Mark Cuban Talks Politics With Nate Silver, Explains What Democrats Are Doing Wrong

Mark Cuban Talks Politics With Nate Silver, Explains What Democrats Are Doing Wrong

Earlier this week, Mark Cuban sat down with Nate Silver at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Their conversation touched on several subjects, including politics. The Dallas Maverick’s owner talked a little bit about the state of the country and his own personal political views [via FiveThirtyEight]: “People think I’m a Democrat. I’m not. I’m an independent. People think I’m a […]

Michael Phelps Testifies Before Congress

Michael Phelps Testifies Before Congress

On February 27th, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps testified during a house hearing on doping in sports. The hearing was conducted by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and Phelps delivered three pages of testimony. Here are some highlights from his portion of the hearing: “[Rio was] unique because of increased doping concerns. […]

NFL Combine Will Not Feature Players Convicted of Violent Crimes

NFL Combine Will Not Feature Players Convicted of Violent Crimes

In an attempt to improve their record on dealing with abusive behavior, the NFL has decided that this year’s scouting combine will not feature any prospect who were previously convicted of violent crimes. The policy was announced at the beginning of February. In a memo, NFL’s executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent said: “It is important for us to […]

Defense Rules At The Top of the NFL Draft

Defense Rules At The Top of the NFL Draft

The 2017 NFL Draft takes place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this year across three days in late April. On Thursday, April 27, the first round takes place, with the best football prospects in the country being selected. The top of this year’s draft is interesting for a number of reasons. The Cleveland Browns have two of […]