What does the future hold for Kevin Durant?

What does the future hold for Kevin Durant?

In an article for NBA.com, Shaun Powell tackled the omnipresent Kevin Durant question. When his contract expires at the end of the season, Durant will become one of the league’s most popular free agents and no one is quite sure where he will land. Powell predicts that Durant’s next move is heavily tied to that of Westbrook: “(As) we […]

Fox Sports and NRL agree to $1.8 billion broadcasting contract

Fox Sports and NRL agree to $1.8 billion broadcasting contract

The National Rugby League (NRL) has signed a $1.8 billion broadcast rights deal with Fox Sports (News Corp) and Australia’s Nine Network. Having purchased the rights, News Corp intend to start a dedicated rugby channel by 2017, expanding coverage of the NRL. Fox Sports has been broadcasting NRL matches in the US since 2012, but this contract would give […]

ESPN’s Howard Bryant criticizes the NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB for helping to push the nation towards a police state

ESPN’s Howard Bryant criticizes the NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB for helping to push the nation towards a police state

ESPN writer Howard Bryant is making headlines after he expressed a deeply critical view of the Department of Defense’s “pay for patriotism” program. In his new article, Bryant called out league officials for “pandering” and helping to foster a system that actively exploits the public’s fear. The post outlines in detail how programs like those in the NFL have fed into disturbing societal trends: […]

WADA and the IAAF Doping Scandal: Where Do We Go From Here?

WADA and the IAAF Doping Scandal: Where Do We Go From Here?

In the wake of a massive doping scandal and the IAAF’s ruling to suspend Russia from international competition, regulators are now turning their attention towards the future. The sporting world has been waiting to see what the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will do next, and the answer seems to be “not much”. After a meeting […]

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