David Stern’s Last Christmas Gift As NBA Commissioner Comes In The Form Of Sleeved Jerseys

By:  Kris Colley, Ruling Sports Contributor (Twitter:  @KCMasterpiece52) Christmas time is the season of giving, and the NBA has given us something to talk about for years and years to come. Many believe Christmas day is the day in which the sport begins to emerge from the shadow of the NFL and college football into the national spotlight. Commissioner David Stern has made Christmas Day a super … Continue reading David Stern’s Last Christmas Gift As NBA Commissioner Comes In The Form Of Sleeved Jerseys

Analyzing The End Of The Dwight Howard Saga

By:  Kris Colley, Ruling Sports Intern (Twitter:  @KCMasterpiece52) And the saga ends. No more: Where will Dwight Howard go? Will Dwight leave the Lakers? Does Mark Cuban have enough money to entice Howard? Will he go to the Warriors? Will the Rockets be a championship contender with Dwight next season? The saga has finally concluded. Superstar center Howard has chosen to leave the overwhelmingly bright … Continue reading Analyzing The End Of The Dwight Howard Saga

The Keys To Game 4 of the NBA Finals

By:  Kristopher Colley, Ruling Sports Intern Not showing up has been the consistent theme of the 2013 NBA Finals thus far. The disappearing act performed by both Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade in the Eastern Conference Finals has made them as irrelevant as they have ever been.  The days of LeBron James scoring 30-plus points have vanished, Tony Parker has been in-and-out with a minor … Continue reading The Keys To Game 4 of the NBA Finals

What Wrestling Must Do To Earn Its Way Back Into the 2020 Olympics

By:  Christian Deme, Ruling Sports Intern (Twitter:  @TheSportingBiz) On February 12, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made the hotly debated decision to remove wrestling from the summer Olympic program beginning in 2020. Since the announcement of its removal, wrestling proponents have been lobbying the IOC to reconsider its decision, but face competition from the baseball/softball and squash federations. The IOC is the supreme international authority … Continue reading What Wrestling Must Do To Earn Its Way Back Into the 2020 Olympics

The Department of Justice Brings Charges Against Two Men Accused of Pranking NFL GMs

By:  Jared Berman, Ruling Sports Intern (Twitter:  @RealSportsNLaw) Pranked! Two twenty-year-old males from Massachusetts must respond to federal wiretapping charges after successfully initiating a phone call between two NFL general managers. Unbeknownst to the GMs, the men recorded the call and subsequently sold it to Deadspin for $200.00, where it was posted for the world to hear. The two men, Joshua Barber and Nicholas Kaiser, called … Continue reading The Department of Justice Brings Charges Against Two Men Accused of Pranking NFL GMs

Stadium Renovations Grow In Importance For NFL Teams’ Super Bowl Bids

By:  Maya Burchette, Ruling Sports Intern (Twitter:  @MayaBurchette) NFL owners recently voted on the location for the 2016 and 2017 Super Bowls and one theme was apparent in their decision:  New stadiums are a must.   The NFL owners awarded the 50th Super Bowl to the San Francisco area and gave the 51st Super Bowl to Houston, shutting out Miami and effectively sending a message … Continue reading Stadium Renovations Grow In Importance For NFL Teams’ Super Bowl Bids