The Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles play in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 11, 2015, in Baltimore. It's been 25 years since the Baltimore Orioles began playing in Camden Yards, the start of a nationwide trend of major league teams moving into new ballparks. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Diamonds and Walls: Building the Perfect Ballpark

Influenced by visiting twenty-two of the current thirty Major League Baseball (MLB) ballparks, including some no longer in existence (old Yankee Stadium,...
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Economies of Scope in Entertainment, Media, and Sports

First, a quick economics lesson.  Economies of scope refers to when businesses implement a strategy of diversification of services, assets, or products offered through entry...

The Social Media Paradigm & Difficulty

“When an irresistible force such as youMeets an old immovable object like meYou can bet just as sure as you liveSomething's gotta...

Three Things About the Disney/FOX sale of RSN’s to Sinclair

Disney was forced to sell its 21st Century FOX-acquired Midwest-based regional sports networks (RSN) to a third party.  The third party winner...

Hello Content: Retreat to Your Corners

Recently, it was reported that Comcast/NBCUniversal was interested in selling its 33% stake in Hulu, the streaming platform, to Disney, which currently...

Excitement for Soccer in America

Soccer is on the rise in the United States.  Whether measured by television viewership, new franchises, or youth interest, soccer is the sport of the...

Agents of Influence, By Contract and Contrast

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Association of Talent Agents (ATA) has been negotiating with each other for weeks, if not months now. ...

The Power We Give Technology

While recently attending a Pepperdine Graziadio Business School conference that featured Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak with Founding Executive Director of Singularity University Salim Ismail, the...

5 Ways to Stop Illegal Sports Content Streaming

Before listing the 5 ways to stop illegal sports content streaming, e.g., piracy, there needs to be a basis for understanding why...

An Apple a Day Keeps the Competitors Away

Have you ever noticed that the Apple logo looks like the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil...