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The Changing Rules of the Game

The game of baseball played most notably with Major League Baseball (MLB) clubs in America and in one Canadian city, and across...

Necessity meet change: Entertainment, Media, and Sports

This is the author’s one-hundredth column for Sports Radio America.  No additional fanfare here, just getting to work, noting the milestone, continuing to produce...

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...

In Memory Of: Using CGI to Bring Back the Stars

The iconic Hollywood star James Dean representing a part of the Golden Years is set to co-star in a Vietnam War-era film. ...
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The Structure of Consumable Sports Television

There is a wave across all major professional sports in America and abroad.  The movement is to make sports more digestible.  Meaning,...
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A Season Full of Wild Cards

As Major League Soccer (MLS), Major League Baseball (MLB), National Basketball Association (NBA), and the National Hockey League (NHL) all make their...
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College Football’s Biggest Threat

The biggest threat to college football is itself.  Meaning, those who manage the game (the NCAA, the conferences (Power Five), the universities),...

Will Viacom-CBS Go Streaming?

Viacom and CBS merged, again, into one company.  Viacom-CBS also purchased a 49% stake in Miramax for $375 million to control its...
Red Sox pitcher Babe Ruth at Comiskey Park in 1918. (Chicago Daily News / Chicago History Museum)

What can entertainment, media, and sports in 1918-1919 tell us today?

History is always a great judge.  History is also a great companion to context.  In September 1918, a major pandemic hit the United States. ...

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...