No Matter What The Sport, Ex-Athletes Agree Fantasy Is Growing…


No matter what the sport or the level of management, the infusion of gambling and fantasy gaming into the conversation is hard to avoid. Tuesday night at the regular monthly gathering of the New York Sports Venture Capital proved the point as three elite former athletes took … [Read more...]

Healthcare Coalition Uses Athletes To Deliver Its Message…

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Trying to get a very busy and cash-challenged American public to focus on changing the bureaucratic healthcare system is certainly not easy, especially during the holiday season. However the hidden out of pocket costs when a person has to go out of their network even for simple … [Read more...]

As The NFL Reels From Dark Days, Five Who Do It Right…


It has been a tough few weeks for the NFL, with the devastating video in the saga of former Rutgers standout Ray Rice leading the way. We felt it appropriate to take a look at five local current or former players doing it right, something which doesn't always get top billing but … [Read more...]

As Training Camp Opens, Giants Others Start Their “Quest” At Home…


It used to be a rite of summer as the local NFL team headed off to some far-off  college for several weeks of hardnosed, secretive out of the way training camp that as conducted without distractions. Fans had to travel to find you, media was restricted, and the business of … [Read more...]

Head To Head Challenge Looks Like A Winner…


It hasn’t been the best of falls for either the fans of the New York Giants or the Washington redskins, but that doesn’t mean the last of wins has stopped the continued off-field hype of the teams stars. From Robert Griffin III promotions all over Maryland and Virginia to Eli … [Read more...]

Cutting Through The Pharma Brand Mix…


If you are a large scale player in the healthcare field these days, it certainly is not easy trying to set yourself apart.  Trying to find a niche, delivering your message, and most importantly effectively and efficiently serving the needs of the consumer are all major challenges … [Read more...]

Giants “Quest” For A New Partner Works…


We all know in sports, timing is everything. So it makes great sense, especially in sports that use a clock to measure game length, that the timing category is of great value to both brands and properties, and in many cases, to athletes. Tennis and gold for example, usually have … [Read more...]

Wrestlemania Re-Affirms WWE Brand Power…


There was probably a time when the NFL would have shied away from seeing the WWE as anything but an encumbrance to business. After all for at least part of its history, the publicly trade company has been awash in misogyny, steroid use, violence and controversy. But today the … [Read more...]

Good Moves: Rose Coming Back, Bronze Snoopy, High Tech Sponsors


Time for a little best practices roundup...three good ones from this week... ROSE ON THE COMEBACK TRAIL: Most times an athlete’s rehab is behind a wall of secrecy and HIP-AA regulations. We seldom see the work he or she outs in as we concentrate on those who have replaced even … [Read more...]

Still The Best Ahead For Lin, Dickey

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Last year if you said to a sports marketer the names "Lin Dickey" he or she may have thought you were talking about the former NFL quarterback Lynn Dickey and maybe some kind of retro fantasy camp idea for old Packers or Houston Oilers. Today, especially in the mega-market of New … [Read more...]