How Basketball Helped Pendlebury – Pen & Paper Sports, Johaan Forbes-Anthony. My boyfriend put money on Scott Pendlebury to win the Brownlow this year so, of course, I was rooting for him. He’s a quiet player – not big and showy like some of the others – but he’s talented, you can’t argue that! And apparently… basketball helped him with this.
Is An Exit Fee A Barrier To Entry? – The Sports Economist, Phil Miller. Barriers to entry mean that it’s hard to get into an industry. In this case… it’s kinda the opposite. If Notre Dame leave the ACC, they’ll have to pay a fee. A bit backwards… but is it a barrier to entry?
EDIT: Sorry, guys. I scheduled this to post but forgot about it so I didn’t finish it before I ran away for the weekend. Rookie mistake – so unprofessional, I know. But here are the last three and don’t worry – I’ll be giving you a great post, soon 🙂
From The President – NBLPA, Jacob Holmes. The NBLPA hasn’t been the most organized association in the past. But at the end of last year they decided they were going to sort it all out and become a sports powerhouse, so to speak. This is their action plan and, I gotta say, I wish I were involved!
Turning Participants to Fans: Bridging the Gap Between Recreational and Pro Track & Field Athletes – Sports Networker, George M. Perry. You know, I gotta admit, track and field isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when I think of pro sports. But I like how this article talks about how to identify the sport’s elite, and what to do with them once you do.
What I Learned From The Boston Red Sox – Thought Catalog, Kate Young. Not a news story, at all, but I am a Red Sox fan (inexplicably, since I’m from Hawaii…) and I love this article. Best quote? “There is not much louder than an angry Red Sox fan.” Yes, Kate. You are correct.