He’s The BOSS: Using Sports To Educate In High School

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The question of how to motivate young people to be more engaged in education in the United States has been raised for decades. Standardized tests, core curriculum, better use of technology, life experience, micro-schools focused on trades, charter schools have all been bandied … [Read more...]

Wrestling Is Off The Mat And Back On Its Feet

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A little over two years ago, wrestling as a sport was in trouble. Removed from the Olympics and struggling for relevance, what was one of the world’s oldest sports was on its way to infamy. Fast forward to today, and it looks like the sport is continuing to get up off the mat, … [Read more...]

More Needed: MLB Managers On Twitter

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One of the biggest challenges and opportunities new MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has talked about is how to keep millennials engaged and involved in the game of baseball. While it is no secret that the folks at MLB Advanced media continue to use the digital space to enhance the … [Read more...]

“Chopper Dropper” Lets FIT Create It’s Own “March Madness”

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In the myriad of big time sports on the intercollegiate level in the state of Florida, Florida Tech is still finding its way despite their successful history in some sports. Right now a Division II school with a growing interest in football, the Panthers sit back and watch in … [Read more...]

Timing Is Everything In Baseball: Why Will Ferrell’s Stunt Was One for The Ages…

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Last year at the IMG World Congress of Sport, Funny or Die co-founder (and former ESPN exec) Dick Glover talked openly about how the platform had grown and how, on occasion, sports would find its way into a skit or two. The important thing, he added, was the scenes had to be … [Read more...]

Looking For A “Daily Payoff”

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Earlier this week, The Daily Payoff, the first U.S.-based platform to cover all business aspects of the gaming and gambling businesses had its official launch. The site will look to have the most comprehensive national and international news in verticals that will include the … [Read more...]

30 Games, 30 Days; #GiveASpit and Bone Marrow Transplant Awareness

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If there was ever a personality meant for talk radio it is Nestor Aparicio. No matter where he has worked in and around Baltimore, “Nasty” as he is sometimes known, has never been a shrinking violet, and is never ever without an opinion or something to say. Sometimes he has … [Read more...]

Simple Idea Scores: Dribble 2 Work Day

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The NCAA Women’s Final Four in Tampa this year will have all the usual buzz, hype, sold out crowds and pageantry that would be expected from an elite celebration of elite teams. There will be the FanFests, the memorabilia, the sponsor events and a host of community projects … [Read more...]

Small Size, Huge Talent; Talking Sports Biz With The Browns Andrew Hawkins

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This time of year has become conference time for some reason; Leaders In Sport, MIT Sloan, SEME, SINC, Sportel, World Congress of Sports, IEG, SxSW, SMWW at the NFL Draft Combine, the Kellogg School, SABR, Hashtag Sports…there is hardly a day, let alone a week from mid-February … [Read more...]