Featured Story

Kids’ vacation viewing habits open this TV writer’s eyes

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 18 / 14

E very time I write about the threat of cord cutting, media executives tell me not to believe what my eyes are telling me. The execs roll out statistics that show people aren’t cutting the cord nearly as much as reporters are writing about ...

Read More

Tags: Media

More Stories

08/12/02
Women's league no threat to NFL

The National Women's Football League is a copyrighted logo. I do understand the NFL's responsibility to uphold its name, but it is getting a bit uptight ["Women's league under fire," July 22]. The NFL should be cooperative with the NWFL. I do know the WNBA is sponsored by the NBA ...

Tags: Football, NBA, NFL, Opinion, WNBA

08/12/02
Soccer ambassadors have a ball

T here's so much wrong with the business of sports that it's easy for a trade magazine to report weekly on the sleazy things that happen. We all know that the industry is corrupted by cash and lust for fame. Agents lie and cheat. The Olympics survived a scandal involving payoffs to leade ...

Tags: Fox, MLS, New York Yankees, Opinion, Soccer, Walt Disney Co.

08/12/02
Gen Y a gold mine for marketers

T hey have been called Millennials, Gen Y, Echo-boomers and various other sociological/marketing terms. Whatever title is given to the generation of Americans born after 1982, one thing is certain, they are consumer heavyweights. Millennials ages 4-12 spend $24 billion per year an ...

Tags: Action Sports, Opinion

08/05/02
Support for MLB all-star tie

J udging from the reaction in the popular press and on sports-talk programs as commentators, columnists, editorials and callers lambasted the decision to let baseball's annual All-Star Game end in a tie after 11 innings, one would have thought that the sky had completely caved in ...

Tags: Baseball, Football, Hockey, MLB, Opinion

08/05/02
Danger on fields examined

F ootball teams — high school, college and pro — are back at preseason training, and that brings back to mind the tragic deaths last year of football players Korey Stringer, Devaughn Darling, Eraste Autin, Rashidi Wheeler and Curtis Jones. While I don't want to ap ...

Tags: Baseball, Football, Olympics, Opinion

08/05/02
Foreign players dominate LPGA

A n unusual thing happened at the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament a few weeks ago. An American won. Juli Inkster's victory over the green acres of the Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kan., ended a string of six consecutive "majors" on the LPGA Tour won by non-Ameri ...

Tags: Basketball, Golf, Hockey, LPGA, Opinion, Tennis

07/29/02
Does NCAA need another bowl?

N CAA has approved another college football bowl game, the ConAgra Bowl to be on Christmas Day in Hawaii for the 2002-03 season. This makes 28 certified postseason bowl games. Thus 56 schools will go to bowl games next year. With only 115 Division I-A schools playing football ...

Tags: Colleges, MLB, NCAA, NFL, Opinion

07/29/02
Steroid talk affects records

B aseball fans, here's a pop quiz: What word belongs to this definition: "A star-shaped figure used chiefly to indicate an omission, a reference to a footnote, or an unattested word, sound or affix." The word is "asterisk," a symbol that soon may darken the baseball record book ...

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Baseball, MLB, Opinion

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug