Category Archives: Sports

So far, so good for Brazil – FT

Good piece. Fears that Brazil’s infrastructure would be overwhelmed have so far proven overblown. There have been some flight cancellations, poor communications at some games and other problems, but the FT’s Brazil bureau chief Joseph Leahy reports that generally things … Continue reading

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Nike Beats

Nike beat estimates and is trading up 3.6 percent in the after hours session.  We picked up a small position thinking it should take out its high at $80.26 in the next few days. Here’s an interesting breakdown of sales … Continue reading

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Managing Manchester United – FT

Manchester United has confirmed the departure of manager David Moyes after less than a season in charge. Management editor Andrew Hill and leisure industries correspondent Roger Blitz discuss the lessons to be drawn from Moyes’ departure. For more video content … Continue reading

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Happy Jackie Robinson Day!

Major League Baseball celebrates today to remember  Jackie Robinson’s major league debut on April 15, Opening Day in 1947.   What a great hero. Have a listen to the song, Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball? (click here … Continue reading

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Football (European) Wealth – Economist

The income and ownership of Europe’s leading football team – Economist (click here if video is not observable)

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PGA TOUR Top 10: All-Time Long Hitters

Go long!  Here’s a little diversion from the salt mine. Through the years the PGA TOUR has produced some long hitters that have transformed the game of golf. Check out the Top 10 all-time long hitters in the history of … Continue reading

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Messi’s Records

Nice info g from the Barcelona website. Click to enlarge. (click here if infographic is not observable)

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Imperfect Substitutes…

To say the least! Take a look at this, The Lingerie Football League Announces That It Fired “A Couple Crews Which Apparently Are Now Officiating In The NFL” Because Of Incompetence Because of the LFL’s perception it is that much … Continue reading

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Usain Bolt vs. Gravity

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Nonlinear Thinking: Summer Olympics, 2020

Great Olympics! Excellent  job by the Brits pulling off a stunning two weeks of sport and games.   Cheers to David and Boris!  Here’s something to think about until Rio via an interesting piece in Popular Science about how technology may … Continue reading

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