March 27, 2013

The Place That Makes a Riddle of Pitching

Veteran left-handed pitcher

(from New York Times, March 25, 2013) The Colorado Rockies were the joke of Major League Baseball (MLB) last year in terms of pitching.  As the 2013 season rolls around they look to make some major changes in the pitching rotation.  They also hope to adjust to the reality of pitching at a high altitude. […]

March 7, 2013

For Zubaz, Plans Change, Not the Stripes


(from New York Times, March 5, 2013) For the 2013 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 basketball tournament, Adidas plans on unveiling some “funky new basketball shorts.”  These peculiar shorts resemble a once popular brand of zebra-print pants called Zubaz.  Zubaz were a popular and very recognizable fashion trend during the early 1990’s.  Now, […]

February 20, 2013

A Company That Runs Prisons Will Have Its Name on a Stadium

Florida Atlantic University looks to rename football stadium after new naming rights deal

(from New York Times, February 19, 2013) Many universities and professional teams have been able to make huge financial gains by simply completing one small request.  That small request is to name their stadium after one of their sponsors.  This has become a big trend ever since stadium naming rights could be sold.  Most may […]

October 11, 2012

MLB Attendance Count Highest Since 2008


(from Sports Business Journal, October 8, 2012) Major League Baseball (MLB) concluded its 2012 regular season with much success in terms of ticket sales.  Ticket sales represent the strength and “health” of the league.  As ticket sales continue to increase overall for the league, it shows hope for the future. The MLB ended the 2012 […]