Major League Soccer’s new CBA ensures players will reap benefits of league’s future growth

Last weekend, Major League Soccer kicked off its 25th anniversary season with two new franchises bringing the total number of teams to 26. The 25th season is also the first year with a new collective bargaining agreement in place. MLS and the league’s players’ association agreed to the new CBA just last month. The new … More Major League Soccer’s new CBA ensures players will reap benefits of league’s future growth

Is the proposed Premier Golf League a legitimate threat to the PGA Tour?

The first significant golf tournament of the year, the Players Championship, at TPC Sawgrass in Florida, is just two weeks away but in just under two years, professional golf could undergo a dramatic makeover. A UK-based organization called the World Golf Group is planning to launch a new global tour in January 2022. The Premier … More Is the proposed Premier Golf League a legitimate threat to the PGA Tour?

The Birth of Atletico Ottawa: A Prominent Global Brand Invests in Canadian Soccer

On February 11, the 7-team Canadian Premier League (CPL), fresh off its very first season of play in 2019, unveiled its first expansion franchise in the capital city of Ottawa. What’s unique about the new team is the prestige of the ownership group. Spanish League giants Atletico Madrid will operate the new club, which begins … More The Birth of Atletico Ottawa: A Prominent Global Brand Invests in Canadian Soccer

The NBA’s Global Game set to become a truly European showcase

The National Basketball Association is celebrating its elite players at the annual All Star Game in Chicago this weekend but recently, the league announced a commitment to stage a regular season fixture in Europe for the foreseeable future, following the success of the 2020 Paris Global Game last month, featuring the Milwaukee Bucks and the … More The NBA’s Global Game set to become a truly European showcase

Serie A soccer in need of a “transformation”, says new Italian league President

There was a time in the late 20th century when the Italian soccer league (Serie A) was the go-to destination for some of the world’s elite talent. Since those heady days, however, Serie A has been surpassed in terms of playing talent, and global appeal, by other top flight divisions across Europe, none more so … More Serie A soccer in need of a “transformation”, says new Italian league President

Williams F1: Will New Canadian Driver, Commercial Partner Spark Revival of Struggling Race Team?

As it prepares for the start of the 2020 Formula One season, the Williams racing team is looking to Canada for both technical prowess and financial stability. Just six weeks after signing Canadian driver Nicholas Latifi for the new F1 season, Williams announced a wide-ranging partnership with the Royal Bank of Canada. During the 2020 … More Williams F1: Will New Canadian Driver, Commercial Partner Spark Revival of Struggling Race Team?

PokerVision Places Bet on TV Gaming as 2017 Launch Confirmed

There are some in the broadcast industry who would consider poker on sports television to be nothing more than “filler” content, used simply to bridge the gap in the afternoons between lunch hour radio simulcasts and the first of the early evening live sportscasts. But a Calgary company is gambling on the increasing popularity of … More PokerVision Places Bet on TV Gaming as 2017 Launch Confirmed