The miniature secrets of championship rings

Linked media – Associated media As sports fans enjoy the defining moments of this month’s NBA Finals and Stanley Cup, Jason Arasheben studies like a college student before exams. Arasheben, a famed jeweler whose clients include rappers Drake and ASAP Rocky, is investigating the contending teams’ history, connections to their hometowns and any other interesting…

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Black baseball history takes center stage in the Hall of Fame

Related media – Associated media After the reinstatement, Major League Baseball executives established an unwritten quota system that limits the number of Black players on rosters, Shieber said. “This led to unbalanced trading,” he added. “It’s not just a one-on-one exchange. Like, ‘We have enough black player trades.’” Toward the end of the exhibit, Shieber…

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The NCAA agreed to pay the players

Related media – Linked media “One of the hallmarks of the job is that you get compensated for your services,” said Matthew Mitten, a law professor at Marquette University and executive director of the National Sports Law Institute. But the deal, by itself, is unlikely to bring about a radical push toward unionization in college…

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