• The Athletic Business Podcast Debuts Next Week

    by AB Staff August 2019

    We’re excited to announce the debut of The Athletic Business Podcast, a show where our editors speak with industry voices about the issues that matter to you. 

  • Bradley Coach Owns 'Big Mistake' Regarding Reporter

    by Paul Steinbach March 2019

    Bradley University men's basketball coach Brian Wardle again apologized for denying team access to longtime Peoria Journal Star beat reporter Dave Reynolds. The coach's latest contrition came during a media availability Wednesday on the eve of Bradley's NCAA tournament opener against Michigan State.

  • Judge Dismisses Ref's Lawsuit Against Radio Station

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a college basketball official who claimed that a sports radio station had harmed his business and his family.

  • Bradley Sorry for Limiting Media Access over 'Brand'

    by Paul Steinbach March 2019

    Bradley University has formally apologized for limiting the access to its men's basketball team of one media member in the wake of the Braves' winning the Missouri Valley Conference tournament March 10.

  • High School Mulls Charging for Football Livestream

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    In-person attendance at sporting events has been an issue at the professional and collegiate levels for years, but it seems as though the problem has trickled down to the high school level, as well. At least that’s the case at Valdosta (Ga.) City Schools, where football fans can follow the high school team via livestream, according to the Valdosta Daily Times.

  • Iowa Broadcaster Suspended for 'King Kong' Comment

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    Longtime University of Iowa basketball broadcaster Gary Dolphin regrets referring to a Maryland player from Angola as King Kong, but should he sit out the rest of the season? Opinion is mixed.

  • Pac-12 Networks Not Performing as Anticipated

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    The Pac-12 Networks are "shrinking in reach and drastically underperforming revenue expectations," according to The Seattle Times.

  • NFL Offers Fans a New Viewing Perk: Ask Alexa

    by Courtney Cameron January 2019

    The National Football League made its first foray into voice-enabled tech last week when it launched a new skill on Amazon’s Alexa intended to help fans (or would-be fans) better understand the sport.

  • Sacramento Kings Owner Addresses Fans After Protests

    by Courtney Cameron March 2018

    Thursday’s game between the Sacramento Kings and the Atlanta Hawks was delayed as protesters gathered around the city to protest Sunday’s fatal shooting of 22-year-old, unarmed Stephon Clark.

  • Gym Owner’s Video of Female Clients Sparks Outrage

    by Jason Scott January 2018

    A North Carolina gym owner is in hot water after he posted a video on social media that featured his female clients’ rear ends.