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MLB avoids lockout w/new 5yr CBA deal

A surprisingly turbulent process concluded with the optimal result Wednesday night, just hours before the deadline, when Major League Baseball and the Players Association announced a tentative, five-year collective bargaining agreement to keep the... Read More

MLB Names Blast Motion Official Bat Sensor Technology

Blast Baseball Named the Official Bat Sensor Technology of Major League Baseball® Blast Motion, an industry innovator focused on advanced sensor-based motion capture, swing analysis, and 360-degree game improvement solutions, today announced a... Read More

The 111th World Series By The Numbers w/ @WalletHub

The Mets and Royals are ready to square off, and WalletHub is right there with them. The personal finance website crunched the numbers in honor of the 111th World Series, amassing a collection of interesting facts and figures related to the event –... Read More

Avoid the Crowds and Enjoy the Suite Life at an Affordable Cost with @SuiteHop

SuiteHop launched today, providing an easy way for fans to enjoy a luxury suite experience at sports and entertainment venues across the United States. SuiteHop’s streamlined platform allows users to directly book entire suites or individual seats in... Read More

THE LNP SHOW S1E4 #Amsterdam

Join Ted Hicks (Dad, Husband & Son) as he moderates the #LNPShow that discusses the latest trends and game changers in parenting, technology, education, sports & product reviews. Jeannie Levedahl, Founder, Hip Baby [email protected].. Read More

Why @LongIsland needs @TheNYCosmos for economic growth w/o the @MLS backing.

In the 1990s, I attended the Million Man March – which was held in Washington, D.C. During one of the many speeches –a featured speaker posed a question:  Please name something that’s always being built-in America? My immediate response... Read More

JHam’s big bat is broken, History and the Triple Crown!

The Texas Rangers handed Jared Weaver (5-1) his first loss of the season.  Josh Hamilton chased Weaver in the 4th inning with a 2 run double.  The score at the time was 8-2.   Hamilton was using a pink bat for Mother’s Day but decided to pull out... Read More

Not your dad’s Texas Rangers

Last Friday my beloved Texas Rangers 40th season (in Texas, not counting the Senators) got underway.   It was a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox that was won with great starting pitching and timely hitting.  Something that has eluded this... Read More

Is the General Manager of any professional sport out of work?

Has the title of general manager become obsolete?  (At season’s end – each professional sports league will award an Executive of the Year.)  Not discounting the work, the qualifications or even the input.  We’re just not sure at that very... Read More

The “UFC on FOX” and why it matters to Boxing.

Some may comment that professional boxing is on life support.  I might be one to partially agree with that notion.  In our latest version of “Days of our Lives” Bob Arum  feuds with Dana White over the UFC prime-time debut on the night of the... Read More

NBC Sports Network gets prepared to battle ESPN.

Earlier this year, Comcast’s acquisition of NBC Universal created a regional sports network and digital platform.  NBC began to lay the foundation to rival the “powerhouse” ESPN and challenge its dominance in the sports media world.  The... Read More

The economics and technology that surrounds the New York City Marathon

The ING New York City Marathon is scheduled is for Sunday, Nov6th.  When it comes to City Revenue – Sporting Events – not much comes close to the NYC marathon.  (it’s been mentioned that its equivalent to the revenue generated by a... Read More

NY Yankees: Time to re-tool for NO#28

In Yankee-land – no World Series means FAILURE.  When you add in a 200MIL payroll and ownership with the last name Steinbrenner – it’s all about retooling for next season and making the best business decisions for the organization. Derek... Read More

Alderson, succession planning and Selig retiring in 2012.

This is the article that I didn’t get the chance to write prior to Bud Selig re-assigning close confidant, Sandy Alderson to manage day-to-day operations with the NY METS!  Not sure where to start, but Sandy Alderson’s career has been well... Read More

Win, Lose or Draw – C.C. opts out at the close of the season.

The 800lb gorilla has sat in the room since the day Brian Cashman had to go All-IN to over pay for C.C. Sabathia a 7YR, 161MIL deal in 2008.  Don’t get me wrong – C.C. has performed as advertised.  Fast Forward – three years and you can... Read More

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