldwide. As evidenced by its recent mega television deal with Fox Sports, UFC is arguably the fastest growing brand in sports. But that growth has never crossed […]

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Dodgers File Bankruptcy

By Sam Mann A lot of potential topics to cover tonight. We have the two big labor disputes in the NFL and the NBA, the Mets/Madoff crisis and a multitude of NCAA drama, from North Carolina to Ohio St. to USC to Boise State (I think the most amazing thing with the NCAA stuff is […]

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Unlike the NFL, we’re back!

Obviously a lot has happened since we last joined you, although as our title indicates, a resolution to the NFL’s labor trouble is not one of those things.  We thought we would take this opportunity to quickly run through a few items. In no particular order … Businessman Jim Crane has agreed to purchase the […]

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

NFL Lockout … Yep, It’s Still Going

I’m going to be that guy. I am going to sit here and defend the NFL and its owners in this labor dispute. I’m not saying I am pro-management overall, but I’m not saying I’m not either. However, since it appears the media is beginning to sympathize with the players and since the NFLPA appeared […]

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The BCS Might Get Sued!

Don’t get too excited, college football fans, there are no new antitrust threats against the BCS for its failure to institute a playoff system (at least for today). But we still may see the Bowl Championship Series in federal court soon. This is all speculation of course, but with several media outlets reporting that the […]

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

The NFL Lockout and You

A lot has been said and written about the labor issues and the ensuing lockout in the NFL, but we feel it is still useful to highlight a few of the major issues. The NFL Players Association de-certified for the second time in its history. De-certifying as a union was a bold negotiating strategy pursued […]