Help Wanted

As we ramp up the new TMR, we are also ramping up our stable of contributors. Are you ready...

ROSTER MOVES (Jan/Feb 2019)

PEOPLE Rick Alessandri named special advisor and equity investor of Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) (link) Alexandra Baldwin promoted to...

Commercial Kings

You watched the Super Bowl, and you saw the ads. Some made you laugh, some made you cry, some...

Fear and Loathing at Fan Fest

In the last two weeks, I went to the winter fan festivals for both Chicago baseball teams. I know, I know, I have a very glamorous job. Aside from the vague optimism that radiates at these “fests,” there were also some sports marketing angles. While I loathe giving you all-Chicago stories, I thought these would be interesting. Cubs Convention was the site of the official announcement that the Wrigley...

Hitting the Links

Links to recent — and interesting — sports business stories of TMR relevance around the interwebs... Loyal Knicks Fans...

Hawks Meet Their Match

Peter Sorckoff’s wife had a very good question for him. Given his marital status, why was he downloading Tinder,...

Gifts That Keep On Giving

It’s the first day, almost second night, of Hanukkah and all I want is a President Abe Lincoln Christmas...

Paying a Premium

The average NBA ticket is up 3.4 percent -- to $54.98 -- according to our Fan Cost Index, but that...