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Sport as Drug

Sport as Drug

It didn’t take long for the hypnotic cocktail of fandom, apathy, and indifference to kick in. It doesn’t usually take very long. Part …

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The Sterling SILVER Example

The Sterling SILVER Example

Sport has the power of uncertainty, the unexpected, the surprise. On Tuesday, the sports world enjoyed one of the biggest upsets in history. NBA …

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….the stadium experience is designed to distract you

….the stadium experience is designed to distract you

The days of simply going to see a game are so distant that it does not matter very much when we miss the action on …

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Nightmare on Boylston Street

Nightmare on Boylston Street

The marathon bombing in Boston on Monday was the realization of every event organizer’s worst nightmare. Terrorism is an ever-present threat wherever there is …

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….the NCAA could start paying student-athletes their worth

….the NCAA could start paying student-athletes their worth

The debate over paying university athletes has raged for decades and has only intensified in recent years as schools have sought conference realignment with the …

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Looking Forward – Buying and Selling Tickets

Looking Forward – Buying and Selling Tickets

We are in the midst of a ticketing revolution that began over a decade ago.  For years, teams sold the same seat for the same …

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Stories to Watch: 2013 Predictions

Stories to Watch:  2013 Predictions

Welcome to 2013, a sports business world without labour disruptions or team ownership controversies, a sports business world with escalating revenue and salary expenses.  What …

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The College Athletics Fiscal Cliff

The College Athletics Fiscal Cliff

You can’t visit a news website, read a paper, or tune into cable news without being bombarded by the so-called “Fiscal Cliff” that is looming …

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….the Sports Industry has reason to give thanks!

….the Sports Industry has reason to give thanks!

While millions of Americans today will be giving thanks and feasting on turkey, stuffing, delicious food, and football, the sports industry can look ahead to …

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….the Presidential Election matters to the Sports Industry

….the Presidential Election matters to the Sports Industry

During this season of major rivalry, offensive and defensive play-calling, and Hail Mary passes, one might be forgiven for thinking that the most popular sport …

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Motive

Motive

In sport as in life, it is important to consider the motives behind ideas, actions, and words.
It is popular to convey a message to fans …

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We Love Competition!

We Love Competition!

It is in our nature to be drawn to competition.  As a society we thrive on participating and spectating in competitive situations because it adds …

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