Sports Fans Coalition (SFC) is dedicated to protecting the rights and interests of sports fans nationwide.
Right now, we’re fighting for player safety. The NFL has given $292,000 in campaign contributions to certain members of Congress investigating the connection between concussions and playing football. Fans and players deserve better than that.Sign our petition
July 21, 2017
After another incredibly lucrative NBA offseason which saw zero-time All-Star Otto Porter signing a contract with the Wizards guaranteeing millions more in average annual salary than NFL great Tom Brady, Buffalo Bills WR Sammy Watkins tweeted:
July 21, 2017
The past couple weeks have been a whirlwind for Packers fan, Russell Beckman, as he's continued his suit against the Chicago Bears for the right to wear his Packer’s gear to pregame experiences on Soldier Field. We've been helping him, but we've also heard from a few other fans that this case is "frivolous" and "a waste of the court's time." To quote one fan, “Get out of the court system you jackamole. So stupid.”
July 20, 2017
Senator, war hero, presidential candidate, and SFC’s 2013 “Most Valuable Policymaker” awardee, John McCain underwent surgery to remove a blood clot and what doctors discovered was an aggressive brain tumor last Friday. While the news is just now coming out, he is recovering well.
July 19, 2017
Dan Snyder and the Redskins have expressed interest in moving to Virginia in 2027. While far in the future, negotiations are beginning and it needs to be examined now. A move to Virginia could have negative implications for Redskins fans and VA residents alike. Terry McAuliffe’s term as governor of Virginia ends in 2018 and it is likely he will attempt to spearhead a new deal before he leaves office in an effort to make his legacy.
July 18, 2017
We love new stadiums. They can be great for teams, fans, and the communities in which they reside. It’s that third item that is the most important. Professional sports teams are a great source of local pride and their community involvement has become both a privilege and expectation for teams in every city and league. Shouldn’t the palaces they play in be held to the same standard?
July 17, 2017
With the series ending late last night between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, ending with a makeup double header on Sunday, we thought it might be good to review the history of these two legendary teams. There’s no shortage of epic rivalries in American sports. Packers and Bears (which culminated in a lawsuit this year), Lakers and Celtics, and Duke and UNC. None, however, is more iconic than the Yankees/Red Sox, which just wrapped up their series this weekend.
July 14, 2017
Daily Sports Fantasy titans FanDuel and DraftKings abandoned their attempted merger this week. The two industry leading sites have abruptly announced that they will remain independent. This comes after their planned merger was met with heavy opposition from the FTC.
July 11, 2017
We all know parents like Paul. The Pauls of the world have taken the fun out of youth sports for all of us at some point. But now, The South Carolina Youth Soccer Association has done what no Paul could ever do: mandate that September be a “silent” month for all parents.
June 30, 2017
A shift in the playing field of fantasy sports is on hold as the merger between industry leading FanDuel and DraftKings has been temporarily halted by a federal judge. This news comes only days after the FTC announced Monday that it will seek to block the merger entirely.
June 23, 2017
A contentious Florida Senate race made the prospect of David Beckham’s MLS team in Miami an issue of national importance. The use of public funds to finance construction of the stadium was debated by the candidates Diaz and Diaz de la Portilla. Diaz de la Portilla’s beliefs in particular on the funding of stadiums remained inconsistent and unpredictable.
June 22, 2017
When you live on the border of Bears and Packers country, you inevitably step into one of the oldest, most storied rivalries in the NFL. For some fans, however, you're forced to choose between two teams you like. This has been the annual dilemma of Wisconsinite, Russell Beckman, his entire life.
June 20, 2017
Stan Kroenke, owner of the L.A Rams, is building a new multi-billion dollar stadium complex in Inglewood, CA. Additionally, Steve Ballmer, owner of the L.A Clippers, has recently struck an agreement with the Inglewood City Council with plans to build a basketball stadium across from the Rams.
June 15, 2017
2012 Most Valuable Policy Maker, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA 1st), was shot yesterday morning at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, VA. Other victims include a staffer, Capitol police, and a lobbyist. Scalise remains in critical condition this morning and will continue to undergo surgery.
June 08, 2017
Third time’s the charm for Minnesota United FC when they received a tax exemption for their soccer stadium late last month.
June 06, 2017
Imagine the level of outrage among high school students’ parents if they heard their kids’ football coach say, "Your children's health is not really my job."
June 02, 2017
When sitting down to watch Game 1 of the NBA finals, we knew we were in for a treat. But, we didn't expect to witness history!
May 26, 2017
Raiders' owner and 3rd prize contest winner at a Voldemort lookalike contest, Mark Davis, attempts to also win runner-up as the worst NFL owner by screwing over a fan base Snyder doesn’t even have the cojones to screw with — public school students.
May 24, 2017
Last week the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing on athlete health and safety and SFC submitted a letter to the record.
May 12, 2017
It’s working! The NFL’s concussion cover-up is unraveling and Sports Fans Coalition has been at the forefront of keeping the League’s Front Office honest. Now we must take action in the U.S. Senate.
April 28, 2017
Fans, we’ve heard from some of your fellow fans about a possible online ticket fraud and have come up with a recommended way to fight back.
We are led by the fans, for the fans.
We fight to make sure our favorite sports put the fans first.
We call out the leagues and owners when they're greedy and dishonest.
We protect our favorite players to keep the game safe and exciting.
We spend our hard-earned money on tickets and jerseys,
so we have the power to make sports better when we work together.
We cheer, we scream, we speak out—
because we are sports fans, and we have a voice.