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It was the first month no player was arrested since 2009.
Even though it lost the deflategate decision, September was a good month for the NFL. After all, none of its players were arrested.
In fact, September was the first month in six years that no NFL players were arrested, according to USA Today. …NFL
MONTREAL (AP) — Marcel Aubut resigned Saturday as president of the Canadian Olympic Committee while under investigation for a sexual harassment complaint.
The committee said in a statement its investigation now ends. Since the original complaint, two other women made allegations against Aubut. On …Olympics
MMA superstar Ronda Rousey keeps making history. Now she’s the first woman to appear on the cover of Men’s Fitness magazine:
Is there anything she can’t do?Ronda Rousey
Senior MPs say it's time the BBC and ITV joined the growing call for Blatter to quit
The BBC was under pressure last night to stop using licence fee money to fund Fifa while Sepp Blatter remains as head of football’s governing body.
The demand, made by senior MPs, followed an orchestrated attack on …Sepp Blatter
Aaron Golub was born with Peter’s Anomaly, which left him blind in his right eye and nearly so in his left. However, Golub had a passion for football and he didn’t let his genetic condition prevent him from pursuing it.
On Saturday, Golub made history as the first known legally blind player to play …College Sports
Four of Fifa’s leading sponsors – Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Visa and Budweiser – have demanded that its embattled president, Sepp Blatter, step down immediately in the face of a continuing corruption crisis.
The dramatic intervention on Friday night from four of Fifa’s biggest backers hugely increases …Sepp Blatter
ZURICH (Reuters) - Since the explosive indictments and arrests of international soccer officials in May, FIFA President Sepp Blatter -- previously a prolific traveler -- had only once left his home base of Switzerland.
In the end, he wasn’t even safe in his own office.
On Friday morning, staff from …Soccer
Young entrepreneurs having a keen interest in sports are exploring new avenues for investing in the lucrative sports sector. Don't believe us? Well, …Asia
On paper, a team is just a million-dollar, tax-exempt enterprise whose players happen to be in school.
College football’s popularity probably has a lot to do with how personal it is: Few other sports combine the camaraderie of Saturday afternoon tailgates, the rush of a victory in a decades-long …College & University
ESPN is planning to lay off close to 300 employees in the coming months, Jason McIntyre of The Big Lead reported Tuesday.
These will be the first layoffs at the Worldwide Leader since 2013, and, as McIntyre notes, they are not likely to be the last.
Disney, ESPN's parent company, has reportedly asked …Layoffs
By Geoff De Weaver, CEO + Founder, Touchpoint Entertainment Inc. http://touchpoint.best/
Were you thinking to yourself it was LeBron James? Kobe Bryant …
Rhone Apparel, a tiny company looking to cash in on the so-called athleisure boom, has lined up a sports world Who’s Who of backers.
Former NFL …NBA
1. A deadline is looming to see who is interested in hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics. The city of Toronto still has not decided whether it will …Sports Industry
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Free WebcastHow Social Data is Transforming the Agency Business
More than ever before, agencies and their clients are relying on social …Advertising
A Monmouth County Congressman is calling for a hearing to review the legality of daily fantasy sports, a burgeoning industry that has been the source of extensive advertising campaigns in recent weeks.
A Monmouth County Congressman is calling for a hearing to review the legality of daily fantasy sports, a burgeoning industry that has been the source …Sports Industry
New York (CNN) — The Dallas Cowboys are the first sports team to be valued at $4 billion, cementing its place as the richest franchise in the world of sports.
All of the National Football League's 32 teams saw their value jump by a wide margin. The average NFL team is now worth nearly $2 billion, up …Buffalo Bills
In a narrow, windowless room hidden on the third floor of a mid-Wilshire office building, Rich Orosco is making history.
In a marketplace already saturated with professional sports franchises, Orosco is helping create another. Yet 11 months into that process, his team has no stadium, no coaches and …Los Angeles
A year ago, Cedric Ogbuehi had good reason to think that he would be signing a contract in the neighborhood of $20 million — the result of being a top-five N.F.L. draft pick.
Entering his senior year at Texas A&M, Ogbuehi was set to move from right tackle to left tackle, a position so vital that …Insurance
The social space can be a tricky place to do business if you are a massive brand like Chase. What platforms do you use and what exactly are you …Grand Slam (Tennis)
Social Media has altered the relationship between teams and their fans – and smart brands are making it a part of their overall marketing …Marketing
Starting out by selling running shoes from the back of a car, Phil Knight, along with co-founder Bill Bowerman, turned Nike into a global powerhouse …Nike
When the National Football League season begins on Thursday, Google will not be merely sitting on the sidelines.
Seeking to help advertisers capture the attention of the sport’s millions of fans, the company has built a tool for its search product that places ads alongside football-related results. …Google
College football is back!
Those four words are enough to bring a smile to millions of faces across America. As the 2015-16 season kicks off, there are some exciting story lines brewing. From the quarterback competition at Ohio State to whether the College Football Playoff will face the sophomore …Nike
There’s nothing like a College Football Saturday.
Or a college football Thursday.
The college football season kicked off this week and things got going on a weekday with 19 games featuring FBS teams this past Thursday. That, of course, is nothing new as the first full week of …College Sports
Prosperity is the sound of jackhammers and pile drivers in the morning.
Across San Francisco, cranes loom and the noise from construction sites can sound “like the city is being bombed,” as one manager of a senior center near downtown put it recently, or like the amplified cork-popping of a …San Francisco Bay Area
It’s been almost one year since New York Yankees legendary, and future Hall of Fame, shortstop Derek Jeter had the final at-bat of his 20-year career that spanned from 1995 until 2014. In that final at-bat against the rival Boston Red Sox, at the iconic Fenway Park and in the 3rd inning, Jeter hit …Derek Jeter
NWHL Connecticut Whale logo
Something that has been kept well under the radar by both the NWHL and the NHL is the ongoing dispute in regards to the …
Sports broadcasts -- long viewed by the entertainment industry as a way to lure viewers and ad dollars -- are losing some luster.
American media …TV