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Day Three NFL Free Agency: Updates, Rumors, And More

Happy New League Year. Day three of NFL Free Agency is underway as the new league year has arrived. After Tuesday nights trades of Odell Beckham, Jr. to the Browns, Dee Ford to the 49ers, and the signing of Le'Veon Bell to the Jets, today's NFL Free Agency moves are expected to be action-packed. With names still available such as S Earl...

New York Jets Sign RB Le’Veon Bell

The New York Jets have a new running back and his name is Le'Veon Bell. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter the New York Jets are signing RB Le'Veon Bell to a 4-year, $52.5 million deal, with $35 million guaranteed. The two-time All-Pro will now join new head coach Adam Gase and second-year QB Sam Darnold in the Big Apple. In what had...

Giants Trade WR Odell Beckham Jr to Browns

One of the most shocking trades in recent memory unfolded in the NFL on Tuesday night. The New York Giants traded Odell Beckham, Jr. to the Cleveland Browns, per Adam Schefter of ESPN. The Giants receive Browns S Jabril Peppers, their 2019 1st-round pick (No. 17 overall) and the Browns second 3rd-round selection. In a move that rocked the entire National Football...

Day Two NFL Free Agency Updates, Rumors, And More

Day two of the NFL Free Agency period is already underway. Day one was filled with deals, trades, and rumors that kept us on the edge of our seats. Nick Foles signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars for 4-years, $88 million, Tyrann Mathieu signed with the Kansas City Chiefs for 3-years, $42 million, and Landon Collins signed for 6-years, $84 million with...

UFC Superstar Conor McGregor Arrested In Miami Beach

Former UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor was arrested in Miami on Monday, according to multiple reports. McGregor, 30, was charged with two felony counts of strong-armed robbery and criminal mischief according to Miami Beach Police. Leaving his hotel shortly after 5 a.m. Monday morning a 22-year old man attempted to take McGregor's picture. McGregor slapped the phone out of the...

NFL Free Agency Frenzy Is Underway; Latest News, Updates, Rumors, and More

The 2019 NFL Free Agency period is here. Teams and players can begin legal 'tampering' today, but can not sign contracts until the new league year begins Wednesday. Top free-agent names such as Le'Veon Bell, Earl Thomas, Nick Foles, and others are available as teams look to improve during this off season. Here's the latest news and notes at the start of...

Professional Sports Leagues Content Distribution Models: Local vs. Regional vs. National

Why does the National Football League use a national television distribution model?  Why does Major League Baseball mostly use a local and regional television distribution model through their individual franchises?  Why does the National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League have somewhat of a mixed bag of national and local television distribution?  Why, finally, is Major League Soccer now pursuing a national-based...

Raiders Acquire Steelers WR Antonio Brown; Brown To Be Highest Paid WR In NFL

The Oakland Raiders have acquired Antonio Brown from the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Raiders will send a 3rd and 5th round pick to the Steelers in exchange for the nine-year wide receiver, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Brown, 31, will receive a reworked contract that will make him the highest paid receiver in the NFL. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Brown...

NFL Regional Combine Wrap Up: Who Showed Up, Who Shined, And What’s Next

The path to the 2019 NFL Draft continued Saturday in Kansas City at the NFL Regional Scouting Combine. The 2nd Annual NFL Regional Scouting Combine Invitational took place at Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Kansas City Chiefs, inside the University of Kansas Health System Training Complex. 31 of college football's best...

The Internet Highway is the Future for Profits in Distribution

Previously this author wrote about Bundling to Change the Future. This article is about how distribution is still queen and wearing the pants in the form of the carrier that provides the digital broadband internet highway to distribute content.  According to CNBC, “Broadband is a higher-margin business than TV, which has become a near-term net loser for new bundlers of programming.”