Holy cow the government spent $3.7 billion on sports stadiums since 2000

"Your tax dollars at work." We see these signs posted near highway construction sites all the time. Now we need to post them in front of dozens of stadiums and arenas around the country. Continue reading

Four Hall of Fame Olympic Fans

The athletes in Rio are putting on a can't-miss show, but the fans are giving them some pretty serious competition. Continue reading

Kroenke vs. Jones: who wins the title of “worst NFL owner?”

Football is back. The Dallas Cowboys face off against the Los Angeles Rams this Saturday for the first game of the preseason and the first NFL game in L.A. in 21 years. Continue reading

Let's pause for a minute and talk about why we love football

The NFL preseason kicks off this Sunday with the Hall of Fame Game between the Packers and the Colts in Canton, Ohio. Continue reading

Plenty of reasons to be both excited & concerned for fans and athletes headed to the Rio Olympics

The Rio Olympics are shaping up to be quite the emotional roller coaster. Sports fans are getting ready to support their favorite athletes — and many we’ll be hearing about for the first time — as they chase Olympic glory for themselves and their country. Continue reading

Fan Hall of Fame: The Portuguese boy who showed us what sportsmanship is all about

Soccer fans witnessed a major upset when Portugal beat France in the Euro 2016 final.  And speaking of upset, that doesn't even begin to describe what the French fans looked like after losing to that smaller country to the south. Rioters arrested under the Eiffel Tower. Mon Dieu! Continue reading

Players are still getting hurt & the NFL still doesn’t care

Over the next two weeks, NFL teams will kick off their training camps. Continue reading

You've asked the questions, now it's time for answers

Over the past two weeks, sports fans everywhere have been submitting questions about the NFL's concussion cover-up. And now those questions are headed to the NFL's senior vice president for health and safety policy, Jeff Miller. Continue reading

The NFL is making campaign contributions to the concussion investigators in Congress. Here's our response.

The good news: A committee of members of Congress is currently investigating concussions, including the long-term impact of head injuries sustained while playing football. The not-so-good news: The NFL's Gridiron PAC has contributed $310,000 to the campaigns of 43 of the 54 committee members, raising serious questions about their ability to be objective in their investigation. Continue reading

The closer you look, the worse the Texas Rangers stadium deal looks for fans and taxpayers.

We already knew the proposed Texas Rangers stadium deal stunk. But the more we learn, the stinkier it gets. Continue reading