For the past few months, the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) was trying to decide whether or not to sanction the Women’s Professional Soccer League (WPS).More »
Imagine you have to get your car sent in for some repairs because it won’t start. After a few days, you get your car back and find that it does not start again. The repairman promptly amasses 15 people, who succeed in pushing the car three inches forward. Then, the repairman tells you “See, it works! You said the problem was that you couldn’t get it to move, and now it does!”More »
As of yesterday the new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) has been ratified, officially ending the fourth lockout in the history of the NBA! The shortened NBA season will now consist of 66 games instead of the 82 originally planned for a normal season. More »
The NBA Lockout was a major obstacle for the 2011-2012 NBA season, and fans all over America were worried about the chance of there being no season at all. I know I would have been disappointed and devastated if there were no season.
Luckily, though, for this 10-year-old basketball fan, there is going to be one. Even a shortened season is better than nothing. However, now the whole issue of the asterisk begins. More »
As the United States goes through a recession, many professional athletes are still being paid gigantic contracts. Do they really deserve these outrageous paychecks? The simple answer is NO, however there are a few positives involved with giving out this amount of money.More »
The four major American professional sports leagues have all fallen prey to the same illusion. The NHL, NBA, MLB, and NFL each have created too many expansion teams, which have hurt the leagues’ financial bottom line and diminished the on-field quality of play.More »