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The Thing About Discipline

Interestingly enough, this is the eighty-sixth article this author has written for Sports Radio America and that ties well to the idea that when discipline is usually given it means someone or something is being 86’d.  The aforementioned brings light humor to the fact that Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Rob Manfred handed out the most significant...

Where will Tua land?

Tua Tagovailoa's legendary career, one of the greatest in college football history, has come to an end. The legend of Tua came to be in the 2017 National Championship against Georgia. He replaced Jalen Hurts and lead the comeback and game-winning touchdown pass. Since that moment, he's shown...

The coaching hires of the NFL

As the NFL playoffs commence, the teams on the outside are making coaching changes and hires. The Panthers, Redskins, Giants and Cowboys have filled their openings, leaving only the Cleveland Browns with no head coach. These hires include accomplished former NFL head coaches, rookie head coaches and one who...

What Industry Consolidation Might Look Like?

With the Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Disney+, and Apple+ streamers launched and HBO Max, Peacock, and Quibi soon to be available, will there be consolidation or expansion in the industry?  More competition is always better for the consumer as it provides choices from the competition between firms.  There is also more innovation as firms must change and adapt...

Bloom where you’re planted

"I realize now with the platform that I have it will be powerful if I speak up and speak for what I believe in," says Olympic sensation and AP Female Athlete of the Year Simone Biles. In Ephesians 6:19, the Apostle Paul writes, "Pray for me also that whenever I speak, words may be...

5 Ways Cities and Sports Franchises Can Save Time and Money

What seems to be the never-ending story of cities paying to have sports franchises play in ballparks, arenas, and stadiums is an exciting one for fans, but a sad one for city budgets.  Too often cities get caught in the trap of negotiating against themselves to save a franchise from leaving to another location.  Here are five ways cities and sports franchises...

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 library of content of 700+ titles.  However, Viacom is at a crossroads.  To stream or not to stream is an obvious “yes” answer as the company must keep up and stay current with the industry...

Ravens tie Pro Bowl record with 12 selections

The Baltimore Ravens, the best team in the NFL, will have a great showing at the Pro Bowl. That’s because they’ve taken flight this season by pilot Lamar Jackson. Baltimore’s record stands at 12-2 as they seek the number one overall seed and home field throughout the playoffs. The Ravens will send...

The all-decade teams

The 2010s in the NBA will be remembered as the decade of super-teams. It was dominated by the Warriors and LeBron James (Miami Heat/Cleveland Cavaliers). It began with James building a super-team in Miami, followed by Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and later, Keven Durant. As we enter the 2020’s,...

Technology is Your Business

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Silicon Valley superstar investor, entrepreneur, and leader Meg Whitman said that “every business is a tech business.”  At first glance, one might think how can that be when not every business is in the tech industry.  However, indeed, every business is a tech business, meaning technology touches nearly every part of nearly every industry today.  Here are five observations on how and why.