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Robert Sarver to Phoenix: Take it or leave it

On Wednesday,  Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver threatened to move his NBA team to Seattle or Las Vegas. Sarver's  threat comes amidst an ongoing disagreement with the Phoenix City Council. The Suns' owner is seeking $150 million in public money for renovating their current arena. Many in the...

Louisville cruises past Kent State

Kent State came to the Derby City Saturday to show their 8-1 record was legit coming into the game as they initially took it to the Louisville Cardinals inside the KFC Yum! Center.  But, before the holidays began, Louisville gave their fans a blowout gift. Louisville head coach Chris Mack stressed inside-out ball to...

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 competition. The deals of 2011-2015, 2016, and 2017 were not much different.  Like all roads lead to Rome, all deals lead to competing with the hope of dominating the competition. 

Louisville pegs Scott Satterfield as football coach

The University of Louisville finally got their man for football as the Cards announced the hiring of Scott Satterfield from Appalachian State. Satterfield replaces Bobby Petrino, who was fired Nov. 11 after leading the Cardinals on an abysmal, 2-8 record. Scott has spent each of the past six seasons as Appalachian State's head coach. He compiled a 51–24 record...

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 are essential points to be favorably secured during the negotiation and operation for and of a professional sports franchise.  The terms and conditions negotiated will play out, for better or worse, throughout the franchise’s tenure...

Sent Packing: Green Bay’s Mike McCarthy fired

It's been a huge weekend in the NFL with the release of Kareem Hunt from the Chiefs and firing of Green Bay head coach Mike McCarthy. The Packers announcement came during McCarthy's 13th season. In a statement GB President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Murphy released a statement on the team's decision: "The 2018 season has not lived up...

Jeff Brohm on his tough decision to stay at Purdue

"I've got guys on my team that I recruited that I've developed relationships with. To think that it is easy to go back on your word and just go ahead and pick up and leave after you told people what you thought of the program, what you were going to do, what you could do for them and how...

Kareem Hunt punted by Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs announced Friday the release of running back Kareem Hunt after TMZ Sports posted a video of Hunt in a physical altercation with a 19-year-old woman at a Cleveland hotel in February. No charges have been filed in the case. Friday marked the first time the video was made publicly available, a huge blow to a...

On to the next one: Brohm to stay at Purdue

Louisville Cardinals, it's on to the next one as Jeff Brohm will remain at Purdue. Brohm met with Louisville athletic director Vince Tyra on Nov. 27, but turned down the chance to return home to coach his alma mater. Brohm had been the front-runner for the Cardinals' coaching job since Bobby Petrino's firing earlier this month. The Boilermakers are...

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 Lew Wasserman ran the town, but the times have changed.  The new deals are a reminder of when Hollywood was Hollywoodland, and yet a Golden Age of content in the entertainment and media industry being...