The NHL lockout has prevented sanctioned practices and canceled games through November. Only A Game’s Daniel Potter reports from Tennessee on how members of the Nashville Predators are staying in shape.
The NHL labor negotiations remain as stagnant as ever, and the potential for more cancelled games looms near. Helene Elliott of the ‘Los Angeles Times’ speaks with Bill about key issues in the dispute and potential effects on the season and the NHL fan base.
As the NBA regular season is poised to begin, Brooklyn residents officially welcome the Nets to their new home. Only A Game’s Dave Grunebaum looks at the history of sports in the borough.
In 2015, the New York Islanders will move from their current home in Nassau County to Brooklyn, where they will share an arena with the new Brooklyn Nets. New York Times columnist George Vecsey spoke with Bill how these changes will, or won’t, affect New Yorkers.
This week Nike, Anheuser-Busch, Trek, and RadioShack were among the pack of advertisers pulling away from former cyclist Lance Armstrong. Bill speaks with Michael McCarthy, who covers sports business for Sports Biz USA and Advertising Age.
Some of Europe’s most accomplished soccer teams offer fans the opportunity to vote on club management. Now, the Seattle Sounders, a MLS team partially owned by comedian Drew Carey, is following suit. Bill speaks with Adrian Hanauer, the general manager whose job is on the line.
The NFL and the NFL Referees Association have reached a new contract agreement. ‘Sports Illustrated legal analyst Michael McCann talks with Bill Littlefield about how the labor negotiations played out.
Football fans this week see the return of the regular NFL referees, but will the complaints over bad calls die down? Bill Littlefield takes a historical view of referee rumblings.
This season, NFL games have been officiated by people who’ve united the players, coaches, fans, and gamblers by making them all angry. Bill Littlefield has been moved to verse by the spectacle.
Daniel and Ozzie Silna have earned about $255 million in NBA TV revenues in the last 32 years—and they don’t even own a team. The former owners of a defunct ABA team still reap the benefits of a deal made in 1976. Bill Littlefield talked with the New York Times’ Richard Sandomir about the Silnas’ lucrative situation and their recent attempts to increase their earnings.