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Jordan Kobritz, Syndicated Columnist
Syndicated columnist

Jordan Kobritz is a former attorney, CPA, and Minor League Baseball team owner. He is a professor and the chair of the Sport Management Department at SUNY Cortland. Jordan maintains the blog: http://sportsbeyondthelines.com and can be reached at jordan.kobritz@cortland.edu.

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A long-awaited change to athlete NIL rights, which appeared to be on the cusp of approval, will have to wait a bit longer.

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In November, when Theo Epstein stepped down as president of Baseball Operations for the Cubs, he took the opportunity to opine on the state of the game. He prefaced his remarks by saying baseball is the greatest game in the world (true), and then added an indictment....

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Growing up in Bangor, Maine, I was aware of the Penobscot Indian Reservation located 12 miles from our home. Louis Sockalexis, who was an outfielder for the Cleveland Spiders between 1897-99, was born on the reservation ...

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It’s the holiday time of year. Thanksgiving is behind us, and Christmas and Hanukkah will soon be here. And another annual tradition is about to be played out.

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Ben Stanley was enjoying both his basketball career and academics as a sophomore at Hampton University last spring. He planned to spend his junior year on campus before declaring for the NBA draft in 2021.

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Global consulting firm McKinsey & Company touts itself as “the trusted advisor and counselor to many of the world’s most influential businesses and institutions.”

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In case you missed it, two of the power five football conferences, representing the biggest college football programs in the country, decided to take a hiatus from competition this season.

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On his first day in office in 2015, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred began to implement his vision for what has become known as “One Baseball.”

By Jordan Kobritz, Syndicated Columnist September 17, 2020
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Unless you’ve been quarantined without access to the news for the past eight months you know 2020 has been the year of change. Nothing exemplifies that more than the about face taken by the NCAA regarding playing sports when students aren’t on campus.

Talk about confusion. Mere days after announcing their 2020 schedule, two of the power five conferences in FBS football shut the door on a season. The other three conferences? Not a chance…yet.

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