Media & Technology: Sports Media
- LaVar Ball Targets Recruits for Proposed Pro League
by Jonas Pope IV February 2018
The Big Baller Brand wants to expand, and a representative from the athletic apparel company was in Wilson this week trying to convince Coby White, a UNC signee and the top high school player in the state, to forgo college and join a basketball league the company is creating.
- Opinion: Logo a Start, But Indians Should Retire Name
by Bangor Daily News February 2018
On Monday, Major League Baseball said the Cleveland Indians will stop using the "Chief Wahoo" logo on its uniforms and at its stadium in 2019. It's about time, but Cleveland shouldn't stop there.
- Is the NFL Built for Long-Term Popularity?
by Joe Christensen February 2018
Bill Parcells won two Super Bowls as a head coach. Now, he's like many NFL fans watching on television each week: still transfixed by the games, often perplexed by them, too.
- McMahon: XFL Will Return in 2020
by Rich Hammond January 2018
The XFL is back, 17 years after it got body-slammed into infamy. Vince McMahon relaunched his rebel football league Thursday, when the pro-wrestling mogul announced that games will start early in 2020.
- 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.
- MSU Trustee Breaks Ranks, Calls for Simon's Resignation
by Courtney Cameron January 2018
After the MSU student government unanimously approved a resolution calling for the resignation of university president Lou Anna Simon Thursday night, the Board of Trustees staged a closed-door meeting Friday to draft a statement of continued support for Simon.
- North and South Korea Agree on Unified Olympic Team
by Thomas Maresca January 2018
North and South Korea agreed Wednesday to field a joint women's hockey team at next month's Winter Olympics, and the two countries will march into the opening ceremony under a single flag.
- Utah AD Apologizes for Postgame Rant
by Lynn Worthy January 2018
Utah athletic director Chris Hill lost it during a heated discussion with an unnamed individual outside the Utes’ interview room following their Sunday night loss to Arizona State.
- NBA Attempts to Break Through in London
by Chris Duffy January 2018
Like the NFL, the NBA has made London an annual regular-season stop as part of its Global Games initiative. But in a nation where football reigns supreme over all other sports, basketball isn't going to escape novelty status any time soon.
- Memphis Welcomes United Soccer League
by John Varlas January 2018
Memphis' professional soccer team is only just getting established — but there's already a fervent group of supporters in place.