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...]

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...]

Cold Spring May Lead To Warm Future For Sixers, Devils

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The following ran on New Jersey Newsroom on Friday as well... It hasn’t been the easiest of winters for the owners of the New Jersey Devils and the Philadelphia 76ers, at least on the court and the ice. The Sixers have spent the season dumping salaries, name players and … [Read more...]

Thoughts From Another Year Of Learning At MIT Sloan Sports Analytics…

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It was once rightfully so called “Geekfest,” a small to medium size gathering of young men looking to figure out how to make statistical analysis more relevant. However the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference as a brand has now grown into an event that has probably even … [Read more...]

Is Curling On A Straight Path To Success?

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There was a joke in the old hit TV series “The Odd Couple” where Oscar tells Felix he is going to cover the Curling Championships, and an excited Felix replies “I didn’t know hair dressers had a sport.” That was then, and I’m sure the sport of curling appreciated the national TV … [Read more...]

Swing and a Miss: College Baseball Opening Day Comes, No One Notices

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It is here again with very little notice, starting on Friday the 13th and going into NBA All-Star Weekend, while both last weekend and next weekend remain open for possibilities. The official start of college baseball season. While most media outlets are closely following every … [Read more...]

Navigating The Sports Digital Space With Chris Russo…

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As we get through Super Bowl weekend, there are few that understand the convergence of digital, fantasy and the NFL better than Chris Russo. Russo has been ahead of the curve in his time at the NFL, in his time as the founder of what was Fantasy Sports Ventures and became The Big … [Read more...]

Is An Olympic Gamble On The Horizon?

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The past few weeks have been another whirlwind of activity around the fantasy sports and gaming space. There was the news that European soccer clubs like FC Barcelona were embracing pay fantasy sports more and more, a host of pieces on FanDuel and Draft Kings reporting record … [Read more...]

“Always Write Big,” Catching Up With Master Storyteller Aaron Cohen…

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You may not know Aaron Cohen, but if you are a fan of sports documentaries you know of him. Ever watch ‘24/7” or “The Road To The Winter Classic” or some of the great “30 For 30” pieces on ESPN and marvel at the storytelling and how it comes together? That’s his work. A master … [Read more...]

Columbia Roars With Unique Sponsor…

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This past fall Columbia University garnered a slew of coverage for its football team; not the coverage you would want usually as the Lions again slogged to a winless season in the ever-improving Ivy League, but the noise around the program in a major media market showed that … [Read more...]