ESPN adds pickleball, not based on women’s sports

Riley Newman c 2022 USA Pickleball National Championship in Margaritaville Image: Getty Images In a sign that ESPN and other networks may choose to dedicate airtime to new and emerging sports, the American sports cable channel announced that it adding pickleball to the lineup. Pickleracquetball of our era, is Crossfit without tattoos and supplements. A … Read more

The Life of a Sports Agent in 2023 with Addy Von Gontard

Goodbye from Gontar Young Money APAA Sports Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a sports agent in 2023? Or what does it take to get into the agency business? We answer these questions and more in our recent interview with Young Money APAA Sports Co-Founder and Agent, Adi von Gontard. You’ve obviously … Read more

Anthony Adkins commits to UCLA Football

The Bruins have added a key veteran to their backcourt. Former Army running back Anthony Adkins has verbally committed to UCLA football, the running back announced Monday on Twitter. Adkins entered the NCAA transfer portal in April after three seasons with the Black Knights and has three years of eligibility remaining. Adkins announced his offer … Read more

The NCAA Division I minimum 14-sport rule is ripe for antitrust challenge

EAST LANSING, MI – NOVEMBER 3: Michigan Wolverines offensive lineman Dave Petrusiello #76 … [+] running back Bj Askew #35 lays a crushing block on defensive end Mike Labinjo #42 and safety Thomas Wright #43 of the Michigan State Spartans during the Big Ten Conference football game on November 3, 2001 at Spartan Stadium in … Read more

All-business Bears shut out Stephen F. Austin 3-0

With it being the NCAA tournament and a seemingly neutral atmosphere in the venue, the Ferrell Center speaker didn’t get as excited or excited as he usually does for a Baylor point. His tone matched the Bears, who were all business. Baylor’s pesky netminder racked up 11 shutouts and the fourth-seeded Bears topped Stephen F. … Read more

In the NIL era, business is good for returning college hoops

Armando Bacote didn’t flee North Carolina early after a memorable NCAA Championship run to pursue a professional playing career. Neither is Gonzaga’s Drew Timm, an All-America star at one of the nation’s top programs. No, business is already good for male and female basketball players who can cash in on their fame now. The opportunity … Read more

UCLA vs. Alabama State College Football Week 2: Postgame Recaps

The Bruins charged forward and never looked back, getting a big win over the Hornets with their reserves doing much of the heavy lifting down the stretch. UCLA (2-0) defeated Alabama State (2-1) 45-7 in the Rose Bowl on Saturday. Unlike earlier in the season, the Bruins never trailed this time around, and they stymied … Read more

UCLA vs. Alabama State College Football Predictions: Week 2

The Bruins have a chance to win their fourth non-conference game in five tries after starting the Chip Kelly era 0-6 in such contests. UCLA football (1-0) will play Alabama State (2-0) in the Rose Bowl on Saturday. The Bruins have never played the Hornets as this is the first time they have played an … Read more

WATCH: Chip Kelly recaps UCLA’s performance against Bowling Green

UCLA football coach Chip Kelly speaks to reporters before practice Monday morning. Kelly touched on several takeaways from Saturday’s win over Bowling Green, including what he got from his initial break on film, Jake Bobo’s status as a punt returner, the health of Cam Brown and Logan Loya, the defensive players in the game, the … Read more

UCLA Football blows out Bowling Green, overcomes shaky start

Entering the contest as 23.5-point favorites, the Bruins certainly didn’t play like it right away. A blocked punt, a muffed punt, an interception and a turnover on downs left UCLA football (1-0) facing a 17-7 deficit in the second quarter, and the only reason they weren’t shut out was a broken play turned 68 touchdown … Read more