Entries Tagged as 'Sports Biz'

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Two Great Articles by Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis is an author who is best known for writing Liar’s Poker. The book is an account of his experience working as an Investment Banker at Solomon Brothers in the mid 1980′s. Lewis’ remarkable stories about the excesses of fiancé quickly became Wall Street lore. Lewis has also written about Sillicon Valley (The New [...]

Monday, December 1st, 2008

It’s So Good It Must Be Fantasy

On most autumn Sundays, you can find me on my couch in my own little fantasy world. More specifically, I’m in my own little fantasy football world. I have one eye watching football on television but the rest of me is frantically switching between tabs on my web browser following multiple games on CBSSports.com Gamecenter. [...]

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Olympic Thoughts

Watching the closing ceremonies of the Olympics was a bittersweet moment for me (and it had nothing to do with learning that the fireworks were fake!). I’ve so thoroughly enjoyed tuning in each day over the past few weeks that I’m sad to see it end. Perhaps the amazing accomplishments and worldwide interest in the [...]

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

TitleTown USA IS the Wackness

The moment my toddler brain was actually developed enough to comprehend Sports (thanks in part to a few Boo Harvey buzzer beaters) Sportscenter replaced Sesame Street and Thundercats on my television set. Twenty years later, I’ve yet to change the channel. I even remember exactly where I was and who I was with (Colby, brett [...]

Friday, June 27th, 2008

The Internet Will Be Televised

This week I had one of those geeky internet “A HA” moments when I actually believe that I can see into the future of digital media. As I said, geeky…but let me explain. A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post about hulu.com and how it is fast becoming one of my favorite websites. [...]

Friday, November 16th, 2007

Sports Media & Technology Conference

This week I attended the Sports Media & Technology conference presented by The Sports Business Journal and the Fantasy Sports Association. The conference is one of the few events in the sports industry where the spotlight is supposedly on digital sports media. While the conference certainly focused on leveraging new technologies and distribution platforms to [...]

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

Sports Sponsorship Symposium

Last week I attended the Relay Sports Sponsorship Symposium at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel. I was hoping to interact with brand marketers and get a peak inside their minds for a bit. Sometimes, dealing with marketers, usually through advertising sales, things can boil down to the nitty gritty and you lose track of [...]

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

nextSports: From Start To Finish

I’ve been a member of nextNY for about a year now. It’s a NYC networking group with a focus on tech and digital media and tends to attract the entrepreneurial types. On the website the description is that nextNY “is basically a fun way to connect both socially and professionally with young people who have [...]

Saturday, May 19th, 2007

My Frost Heave Destiny?

Last week I came across this article on SI.com by Alexander Wolff. Besides being an esteemed and award-winning writer for Sports Illustrated, Wolff also is the owner and president of the Vermont Frost Heaves, the defending champions in the American Basketball Association. Wolff is looking for a new GM for the Frost Heaves and encouraged [...]

Friday, March 30th, 2007

IMG World Congress of Sports

I spent last Wednesday and Thursday (March 21-22) at the IMG World Congress of Sports conference at the Pierre in New York City. The WCOS is perhaps the most prestigious sports business conference and consists of luminary panelists and attendees within the sports business industry. Naturally, this conference is held annually in New York City [...]