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...]

Lesson To be Learned For Boston 2024; Volunteer!

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Thursday night as the United States Olympic Committee announced that Boston was their bid choice for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, the worlds of LinkedIn, social media and networking immediately began to heat up. Young people, and their parents, started sending resumes around to … [Read more...]

Warriors Winning The D-league Business Too…

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It has been a good year to be the Warriors. From the on and off-court success in the Bay Area to their D-League franchise down the coast in Santa Cruz, all things Golden State are humming along.  While many followers are well aware of the landmark season Steve Kerr's team is … [Read more...]

Get Well, Sixers “Superstat”

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This past weekend we were saddened and worried to hear that the remaining original employee still employed by the NBA, the Philadelphia 76ers Harvey Pollock, was involved in a car accident that left him with some very bad injuries. Reports are that he is on the road to recovery, … [Read more...]

The View From The Bleachers: Catching Up with B/R Editor-in-Chief Joe Yanarella

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Joe Yanarella, a fellow 1985 Fordham University graduate, has had a 25+ year career in publishing, including stints as a sportswriter at two daily newspapers and management stops at two different print publishers. He joined Bleacher Report in 2009 as its first Editor-in-Chief, a … [Read more...]

As NBA Season Tips, Three Ideas That Score…

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As the NBA season gets going, here are three of the many best practices teams have put forth this past week, with many more to come. Sixers, Media, Mix It up: The relationship between teams and media members is probably as cautious and contentious in some cases as it has ever … [Read more...]

Selfie Olympics? I Saw An Ad…

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It is always interesting to see what attacker brands will do to try and cut through the clutter. This past week there was a half-page ad in the New York Times from the Chinese cell phone company Meitu, in English and Chinese, in the form of an “Open letter” to IOC President … [Read more...]