Over the past few years, USC has managed to avoid qualifying for the NCAA Tournament in often painful fashion.
From 1992-2008, baseball was played at each Summer Olympics until the International Olympic Committee decided to remove it from the games — a controversial decision because of baseball’s worldwide appeal.
MLB has struggled mightily with growing the game of baseball among younger generations, in part due to its slower pace of play and in part due to its bizarre unwillingness to market its players.
The XFL offers a style of football that fans love, and looking back at its inaugural weekend, it has succeeded so far in creating a distinct kind of football with its modified rules.
Unfortunately, unlike Super Bowl LIV, where the NFL orchestrated a flawless halftime show and succeeded in making droves of straight white males feel like strong, independent Latinx women, the Iowa caucuses were a disaster.
The sports industry has traditionally been seen as hypermasculine, and sports are still considered one of the most socially acceptable forms of “masculine” entertainment to this day.
Twenty states and counting have legalized sports gambling in some form since the Murphy ruling less than two years ago.
In this city, each professional sport has an A-team and a B-team.
With National Signing Day and the 2020 recruiting season now officially in the rearview, USC is in distinctly unprecedented territory.
If the numbers repeat themselves, the prospects for Tokyo to garner the attention it’s hoping for appear good.