United (and sometimes divided), we’re fan families

When we think of how we became fans of our favorite teams, many of us trace that to our families. Over the past few weeks, fans around the country have sent us photos and stories about how sports have brought their families together, or incited heated rivalries. Continue reading

Everyone’s experienced a #StadiumRipoff

A few weeks ago we asked fans across the country to post photos of the outrageous price gouging at pro-sports stadiums. The response was enormous.  Continue reading

FOUL BALL! U.S. Department of Justice Sues DIRECTV (AT&T)

The Cubs vs. Indians in the World Series; Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton in the presidential race, and now this: U.S. vs. DIRECTV in a Dodgers doozie. Can this year get any weirder? Continue reading

A Texas-sized stadium ripoff deal

We’ve written before how bad the new Texas Rangers stadium proposal is for fans. And now it’s nearly decision time.  Continue reading

Greedy Owners Can Ruin Anything, Even the World Series

With the All-Cinderella-Story World Series under way, baseball fans in Cleveland and Chicago pinching themselves to make sure they aren’t living in the early 20th Century, and the Great Lakes region of the country finally getting more attention than the Northeast or West Coast, one could be forgiven for thinking that we have entered a new era of sports fandom, a throwback to a simpler, nicer time.  Not so fast. Continue reading

Yup, it can cost THAT much to go to a game

We don’t have to tell you that it can cost a lot to go to a game. But after tickets, parking, food, drinks, and fan gear, have you ever added it all up? Continue reading

Why we’re watching the possible NFL move to Las Vegas

Nevada legislators have spoken. Continue reading

Is the NHL finally admitting its concussion problem?

The first step in solving a problem is admitting you have one in the first place. We laid out our hopes for the NHL to address concussions at the end of last season. So how is the league doing on its responsibility to protect its players? It's making progress — and making us hopeful.   Continue reading

Another Reason to Hate Stan Kroenke

I have been a St. Louis Rams my entire life. My family had season tickets to Rams games for nearly five years. Through all the consistently mediocre seasons, coaching changes, and poor decision- making, I stood by the Rams until the very end. Continue reading

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