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Former UMass Tennis Players Take On NCAA Amid ‘Unfair’ Penalties

Former UMass women’s tennis players advocate for reform of the NCAA after it handed down penalties for infractions athletes didn’t commit.

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Sports and Politics Become More Entwined as Election Nears

Democratic nominee Joe Biden is outspending President Donald Trump by $14 million for ad spots during national sports broadcasts.

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El Clásico Debut For U.S.’s Sergiño Dest Presents Boon for LaLiga

Sergiño Dest, a 19-year-old defender for Barcelona, will become the first-ever American soccer player to start and play in the famed match between Barcelona and Real Madrid.

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Ohio High School Football Trudges Along Through Pandemic

Despite rising COVID-19 cases, Ohio State and the Big Ten are restarting their season. But Ohio high schools have been playing for months.

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San Francisco 49ers Double Down Interest in Mobile App Games

Heading into Week 7, the San Francisco 49ers have released three mobile app games for their fans to play at home this season.

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Q&A: Owner Ginny Gilder on Seattle Storm’s Biden-Harris Endorsement

It is one of, if not the first, instances where a professional sports organization has formally supported a political campaign in recent memory.

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MLB Gives Fans Ability to Cheer — or Boo — Virtually During World Series

“Cheer at the Ballpark,” which allows MLB fans to cheer, boo or clap virtually, saw over 71 million fan reactions on MLB.com this season.

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NIL Companies Forge Ahead Despite Undecided Regulations

Founders of college athlete NIL businesses said they’ve faced challenges navigating an industry where regulations haven’t been established.

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NFL’s UK Presence Growing Despite Loss of London Games

Even without the NFL London Games, the U.K. has seen continued growth in American football, even catching league personnel off-guard.

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World Series Tickets Remain on Secondary Market Despite Fan Cap

Despite reudced capacity due to COVID-19, there about as many seats available on the secondary market for the World Series as last season.

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