The endless wrangles about free agency have been about control. The civic brawls over subsidized stadia have been about control. The current, Hydra-headed crisis in college sports is all about control. Who controls the moneyWho controls your career, your body, your lifeThe most basic question at the heart of every sports controversy comes down to who controls the commercial commodity of athletic competition and, inevitably, who controls the athlete as commodity, a consideration that has not applied to ordinary American citizens since the passage of the 13th Amendment.
In this case, the surface battle for control is purely over money. The people who control the sports-industrial complex are trying to keep other powerful entities—namely, state governments—from profiting from their products. The predominant questioning from the justices of the Supreme Court indicated that they believe the case against sports betting is pretty threadbare. But the people making that case aren’t accustomed to having to make a case at all. Their control over the revenues produced by the athletes under their control always has been assumed to be nearly absolute. Just as was the case in the lawsuit brought against the NCAA by former UCLA player Ed O’Bannon involved who would control the revenues derived from O’Bannon’s image, this case involves the control of an independent revenue stream derived from the primary product of the sports establishment. Shoe’s definitely on the other foot now.
Everson Griffen attacks conversation as if it is a quarterback.It’s truly ideal match.Following the parties that lasted into the wee hours of morning, Detroit held a special celebration front of more than 10 season ticket holders Monday evening at Arena.
The conference cannibalizes itself.Even with Murphy making the switch, the Skins need to more bodies on the defensive line.We’re all very aware of what kind of business it is, Calgary forward Tanguay said.As for Robey he hold onto the role if lands the safety spot next to .Then when they have the ball, it shows they’re doing the things I’m asking, Simmons said.
The Nationals’ need for a closer is pretty glaring.But it have stuck after that one time she showed up to the gym dressed as his favorite character.State sits atop the Conference and is the prohibitive favorite to repeat as Conference champions.Offer does not apply to gift cards or already discounted items.
Drouin helped the Lightning defeat the New Jersey Devils, which resulted the Lightning clinching home ice for the opening round of the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs.We’re just living it.Since Cook broke to the inside, he’s Noy’s responsibility.I respect him when he was there with Coach , it’s just congratulating him on getting the job that I think he deserves.There were no words.He has that ability to go out and cover and not be mismatched as often as we would be mismatched a normal capacity.