Monthly Archive:: September 2011

THE RIGHT THING TO DO

Joe Torre, executive vice president of operations for Major League Baseball, explained away the League’s decision requiring all teams to wear official team hats on September 11 saying, “Certainly it’s not a lack of respect. It’s just something we feel …

ARE FANS DISTRACTED BY MOBILE PHONES?

There is a disturbing trend developing in sports: fans are no longer fans. Sports fans have become so preoccupied tweeting, texting, taking pics on their mobile phones — curating and sharing their experience — they have become “digitally distracted” according …

MANNING SIGNING RECKLESS

Indianapolis Colts president Bill Polian made a reckless business decision this past summer when he re-signed Peyton Manning to a five-year, $90 million deal. While his commitment to retaining Manning was received by overwhelming fan support, sans a physical, the …