Its official…I’m hooked! And all it took was one big win. Since the USA beat Canada by a score of 9-4, I’ve been all over the WBC…and why not? Its my favorite sport, the team has some of my favorite players, and it gives me a chance to root for my country. So, I said [...]
Forty years after Title IX, girl’s participation in sport is not the only thing “on fire.” The female sport consumer is the fastest growing and perhaps most influential market in today’s sport industry. The NY Times recently discussed the increasing trend of women as sport consumers and professional sport organization’s strategies to specifically target this [...]
I told you I wouldn’t let you down! As promised, I’ve come back to give you the final 2 G’s. In case you missed it yesterday in Part 1, I said the following about baseball and softball’s Olympic situation
Baseball and softball have joined forces to fight for inclusion on the 2020 Olympic Games program. [...]
Baseball and softball have joined forces to fight for inclusion on the 2020 Olympic Games program. Both sports were omitted from the program following the 2008 Games in Beijing. What is the strategy for joining forces? The sports are normally gender exclusive and could fight individually for an Olympic bid. However, only one spot remains [...]
For those of you who read the title and said, ‘Wait, what? College Football attendance is going swimming?’ , you are unfortunately wrong. Interestingly enough though, I may have put the Kibosh on College Football, when my article on College Football attendance asked this exact question – What kind of business will College Football bring? [...]
If you managed to completely get off the grid over the weekend, you may have missed Felix Baumgartner’s record-shattering space jump from 24 miles above the earth. However by now you’ve seen the footage, and you’ve heard the commentary on the magnitude of this accomplishment (and if you haven’t, this 90 second video sums it [...]
In being a teacher, I feel as if I’m going to have to school you up on a couple of different concepts before you start reading this post. First – you need to know the reference, “They’ve gone to plaid” …Its a fantastic quote, from a fantastic movie (Spaceballs), and has since been used amongst hipsters (jeez, [...]
If you are like the majority of U.S. sports fans (and by reading this blog, I assume you are) you probably witnessed the chaos that occurred on national television on Monday night. No, I’m not referring to last night’s pyrotechnic-infused edition of WWE Monday Night Raw, I’m talking about Monday Night Football.
If you happened to miss [...]
After the Miami Hurricanes’ abysmal season opener (attendance wise, that is), I thought it was time to finally ask the age old question… What’s up with Miami Fans!?
The truth is, I don’t think anyone really has an answer – we can only speculate. But, before I start with my own speculation theory (and, just [...]
This will be quick, but still interesting if you haven’t heard. Michael Strahan has officially been chosen to be Kelly Ripa’s new co-host for the show entitled ‘Live’ …actually I’m not sure if it’s still ‘Live! with Kelly Ripa’, or what…Either way, I’m sure this news made some folks very happy, and other very upset. Happy are [...]