Patriots Stumble Their Way To Yet Another Disheartening Victory

For the middle 30 minutes of yesterday's game, the Patriots played well. The first 15 and final 15 - not as much. The Patriots withstood three fourth quarter touchdowns from the Indianapolis Colts and managed a 31-24 win at Gillette Stadium to move to 9-3 on the season. Let's get right to the grim analysis. Late fade … Continue reading Patriots Stumble Their Way To Yet Another Disheartening Victory

Sports Media Musings: Bill Simmons Stars In Tommy Boy, Lessons from Portnoy, Quick Musings

Bill Simmons doesn't like making you pay for his content. I believe that. I really do. On his podcast with Chuck Klosterman, before his best-selling tome The Book of Basketball was released,  Simmons rationalized the 700 page length saying, "I didn't want to split it up into two volumes. I hate making people pay for … Continue reading Sports Media Musings: Bill Simmons Stars In Tommy Boy, Lessons from Portnoy, Quick Musings

The Future Of Media – “Value-Added Insight”

By Roy Reiss Did you happen to notice how the University of Arizona recently announced the hiring of their new football coach? https://twitter.com/greg_byrne/status/138777752001187840 “And the new Arizona football coach and his family is…..” tweeted Athletic Director Greg Byrnes. It included a link to an iPhone photo of Byrnes, the new coach and his family. No … Continue reading The Future Of Media – “Value-Added Insight”