Monthly Archives: September 2013

Mush Zinger on the continuing commercialization of sports

From Phil Mushnick’s most recent column: Look at it this way: If you buy one of those MLB-licensed Mariano Rivera baseball bats, you can display it alongside your Wayne Gretzky goalie mask. Classic Mush.  The whole colunn is worth reading.  … Continue reading

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Rare Praise for Members of the Golf Media

There’s seldom anything to cheer in the golf media, but I recently came across two instances of golf journalism worth pointing out.  Both writers, as it turns out, are connected to Sports Illustrated. The first is a small but defining … Continue reading

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Rory McIlroy trying yet another management team

Reports out this morning about Rory McIlroy’s new management team, his third in two years. Maybe this one, which seems to have a lot of family and family friends involved, can get him out of the Nike

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A Tale of Two Numbers

Did you hear the news item this morning about the 15 percent of adult Americans who still do not use the Internet?  My gosh, who are these people?  Certainly they are not a group the media or advertisers much cater … Continue reading

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Steroid Nation: A golf fan’s book review (with the following in mind: Biogenesis, Anthony Galea, Tim Finchem, Tiger Woods, and the PGA’s urine-only drug testing policy)

Ever since the Terez Owens report that Tiger Woods’ name is on the Biogenesis customer list, I’ve been educating myself on PEDs in

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Jack Nicklaus Goes to the Well, Again

Anyone notice the stories last week about Jack Nicklaus saying “Woods will beat his major record.”  Jack “remains confident” Woods will surpass him. Kind of out of the blue, right?  Apropos of nothing.  Well, consider this:  The prestigious Presidents Cups … Continue reading

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