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
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
Two years ago, I hopped in my friend Jak’s car as we headed to our friend Katie’s wedding in Orange County. “I got bored yesterday and started a sports blog,” I said. Other than my roommate, Alex, who sat up with me as I painstakingly processed name ideas for what would become RulingSports.com, Jak was the first person I told. A true sports fan, he … Continue reading Two Years
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
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
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
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
It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to the 2013 Ruling Sports summer interns! These five individuals were chosen out of many applicants because of their knowledge of the law, great writing skills and passion for sports. I am looking forward to working with them this summer and hopefully serving as a mentor as they move forward with their careers. JARED BERMAN After … Continue reading 2013 Ruling Sports Summer Interns
According to legal documents, for over fifteen years, Kobe Bryant’s mother, Pamela, held onto many of the mementos documenting her son’s illustrious basketball career. Like many mothers before her, Pamela alleges that she asked Kobe if he wanted the items back. Like many children before him, Kobe allegedly retorted that he did not. Needing space in her home to create a playroom for her grandchildren, … Continue reading The Curious Case Of Kobe Bryant’s Memorabilia: Will He Get It Back?
Here is the truth of the matter: I wouldn’t be where I am today without all of you. When I launched RulingSports.com on July 1, 2011, I had no idea if anyone would read what I wrote (save for my parents, who constantly remind me they are my biggest fans–they are forced to be). Much to my surprise, more people than my two parents read … Continue reading Your Super Bowl Reporter: What Do You Want To Know?