This year's Preakness mascot is Kegasus, half man, half horse. The whole idea is to draw "party animals." Let's see, music, lots of beer and a bikini contest. And you wonder why ticket sales are up 17%?
The Ryder Cup captains have ruled no tweeting, no Facebook during the tournament, which starts Friday. Too bad. I'd really like to know what they're thinking while their opponent is lining up a critical putt.
While the NBA has evolved into a must-see spectacle with worldwide cachet, its All-Star Game has devolved into a plodding exhibition that audiences increasingly shun. Here's how I'd change All-Star weekend.