Month: August 2020

Nebraska Football Players Sue Big Ten Over Season Postponement

A lawsuit filed on Aug. 27 by Nebraska football players accused the Big Ten of breach of contract for postponing the season.

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WNBA Players Call Off Aug. 27 Games for ‘Day of Reflection’

After calling off their Aug. 26 games in protest of police brutality — specifically the police shooting of Jacob Blake on Aug. 23 — and coming together for a on-court […]

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Cleveland Pro Teams Form Alliance to Address Social Injustice

The Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Browns said their partnership will concentrate on “social injustice facing the city of Cleveland and all Northeast Ohio communities.”

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College Athletics: Where Do We Go From Here?

Bryan B. Blair, the deputy director of athletics and chief operating officer for Washington State, unpacks the transformative power of sports.

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UCLA Seeks More Than $200 Million From Under Armour in Lawsuit

The breach of contract complaint, filed on Aug. 26 in the U.S. District Court’s Central District of California, alleges Under Armour improperly sought to end its 15-year deal with the school.

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New Tier of Daily Fantasy Sports Operators Ready To Challenge

As FanDuel and DraftKings largely shift their focus from daily fantasy games to sports betting, a second tier of operators is emerging.  Companies like Monkey Knife Fight, She Plays, PlayLine […]

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Investing In Customer Data Technology To Welcome Fans Back

(StellarAlgo is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) The NBA, NHL, and MLS were able to resume their seasons by starting with bubble formats and playing in front of […]

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Legal Experts Weigh In On Historic Sports Protest

Legal experts said this could set a future precedent for players to refuse to compete in the name of social justice.

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NHL Lone League Schedule Not Impacted by Jacob Blake Strikes

The NHL was the only league that didn’t have its Aug. 26 schedule interrupted by the player-led stoppage that swept sports following the Milwaukee Bucks’ refusal to play in protest of police violence and racial injustice.

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Naomi Osaka Becomes First Individual Sport Athlete to Sit Out

Former world No. 1 tennis player Naomi Osaka would not play her semifinal match in the Western & Southern Open Aug. 27, choosing to sit out in protest of police […]

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