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How the mighty have fallen: UK goes down to Evansville

Did that just happen? We witnessed the fall of the number one team in the land and they only held the title for one day. The University of Kentucky Wildcats hadn't lost a non-conference game since the annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge against the Kansas Jayhawks. That came crashing down on Tuesday with a...

5 Ways Streamers Can Prevent Piracy

From November 1st through the Spring of 2020, at least four new content streamers will launch, which include Peacock (Comcast/NBCUniversal), HBO Max (AT&T/WarnerMedia), Disney+, and Apple+.  The aforementioned list does not include existing players like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu.  With the choice of streaming platforms growing exponentially, a concern is that customers will share passwords...

Watt’s Up? J.J. out for the season

One of the best overall players in the NFL will miss the rest of the season. Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt injured his shoulder Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. He tweeted he is "absolutely gutted" he won't be able to finish the season. Watt reportedly tore a pectoral muscle, but the...

Pay to Play: NCAA approves payment for student athletes

With pressure growing from state politicians, the seemingly impossible happened Tuesday at Atlanta when the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) lifted restrictions on athletes that for decades has kept them from profiting monetarily for their performance. While a plan still has to be worked out, many rejoice over players finally being able to share...

Success in This (or Any) Business

Founder Jeremy Evans at California Sports Lawyer® has written an article about trying to find your path to success in the entertainment, media, and sports industries, or in any business. Often when having conversations with colleagues, students, and mentors, lurking in the background or engaging with the moment is the question, how does one become a...

Louisville one win away from Bowling

It was a rainy Saturday as the University of Louisville Cardinals took on the University of Virginia Cavaliers (5-3, 3-2) and rallied to a stunning, 28-21 victory. The Cards (5-3,3-2) welcomed friends, family and alumni back to campus as UofL celebrated homecoming weekend. And the Cardinal's QB carousel continued as Malik Cunningham started the...

Win the Day!

For years, the motto surrounding nationally-ranked University of Oregon football has been, "Win the Day!" Rather than be discouraged by the past or distracted by the future, Oregon has tried to dwell in the present. Psalms 118:24 says, "THIS is the day the Lord as made. Let us rejoice and...

Pats put Josh Gordon on IR

The never-ending saga of beleaguered wide receiver Josh Gordon took another turn Wednesday after Gordon was put on injured reserve status, a decision likely ending his tenure with the New England Patriots. Multiple suspensions and injuries have limited his career. Additionally, Gordon has missed two full seasons and several shortened ones. He’s also faced an...

Disruption in the Industry, What to Expect?

What is likely to happen over the next several years in the entertainment, media, and sports space?  Over the last year we have seen significant consolidation in the industry through mergers and acquisitions.  For example, AT&T-Time Warner, Disney’s purchase of Fox’s entertainment library, and ViacomCBS becoming one, again.  Hulu is now under the near sole control of...

WKU gets homecoming win, stays first in C-USA

It was a cool, cloudy day in Bowling Green, Ky. as the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers took on the Charlotte 49ers in Conference USA action. The game marked WKU’s homecoming and the crowd came out in full force. But in the end (30-14) it was the fourth straight loss for the 49ers (2-5, 0-3...