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What We’re Reading: December 8

December 8, 2016

Back in May, Mark McClusky of Wired declared that “tech-enabled owners have helped turn the NBA into North America’s most forward-thinking sports league.”  Indeed, with virtual reality (VR) technology, people from Boston to Beijing will have access to the courtside experience typically reserved for the likes of Jack Nicholson and Spike Lee.  With teams and… Read more

What We’re Reading: November 30

November 30, 2016

What a weekend! Another college football rivalry week is in the books, and once again, it did not disappoint.   This week, we came across some really interesting reads that touched on the College Football Playoff landscape, Alabama’s place in history, what the Big Ten title game means for the state of college football, the business… Read more

Butterball: The Numbers Behind Thanksgiving

November 23, 2016

Since President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday in 1863, Americans have been celebrating the day with family and friends. In preparation for this Thanksgiving, we’ve decided to share the surprising numbers behind the holiday. Anything for Family 7 million Americans traveled more than 50 miles for last year’s Thanksgiving. Driving from… Read more

What We’re Reading: November 17

November 17, 2016

As football once again takes center stage after the conclusion of the election and the World Series, we took a look at a number of interesting football-related reads this week: NFL players, forever in search of the next competitive edge, are turning to neuroscience to improve their performance. As reported by Sport Techie, certain players… Read more

What We’re Reading: November 1

November 1, 2016

With the World Series in full swing, we came across some thoroughly interesting baseball reads this week, including discussions of the postseason strike zone, MLB’s use of virtual ads in the playoffs, and – of course – the curse on the Chicago Cubs. The MLB playoffs are selective, and because only the best teams are… Read more