Jordan Kobritz

The Joe Singleton Deal

Houston Astros’ first base prospect Jon Singleton was offered a choiceby Jordan Kobritz For most of us, a working career can last upwards of 40 years, into our mid-60s or beyond. For athletes, a career lasting 10-15 years is the exception. Given that, here’s one athlete’s conundrum. Houston Astros’ first base prospect Jon Singleton was…

Soccer not in America’s Future says Jordan Kobritz

Jordan Kobritz

Soccer not in America’s Future says Jordan Kobritzby Jordan Kobritz The downside to a World Cup year – the 2014 tournament is scheduled to begin in Brazil in little more than three weeks – is listening to pundits predict that soccer is America’s future number one sport. It isn’t. That doesn’t mean the sport isn’t…

NFL Cheerleaders get smart and sue for wages

New Orleans Saints v Dallas Cowboys

Cheerleaders finally get smartWhat began as an isolated incident has become an epidemic. The Buffalo Jills became the third NFL cheerleading squad in the past four months to sue over wages – or lack thereof – and working conditions. Lawsuits have also been filed by the Raiderettes against the Oakland Raiders and the Ben-Gals against…