Jordan Kobritz

NASCAR’S Jeff Gordon has earned bragging rights

Jordan Kobritz

NASCAR is losing an icon. Jeff Gordon recently announced that 2015 will be his last season racing full-time in the Sprint Cup Series. Every driver should utter a “Thank you” to the guy who ushered in stock car racing’s current era. Gordon has spent the past 23 seasons wheeling a stock car around tracks that…

Is Goodell doing the job? Jordan Kobritz says No

After the Patriots defeated the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX the 2014 NFL season came to a merciful end. And not a minute too soon for Roger Goodell, the embattled leader of the nation’s most popular and financially successful sports league. The popularity of the NFL is both a blessing and a curse. The league…

NCAA Admits Defeat in Restoring Paterno Wins

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NCAA erred in imposing original Penn State sanctionsby Jordan Kobritz The biggest news emanating from the recently concluded NCAA annual convention wasn’t the new rules enacted by the Big-5 Conferences, which further distances themselves from the realm of amateurism. As significant as that news was, it took a back seat to the agreement by the…

Jordan Kobritz suggests NCAA might relax its drug policy

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The short-handed Oregon Ducks lost to Ohio State 42-20 in Monday’s first ever College Football Playoff (CFP) national championship game. Two Oregon players, wide receiver Darren Carrington and running back Ayele Forde, were forced to sit out the game after failing drug tests mandated by the NCAA. Carrington tested positive for marijuana although Forde’s specific…

Jordan Kobritz’s Sports Predictions

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It’s the time of year to trespass into the unknown and predict the biggest sports business stories to watch in 2015 Last year I should have played the lottery, hitting on all six predictions: The continuing saga of concussions in football and all of sports; Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s return to relevancy in NASCAR and what…

Ray Rice won his appeal against the NFL for all the right reasons

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By Jordan Kobritz S. District Court Judge Barbara S. Jones’ decision to overturn Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell came as no surprise to most observers. The former Baltimore Ravens’ running back won his appeal against the NFL for all the right reasons. Here are five takeaways from Judge Jones’ ruling. Ray…

Los Angeles Dodgers GM paid highest salary ever in MLB League

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by Jordan Kobritz  “I am in control here.” – General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. March 30, 1981 The Los Angeles Dodgers are known for fetching the highest price ever paid for a Major League Baseball franchise, at $2 billion. After going on a front office hiring spree this fall, the Dodgers laid claim to one…

A-Rod admits he was involved with Bosch – by Jordan Kobritz

“He’s a walkin’ contradiction, partly truth, partly fiction.” The Pilgrim, Chapter 33 by Kris Kristofferson by Jordan Kobritz The Miami Herald reported last week that during a hearing with DEA investigators on January 29th, Rodriguez admitted buying PEDs from Tony Bosch, operator of the now defunct Biogenesis anti-aging clinic in South Florida.   A-Rod also told…