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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

A Moment of Silence for Youth Sports

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. Continue reading

FTC Ruins FanDuel and DraftKings' Fantasy

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. Continue reading

Cleaning Up the Stench of Fishy Politics

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. Continue reading

Fan Takes Bears to Court

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. Continue reading

Kudos to L.A Billionaire Owners for “Attempting” to do Right by Fans

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. Continue reading

Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to Rep. Scalise

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. Continue reading

A Red Card Deal for Minnesota's Soccer Fans

Third time’s the charm for Minnesota United FC when they received a tax exemption for their soccer stadium late last month. Continue reading

Belichick Jukes Reporters on Concussion Issue

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." Continue reading