‘Go West, Young Man [And Expand the MLB Postseason]’

Years ago, as Lewis and Clark explored North America, treading across the continent from the Established East to the Wild West, it did so...

Sports Real Estate: It’s all in the Development

There was a time when professional sports franchises shared baseball and football fields in one stadium, not built as a true home to either...

Gone Streaming: The fastest to deliver will be the fastest to the bank

One of the major complaints competing against the future of streaming entertainment, media and sports content is the power of the distribution partner. Specifically,...
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What Makes a Great Athlete?

There are five things that are included in the makeup, character, and performance of a great athlete.  Athletes are humans, we sometimes forgot that...

Connecting People by Connecting Brands

Whether you are building a brand, business, or practice, here are the five rules to success of connecting people by connecting brands. Increase...

The New Hollywoodland Deals

The Netflix-Paramount and the Apple-A24 distribution and production deals signify change in Hollywood.  History tells us that such partnerships were a big no-no when...

Netflix and Sports: The next disruption in media and entertainment

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said on several occasions Netflix will not enter the live sports content space. However, what we know about Netflix is that it is a powerhouse...

Finding Facebook’s Formula

In business, the saying goes you do not need to recreate the wheel. You can find solutions to problems and answers to questions in looking...

American Veterans Who Served and Played Professional Sports

If this author were a betting man, the bet would be how many Hall of Fame professional sports stars served in the military?  To...

5 Keys to the City: Landing a Sports Franchise

This author has written that the four keys to a successful sports franchise are a great venue, lease, market, and personnel.  The four keys...