Featured Story

Boston Globe Examines Patriots QB Tom Brady's Relationship With Best Buddies Charity

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 17

Patriots QB Tom Brady's relationship with Best Buddies has "changed in recent years," as the nonprofit dedicated to helping intellectually and developmentally disabled people has "become a major source of funding for Brady's own charitable goals," according to a front-page piece by Bob Hohler o...

Read More

Tags: Sports in Society, New England Patriots

More Stories

N.J. Lawmakers Propose Sports Betting Bill

A pair of New Jersey lawmakers are "working on a new plan to end a seven-year quest and finally bring legalized sports betting" to the state and do so "without regulation," according to Brent Johnson of the Newark STAR-LEDGER.  The goal of the bill from N.J. Assemblymen Ralph Caputo and John Bu ...

Tags: Sports in Society

DraftKings, FanDuel To Pay New York State $6M Each

DraftKings and FanDuel have each agreed to pay $6M to the New York attorney general's office to "settle claims that they employed false and deceptive advertising practices ," according to Joe Drape of the N.Y. TIMES. New York AG Eric Schneiderman's investigation "found that the companies ...

Tags: Sports in Society

DFS Sites Near Settlement With N.Y. Attorney General

DraftKings and FanDuel are "nearing a settlement agreement with New York’s attorney general over claims that they engaged in false advertising when they spent nearly a half-billion dollars blitzing the national airwaves with commercials last year," according to sources cited by Joe Drape of ...

Tags: Sports in Society

Congress Reviewing Sports Gambling Laws

A congressional committee is "reviewing federal gambling laws, including the 24-year-old prohibition on sports betting, and plans to introduce comprehensive legislation that also will address daily fantasy sports and other forms of gaming," according to David Purdum of ESPN.com. U.S. Rep Frank ...

Tags: Sports in Society

Sports Teams Hold Increased Number of Pride Nights

U.S. sports leagues are "increasingly sending the message" that LGBTQ fans are "welcome" at venues, according to Jeff Green of BLOOMBERG NEWS. So far this year, about "three dozen professional baseball, soccer, and women’s basketball teams have hosted pride nights." NBA Chief Diversity & I ...

Tags: Sports in Society

Obama Says Kaepernick Within His Right

President Obama yesterday said that 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick was "'exercising his constitutional right' to bring attention to racial injustice by not taking part" in the National Anthem at the start of 49ers games , according to Kim Hjelmgaard of USA TODAY. Obama, speaking in China after the ...

Tags: Sports in Society

S.F. Police Union Challenges Kaepernick

The S.F. Police Officers Association yesterday sharply criticized 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick’s recent statements about police brutality, saying he showed not just "an incredible lack of knowledge," but a "naivety and total lack of sensitivity towards police officers," according to Viv ...

Tags: Sports in Society

Kaepernick Raising Stakes For Other Athletes?

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem protest has "undoubtedly raised the stakes when it comes to social activism by high-profile athletes," and he has "certainly advanced a national conversation," according to Jarrett Bell of USA TODAY. Kaepernick "wasn’t the first and won’t be th ...

Tags: Sports in Society

Kaepernick To Continue Anthem Protest

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick before Friday's game against the Packers refused to stand for the National Anthem , and yesterday said he would "continue to sit" this season during its playing, according to Eric Branch of the S.F. CHRONICLE. Kaepernick for 18 minutes spoke with reporters about "gun ...

Tags: Sports in Society, San Francisco 49ers

Kaepernick's Protest Draws Mix Of Reactions

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick yesterday addressed his decision to sit during the National Anthem , saying that he "understood what he was walking into by making this statement," according to Will Leitch of SPORTS ON EARTH. The backlash against him likely is "going to be brutal." Additionally, ever ...

Tags: Sports in Society, San Francisco 49ers

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug