Latest from Ben Strauss
The deal will pay Major League Baseball approximately $500 million annually, for a total value of around $3.5 billion.
  • Sep 24, 2020
Sports leagues around the world have wrestled with how to fake crowd noise, as playing in empty or near-empty stadiums became the bargain of playing through a pandemic. The NFL tapped two audio wizards to find a solution.
  • Sep 20, 2020
Although President Trump quickly sought to take credit for the league's decision, university presidents insisted the decision was not political, crediting instead access to more and better testing.
  • Sep 16, 2020
Four years after the NFL distanced itself from Colin Kaepernick’s protest, the league and its broadcast partners showed off a new position on social justice and protest. But don’t worry, they said: It’s not political.
  • Sep 14, 2020
This summer, as the pandemic, protests over racial injustice and the approaching election collided with the return of sports, Clay Travis’s nascent mini-media empire has morphed into the go-to platform for Republicans hoping to win over sports fans.
  • Sep 3, 2020
Calling the players’ protest a “boycott” is a surefire way to attract heat on Twitter, even from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. But what to call it instead?
  • Aug 28, 2020
With no games to call, former players used TNT's flagship NBA show to speak out against racism and police violence.
  • Aug 27, 2020
In the company's latest foray into live sports, Amazon announced it will stream the MLS team's games for Amazon Prime customers.
  • Aug 18, 2020
Rob Perez will join the sports betting company as it expands its content offerings.
  • Aug 17, 2020
A large group of players announce an unprecedented push for college athlete rights with a unified statement.
  • Aug 2, 2020