Of all the major sports leagues in the North America, the highest paid players can be found in baseball, basketball, and football. Players in the National Hockey League lag behind their counterparts by several million dollars a year. This is because the NHL has a hard salary cap. Read More.
One of the interesting oddities of American law is that Major League Baseball is exempt from antitrust rules that apply to virtually every other business. This special status was conferred to baseball in 1922, when justices of the United States Supreme Court unanimously bent over backwards to make complete fools of themselves. Read More.
The NFL commissioner has significant powers when it comes to player suspensions. However, when Tom Brady and Ezekiel Elliott were suspended, their cases wound up being challenged in Court. Read More.
Pelé, Maradona and Messi are world famous football players, but it was Jean-Marc Bosman who forever changed the game in 1995 and paved the way for the best players of this generation to become fabulously wealthy. Read More.
For 30 years, a Gooner named Matthew Reed sold replica sporting goods bearing the Arsenal football team logo outside the stadium during games. In 1999, Arsenal sued Reed for trademark infringement. Read More.