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How cable companies could make more money from me as a sports fan

June 13, 2013

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There are so many ways I can get access to movies and TV shows. But with many live sporting events, you either need to be at the game in-person or pay a huge monthly cable/satellite bill in order to watch the ones you want. With all the choices we have as consumers, you’d think there would be more than two ways to pay to see a live sporting event in 2013. I’m not asking for free; I’m asking for different ways to spend my money to access a product.

ESPN loves a good Tebow story, even more than a John Wall 47-point performance

March 26, 2013

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John Wall scored 47 points for the Washington Wizards on Monday night in the team’s 107-94 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. With that, “Wall is the first player to record at least 47 points, 8 assists and 7 rebounds in a game since LeBron James recorded 51 points, 8 assists and 11 rebounds on February […]

The tweet that Deadspin left out

March 15, 2013

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Deadspin posted a story Thursday stating, “ESPN has suspended [Bill] Simmons from Twitter for a few days after he called the Skip Bayless-Richard Sherman First Take meltdown last week awful and embarrassing.” In the piece, Deadspin’s John Koblin points out two tweets Simmons sent: I am not defending this segment – youtu.be/j6x-O3kb1sI – I thought […]

WAKA Kickball on ESPN’s Mike & Mike

August 12, 2011

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I came across this on YouTube this morning. A few years ago, former NFL player Mike Golic of ESPN’s Mike & Mike show stumbled upon a WAKA Kickball game in Connecticut and ended up rolling out the first pitch. Here he is talking about it on the show. Related articles There are no lockouts in […]

On the Web, Athletes are Leaving Money on the Table

December 10, 2009

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More athletes need web pages. This doesn’t sound like something that should have to be said in 2009, but Google your favorite athlete and see what comes up. Chances are the first few results are for stats/bio pages on the big sports sites—like ESPN.com or Yahoo! Sports—or for Wikipedia pages. Sometimes the top results are […]

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