For the third time this year, the NBA and NBPA have extended the deadline for either side to opt-out and give 45-day notice to terminate the CBA. This time, the deadline has been pushed to October 30. The current CBA was established in 2016 and was set to run seven years, with … [Read more...] about Forging the Future: The questions that must be answered before the NBA’s 2020-21 season.
If you love it, put a ring on it. Like engagements, the closing of a deal is often cause for celebration and joy. Last November, LVMH cinched a deal to acquire Tiffany & Co. for an eye-watering $16.6 billion. Quite an expensive engagement indeed, the largest ever in the … [Read more...] about Cancel the Wedding
A new player has entered the sports acquisition industry, and a familiar face is involved Billy Beane’s new project seems to be the antithesis to his infamous “Moneyball” scheme. Private-equity firm RedBird Capital Partners, with whom Beane is now partnering, has not shied away … [Read more...] about “Money”Ball is Back
The NFL caught its first COVID outbreak of the young season after the Tennessee Titans confirmed eight positive test results among players and other personnel. The Titans immediately halted in-person activities, as did the Minnesota Vikings, the Titans’ previous opponent. As of … [Read more...] about NFL Catches COVID
College sports are in a state of upheaval. Recent legal outcomes and legislative maneuvers have continued to upset the control of the NCAA as pandemic-induced turmoil has thrown competition schedules completely out of whack. The state of college sports is in flux, and this is the … [Read more...] about The State of College Sports, Part 2: NIL and Alston