Shivam Dube for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) 23 run victory over the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Image (BCCI/IPL

Cricket’s IPL Media Rights Fetch More Than $6 Billion

In a series of recent auctions, the Indian Premier League (IPL) sold its media rights for more than $6 billion. The popular cricket league’s current media contract with Star India — a subsidiary of Disney — expires at the end of this year. Going forward, however, Disney will have to […]

The Indian Premier League has suspended the remainder of its season as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge in India. (Image: IPL/Twitter)

Indian Premier League Postpones Season Indefinitely Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) voted to postpone the Indian Premier League on Tuesday as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage throughout the country. India recently passed 20 million total coronavirus cases, with the country averaging more than 325,000 new cases per day over the last […]

Chris Morris became the highest-paid player in league history when the Rajasthan Royals paid $2.24 million for the South African in the 2021 IPL auction. (Image: Getty)

Chris Morris, Krishnappa Gowtham Set Salary Records in 2021 IPL Auction

The Indian Premier League held its annual player auction on Thursday, with two players setting new salary records for the professional Twenty20 cricket league. Chris Morris set the record for the highest salary in IPL history, while Krishnappa Gowtham became the highest-paid uncapped Indian player ever. Rajasthan Pays Big Money […]

The Mumbai Indians beat the Chennai Super Kings in a stunning 2019 final. Disney now owns IPL streaming rights. (Image: Robert Cianflone/Getty)

Disney Posts Upside Earnings Surprise Thanks to Cricket

Cricket and sports betting came up multiple times during Walt Disney’s earnings call on Thursday. It was a knuckleball for Disney analysts who normally focus on theme parks and movies. They failed to predict the impact of Disney’s newest revenue streams. Disney’s parks can’t operate at full capacity, due to […]

The former baseball stadium near Dallas  (Image: USA Cricket)

Revamped Dallas Stadium to Become Home of USA Cricket

Major League Cricket has permission to redevelop a former independent league baseball stadium near Dallas, making way for the second cricket stadium in the US. Once converted, the former AirHogs Stadium will become the home of USA Cricket, the governing body of cricket in the United States. The renovated stadium […]

Top Photos of 2019: The Year in Sports

Top Photos of 2019: The Year in Sports

The end of the year offers us the ideal time for reflection. CBS News just released its Top Photos of 2019: The Year in Pictures. Of the 53 photos selected, nearly a dozen relate to sports. Accordingly, this seems like the perfect occasion to ponder and marvel at these 11 […]

The Bangladesh national cricket team was nearly on the scene of the mass shooting at a Christchurch mosque, but escaped safely. (Image: Cricket Australia)

Bangladesh National Cricket Team Narrowly Escapes New Zealand Massacre

The Bangladesh national cricket team narrowly missed being on the site of the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch on Friday, prompting the cancellation of an international match between the squad and New Zealand. 49 people were killed in the terrorist attack, which was apparently carried out by an […]