As the congratulatory wishes come in to mark the 50th birthday of Michael Jordan, one the greatest basketball players of all time, I am struck by the iconic image of MJ in flight and what it represents for all of us.
As amusing as the entire thing is, the strength of the sketch lies within its realism.
Growing up in an all-girl family put me at a huge disadvantage in terms of major league football. I started dating my future husband in winter. I had no idea he was from a fanatical football family. He seemed so steady, so reasonable. Turns out, he was just dormant.
Two things are happening in this year's race to Super Bowl advertising greatness: 1. Early social buzz and engagement are critical. Nearly everyone'...
This is a crisis of character for Manti Te'o. Scouts around the NFL and people around the country are wondering what Manti Te'o is made of. They wonder if his judgment and character are as non-existent as Lennay Kekua. I hope he figures it out and proves them wrong.
In a previous piece I described Lance as "one of the biggest control freaks in history." It came out in the interview time and time again. I'm pretty sure that he wishes that forgiveness could be switched on.
The ESPNs of the world have made "character" an attribute of athletic worthiness every bit as important as how fast someone runs the 40, or how far one can hit a baseball. In the process, the sports media complex has appropriated for itself the mantle of moral arbiter.
Operating bowl games is not an inexpensive venture. What then, motivated ESPN Regional Television to become an owner and operator of seven non-BCS bowl games?
For reasons only you could articulate, you called into question the blackness of Robert Griffin III. You went so far as to essentially grade his blackness. Have you ever publicly or privately questioned whether a white person was white enough?
Working with leading talent from around the globe DK Johnston and his Arts Fund partners have been able to add water to mid-career creatives and help take their marketing, business, and financials to the next level.
When someone mentions the city of Chicago and the topic of sports, basketball will surely arise in the discussion. Basketball in Chicago is a lifestyle.
I've found out over the years that if you have a disagreement with your boss -- no matter where you work -- the person with the most power wins. Always.
I began to think that perhaps these sports reporters and crews don't know how good they have it. Perhaps they don't realize that they are living out the dream thousands of young aspiring journalists have.
It hurt to watch my Green Bay Packers lose a must-win football game due to the shoddy work of replacement officials who have absolutely no business walking the NFL's sidelines. But what hurts even more is that Packers fans got exactly what they voted for.
Women have come a long way in sports, as evidenced by the 40th anniversary of Title IX this year. It's time that the NFL and the networks that cover it keep the ball rolling.
What is a movie's sell-by date? Studios give tremendous care to the timing of a release date, taking into account competitive films, holidays, market analysis, and executive instincts above my paygrade.