Billy Beane’s Disruption Had a Purpose

One of the buzzwords of the business world, particularly start-ups, is “disruption.” It has been seen as a virtue....

Can eSports Fill a Mid-Major Void on College Campuses?

Big East, others seem to think it makes good brand sense This fall if you want to watch most—if not all—of your favorite mid-major schools compete in athletics, from football and soccer to volleyball and even fall baseball or softball, you are probably out of luck as most universities (not playing Power 5 football) have put sports on hold. Sort of. There is still a place in the coming...

ROSTER MOVES (Oct 2020)

Oct 2020 staff moves and industry news in one spot — updated as they happen, so make sure you...

Fire Goal in Return to Soldier Field? Revitalizing Fan Base

Five months late, Chicago Fire FC finally held their homecoming game. Instead of a chilly March Saturday afternoon, a muggy August Tuesday night marked the team’s COVID-delayed return to Soldier Field. The pitch, on the shores of Lake Michigan and—most importantly to new owner Joe Mansueto and MLS commissioner Don...

ROSTER MOVES (Sep 2020)

Sep 2020 staff moves and industry news in one spot — updated as they happen, so make sure you...