Poker’s Black Friday

Over the past eight years, there has been a tremendous growth in popularity of poker as a form of “sports entertainment.” While the game itself is not a sport, it’s coverage on television and across the web has created a deep connection between poker and the sports world. However, as of Friday, the relationship between the sports world and poker took a dramatic turn.

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Utah vs. The BCS

As you have probably already heard, Utah’s Attorney General Mark Shurtleff wants to see the BCS prosecuted for violating antitrust laws. First off, I want to say that I hate when politicians decide to meddle in sports, because 99% of the time it has nothing to do with the law and everything to do with personal opinions or pandering to constituents.

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“Business of Sports” Poll Results

Hopefully you’ve all noticed that I always have a poll running on the right side of the page. If you don’t already, please vote! I try to change the poll every 1-2 weeks and the results can be quite interesting. So on that note, here are the results of some of my first few polls.

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