The world of sport encompasses far more than the scoreboard. We challenge our writers to find the stories that aren’t always making headlines, because that’s where the heart of competition often lies.

Festival Updates

Third Round of Pokatok Partners Announced: AFFL, Freestyle Trampoline and Drop-in Gaming

The third round of Pokatok Partners is announced with the AFFL, Freestyle Trampoline, and Drop-In Gaming signing on for the Pokatok Festival.

Festival Updates

Beasley Esports and Freestyle Football Join As Partners For Pokatok Festival

Pokatok is thrilled to announce our next set of brand partnerships – Beasley Esports and the World Freestyle Football Association!


Volleyball Day In Nebraska: Huskers Look to Set Women’s Sports Attendance Record

Jay Arnold talks about Volleyball Day in Nebraska when the Cornhuskers take the court at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln.

CompetitionOur Takes

Most Intriguing Games of the 2023 College Football Season

Jay Arnold previews the most interesting matchups of the 2023 College Football Season for Pokatok, with several highly anticipated games.

Festival Updates

First wave of Brand Partnerships: U.S. Soccer Foundation, PlayFly ESports and Dryvebox

We’re excited to announce the first set of brand partnerships for Pokatok 2024: US Soccer Foundation, PlayFly Esports and Dryvebox.


FIFA Women’s World Cup Update: Quarterfinals

Jay Arnold breaks down how each of the four Women’s World Cup semifinalists punched their ticket to the next round.

FanzoneOur Takes

Resolving Conference Realignment

Jay Arnold fixes the chaos and strife surrounding the current state of college football by proposing his own form of conference realignment.


FIFA Women’s World Cup Update: Round of 16

Jay Arnold talks the FIFA Women’s World Cup and updates us following the conclusion of the first knockout stage of the tournament.

FanzoneThe Great Outdoors

Road Trip to Richmond Recap

Jay Arnold talks about his drive from Houston to Richmond and back for the Cook Out 400 at Richmond Raceway – the Road Trip to Richmond.


FIFA Women’s World Cup Update: Week Two

Jay Arnold looks at the state of the FIFA Women’s World Cup after the second week of play in New Zealand and Australia.

Our Takes

FIFA Women’s World Cup Update: Week One

Coach Jay updates us on the FIFA Women’s World Cup after a week and some change of action. Upsets, goals, and favorites.

Data, Odds, & Gambling

Hey Commish! All Fantasy Football Leagues Should Adopt These Ideas

Having played fantasy for over 20 years, here’s what our CMO has found that he thinks every league commissioner should adopt.