According to 18 U.S. Code § 224 - Bribery in sporting contests, yes it is.
It has become official that the NHL and the NHLPA have agreed not to go to China for the Winter Olympics. All over the internet, you’ll find an explanation of reasons as to why the players aren’t going. But here’s the bigger question: What does this mean for hockey at the Olympics going forward?
Could this be the beginning of programs pivoting to get ahead of NCAA athlete compensation, or is it just for show?
While the first ever Week 18 of the NFL season provided for some fantastic drama and an extra week of football for us fans, it also must be questioned whether or not the extra week of football was worth it to the players actually doing the work on the field.
These days, collegiate sports is a multi-million dollar business and it is no secret that the athletes have long been exploited commodities.
May 18, 2022
In the NHL, the teams are allowed to eat up to half of the salary of a player whom they are trading. Why doesn’t the NBA do this?
Last week, it was announced that the Arizona Coyotes were facing a lockout of their own arena by the local city government in Glendale, Arizona for not paying their bills to the city.
Baseball needs a culture change to adapt to the fast times we live in. And that’s why, unfortunately, the news that MLB might lose a handful of games in the beginning of one season isn’t all that newsworthy.
This decision potentially opens the door for athletes to gain an easier path to being compensated for their NIL (name, image, likeness)