‘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...
Jackie Robinson

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...

Moneymakers: Netflix, Hollywood Stars, Brands, & Sports Leagues

Netflix hopes to sell more content in Europe and the discussion is between whether the streamer will disrupt and work with existing...

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...

New Professional Football Leagues Offer Alternative and Quest for Change

The buy-in is an emerging and growing one.  Turner-owned platforms TNT and Bleacher Report (BR) B/R LIVE will be airing/streaming the Alliance...

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,...

Will Anyone Catch Netflix?

Netflix-Paramount.  Apple-A24. Amazon-NFL.  AT&T-Time Warner.  NBCUniversal-Comcast-Sky.  Disney-21st Century FOX.  Nexstar-Tribune.  All of these deals were done for one purpose: to compete with the...

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...

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...

Answers in Time: The Players, the NCAA, and the Professional Sports Leagues

The debate between the players who play, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) who govern the players and member institutions, and the...