What If…DraftKings & FanDuel Merged?

This past June, DraftKings CEO Jason Robins told USA Today a merger between his company and FanDuel was a “very interesting idea.” The two companies today control almost 95% of the Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) marketplace. From several POVs, this makes too much sense…

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What If…Skinny TV Bundles Are Mandated?

(note: a la carte programming was also addressed in our  June 16, 2015 post) Surprise, surprise, they now are…at least in Canada. On March 1, 2016 a new rule from the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission went into effect. The CRTC…

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What If…ESPN Is No Longer King?

For the better part of the last two decades, ESPN has been the most well-known sports media brand and the largest cable network. In 2014, the Wall St Journal and TV by the Numbers reported ESPN earned an estimated $6.84…

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What If…Fantasy Sports Are Regulated?

The real question is not if, but when? There’s simply too much noise and heat for it not to happen. Case in point: The FBI has begun an investigation after questions of predatory practices and use of insider information were alleged. Both…

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What If…NY Jets Fans Did Not Tweet?

On Tuesday August 11, NY jets quarterback Geno Smith was punched in the face by now former jet linebacker IK Enemkpali reportedly because Smith had failed to repay a $600 plane ticket that Enemkpali had bought for him. Smith is now out of…

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What If…The USFL Never Folded?

For those not old enough to remember, the USFL aka the United States Football League, was a spring/summer alternative to the NFL from 1983-1985. The league had plenty of talent including such stars as Herschel Walker, Jim Kelly, Steve Young…

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