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SFC Weighs in on eSports

Whenever a new technology disrupts culture, there’s always a backlash. It happened to cell phones, newspapers, and, in the case of Socrates, the written word. The emergence of eSports is no different. Continue reading

Affordable Concessions Come at a Cost

Just as football season was about to kick off, and we were getting ready to praise Falcons owner Arthur Blank for granting fans reasonably priced concessions, he fumbles. Continue reading

Arena Football Does the Right Thing

We talk a lot about the Big Four — Baseball, Basketball, Football, and Hockey — but it’s important we don’t forget about the other sports out there. Arena Football has been around since 1987 but reached its peak in 2008 and had a sharp decline after the AFL filed for bankruptcy in 2009. 2016 was its best season since 2010 and it’s on track to continue that streak this year. Continue reading

Don't Discount an NFL Strike

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: Continue reading

Bears Encroach on First Amendment

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.” Continue reading

Fight On, Big John!

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. Continue reading

Snyder Sets Sights on VA

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. Continue reading

Awarding Boston Teens the Stanley Cup of Advocacy

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? Continue reading

All Rise for the Greatest Rivalry in Sports

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. Continue reading

Attempted FanDuel-DraftKings Merger Doesn’t Pay Off

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. Continue reading