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 email@example.com.
Every sports league has an off-season when there’s a break from having games on the field, even if it seems like they go on year ’round.
Has there ever been a crazier summer in college sports?
“Just think about it. Everybody needs to just think. There ain’t nobody thinking. Brains for sale. Never used. Operating racetracks,” said Kyle Busch, two-time NASCAR Cup Champion on changes to Atlanta Motor Speedway.
In a unanimous landmark decision last week, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a long overdue death knell to the NCAA’s sham argument that college athletes are amateurs.
Last month, the NCAA Board of Governors voted to extend President Mark Emmert’s contract through Dec. 31, 2025. The vote was unanimous, which means the entire board — consisting of mostly college presidents from all three divisions — approved of the reign of incompetence Emmert’s presidency has exemplified.
Like the teams they represent, MLB’s labor pool is populated by the haves and have nots, and we don’t mean talent.