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NFL QB watch

As the new league year is upon us trades, releases and contract agreements are unfolding like dominoes, giving us a glimpse into the upcoming season. This year's free agency and off-season is undeniably the year of the QB. Here's SRA's rundown: Drew Brees - New Orleans Saints

The Texans shock the football world

In a shocking offseason move, the Houston Texans pulled the plug on wide receiver De’Andre Hopkins for the Cardinals, resulting in one of the best wide receivers in the game suiting up for Arizona. The Texans received RB David Johnson, a 2020 second-round pick and a fourth-round pick next year. The Cardinals...

What is Quibi, and does the data and market support its launch?

According to Vulture, Quibi is a “subscription-based streaming platform designed to deliver short-form scripted and unscripted content to your cell phone. The name is a mash-up of the words “quick” and “bites,” a nod to the fact that episodes of Quibi shows will run roughly seven to ten minutes in length.”  Quibi will cost $5 or $8 per month (the $5...

NBA suspends season over coronavirus fears

Citing Coronavirus fears, the NBA has suspended its regular season until further notice. The postponement comes on the news Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert has tested positive for the virus, despite fans filling Chesapeake Energy Arena. Both teams took to the court shortly before scheduled tip-off. After a delay, the...

Regulation, or Change in carriers, does not guarantee Access

Recent legal efforts have led some consumers to file suit against the National Football League (NFL) and DirecTV to seek viewing access to more football games.  Between cable, satellite, streaming, regional sports networks (RSN), and social media there are more options today to watch live sports than ever before.  ESPN reports that “In their petition for Supreme Court review, lawyers for the...

Lakers sign Dion Waiters

Spring is upon us and in the NBA landscape that means the playoffs are around the corner. Even so, teams still have a chance to bolster their rosters as the season wanes. Those that didn’t make moves before the trade deadline have their eyes on buyout players and free agents. In the west,...

A Story of Timing

Regional sports networks (RSN) are increasingly having a difficult time finding a distribution home meaning less and less sports fans may be seeing their favorite teams play on linear broadcast television.  It has been reported that “As license fees rise, analysts wonder if they’re still worth the price . . . Last year, Sinclair paid what appeared to be a bargain...

Top ACC wide receivers at the NFL Combine

Thirty-five Atlantic Coast Conference football players participated in the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine, as the top of the ACC battled to become stars of the NFL in front of executives, general managers. A deep receiving and tight end class also took to the field Thursday night to begin the workouts. The pass catchers...

Houston, we’ve had a problem

The post-production of the Houston Astros cheating scandal has in some sense created more if not equal news to the scandal itself.  Years from now, public relations courses will utilize the press conference and the entire discussion from the Commissioner’s Office briefings to the Astros organization to even the commentary that followed as things to learn from...

The five top players in Raptors’ history

The Toronto Raptors were the only Canadian-based team in the league. The Grizzlies relocated to Memphis, TN from Vancouver. They were founded in 1995 as part of the NBA's Canada expansion. With the Toronto Raptors becoming a global brand, the depth of talent is starting to grow. After the Raptors...