Shalom from Montego Bay, Jamaica, where I’ll be hanging out until Sunday. Then, it’s back to Fort Lauderdale for a week, some holiday parties, followed by real prep mode for the December 23 wedding. And a big Shabbat Shalom to my brothers and sisters in Israel, who finally had a foreign power in the U.S. recognize their position that Jerusalem is their capital. In my mind, it was well overdue, especially with prior U.S. presidents promising it but never delivering on it.

This week on Forbes:
(1) A Startup Sportsbook’s Big Bet On Creation Of Its Own Cryptocurrency;
(2) This Week In Sports Law: Rick Pitino Sues Louisville, Harsh NFL Suspensions, Ole Miss Bowl Ban;
(3) With Team USA Out Of World Cup, Anheuser-Busch Will Push Estrella Jalisco Brand;
(4) Demand Soars For Orange Bowl Tickets As Miami Hurricanes Return For 1st Time Since 2003;
(5) Trading Giancarlo Stanton Is Derek Jeter’s 1st True Test As Marlins CEO;
(6) What’s Next For NBA Players Like Kristaps Porzingis As Agent Andy Miller Decertifies;
(7) Ndamukong Suh’s Retirement Plan: Real Estate, Tech And Restaurants

And as always, the weekly wrap-up:



  • Dan Wolken notes that Jimmy Sexton already reps 10 of 13 SEC head coaches [Twitter].


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