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Monday, May 20, 2024

Love the NFL? This Rugby League Wants a Word With You

  • The National Rugby League of Australia is likening itself to "the NFL without helmets."
  • The league is hoping to boost its popularity by comparing itself to the most popular sport in the United States.
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The National Rugby League of Australia is looking to harness football’s massive popularity in the US by promoting its similar sport. The NRL hosted games at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas last weekend as part of a long-term push to grow a US audience.

Plus, Jason Kelce is in high demand among media companies, Bill Belichick could be as well, we have another sign that women’s sports are on the rise, and we asked the Las Vegas mayor what she thinks about the new renderings from the Oakland A’s.

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