Month: September 2020

An Unlikely 2020 NFL MVP Candidate: Infection Control Officers

The ICO position was created this spring as the league and NFL Players Association agreed on new protocols to try to safely conduct the 2020 season.

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Nuclear Football

President Donald Trump has inserted himself into the discussion to resurrect the Big Ten’s fall football season. Trump called Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren yesterday after a White House representative […]

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Fanless Future

NHL and NBA executives are worried their bubble seasons won’t be the only ones without fans. Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts said having fans is imperative to financial success, […]

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Unanswered Calls

AT&T is backing away from earlier reports it could sell its Warner Bros. video game unit. In July, AT&T was reportedly exploring a potential sale of the division for upwards […]

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William Caesar

William Hill continues to expand its U.S. sports betting business, wrapping up a deal last week to acquire sportsbook operator CG Technology. Now, the London-based company is looking to merge […]

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Big Ten Commissioner Can’t Solely Restart Season Despite Trump Call

At least 60% of Big Ten presidents or chancellors must vote in favor of postponing a season in order to make the postponement official, according to a lawsuit filed by Nebraska football players against the Big Ten that details the Big Ten’s bylaws.

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Nike Makes First Foray into Maternity Wear

Nike says it designed the new line by “combing through pregnancy data findings with analytics from more than 150,000 comparison scans of non-pregnant women against those of pregnant women,” and gathering feedback from around 30 female athletes who were pregnant or postpartum.

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NFL Steps in for Washington Football Team Investigation

The NFL is taking over the investigation into the Washington Football Team’s workplace culture, the NFL Network first reported.  The league reportedly informed team owner Dan Snyder on Aug. 31 […]

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Recruiting Sites Rivals.com, 247Sports Remain Popular Despite Pandemic

Rivals.com and 247Sports — two of the most popular college sports and recruiting networks — have seen a bump in engagement and traffic over the summer months compared to 2019.

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