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What We’re Reading: December 23

December 23, 2016

With the holiday season approaching, we figured it was an appropriate time to turn towards the most festive of sports topics: labor negotiations. This week we take a look at some interesting developments in the NBA and MLB, including the new Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs) outlined for both organizations. The NBA November 1st to December… Read more

What We’re Reading: December 15

December 15, 2016

Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings typically make for great theatre, and this year’s installment in Maryland certainly did not disappoint.  Numerous marquee names switched teams via trade and several free agents signed lucrative deals as teams continue to jockey for position ahead of the upcoming 2017 season.  With baseball’s hot stove season now in full swing,… Read more

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