Ed Note: This article appears courtesy What You Pay For Sports. Charlie Ergen has somehow managed to change the game and keep it the same in one fell swoop. The Dish Network Chairman sent a few shock waves through the television business...Show More Summary
In 1946, Bill Veeck, baseball's maverick owner, had a bold idea that changed the national pastime forever. Disgusted with the racial segregation of the game in the South, Veeck, then owner of the Cleveland Indians, proposed relocating his team's spring home from Ocala, Florida, to Tucson, Arizona. Show More Summary
Portal: Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game is an upcoming board game from Cryptozoic Entertainment based on the critically acclaimed video game franchise Portal from developer Valve Software. The title may change as development continues. Show More Summary
I was honored on several occasions to speak with Dr. Frank Jobe. The pioneering sports surgeon is the Babe Ruth of surgery, most famous for his development of the now-common ulnar collateral ligament replacement surgery. You might know it as Tommy John surgery. Show More Summary
Now it's Sony's turn for change as Jack Tretton, a 19-year veteran, exits the U.S. games division.
In an age of cord cutting, some cords are getting even more relevant. MHL has already been helping us stream …
Chinese money-market funds offered by the likes of Alibaba took off over the past year, but now things are getting tougher.
Here is my latest in Vegas Seven, about two Caesars transactions that, I think, augur the future: It’s no secret that both online and social gaming are growing; millions of people play “for free” each day, and at least 10 states—including California and Texas—are mulling the legalization of straight-up online gambling. The two transactions show […]
Ahead of BitSummit this weekend, Q-Games has announced a name change for its upcoming PixelJunk Inc., a 2D sandbox game about building a soup empire coming to Steam Early Access on March 13, 2014. (You've seen the.gifs, yes?) Going forward,...Show More Summary
(Not so) Big News! Your Facebook news feed is about to undergo yet another transformation. Are you ready for the big reveal? Tada! Let’s play a game. What’s changed? Frankly, not that much but it’s still visually very different. First, the page now has a light blue background which makes the left sidebar pop because […]
My 7-year-old son, possibly the biggest sports fan on the planet, had the Nets-Lakers game on his radio as he fell asleep on the night of Jason Collins' first game in Brooklyn. As I tucked him in, we heard a talk radio host ask, "Why...Show More Summary
We can learn some valuable lessons about plotting, characters, and expectations from watching (or reading) 'Game of Thrones.' Column by Richard Thomas NOTE: THERE WILL BE MAJOR 'GAME OF THRONES' SPOILERS BELOW (Also, forgive any spelling...Show More Summary
Arsene Wenger wants the English football season to prioritise Premier League games over FA Cup matches by altering the final stages of the latter competition to midweek fixtures. The Arsenal boss speaks ahead of a hectic March for his...Show More Summary
Given the academic circles I run in, it’s not surprising that one of the most repeated stories crossing my social media feeds yesterday had to do with the changes to the SAT. Starting in 2015, the essay section will no longer be mandatory, and they’re going to reconfigure the reading and math sections to emphasize…
While a bunch of whiny athletes (who took long fossil fueled trips to Sochi) whined about “climate change” and so many made a big deal about the 2014 Games being “carbon neutral” (they gave it a shot considering how often the water,Show More Summary
The CES showcased an array of incredible technology. Everything from curved televisions to driverless cars debuted at the convention, with these awe-inspiring gadgets giving a nod towards the potential future. One industry that …
Mobile game analytics firm GameAnalytics today revealed a large-scale shift in its operations, with a major new platform launch, and a company-wise name change....
SLAM Kicks: Basketball Sneakers that Changed the Game is the new book by SLAM Magazine editor-in-chief Ben Osborne that sheds some light on the multi-billion dollar industry revolving around sneaker collecting. In particular, the book gives… ‘SLAM’ Magazine Takes a Look at Basketball Sneakers that Changed the Game is a post by Fritz Radtke on Highsnobiety.
Google has introduced an update to Google Play Games, where some would say that changes that were thrown into the mix this time around would make the entire app worth downloading and installing. Of course, there will always be someone...Show More Summary
Here’s the Los Angeles Times blog reporting on the Lakers, who entering Wednesday’s games are tied with the New York Knicks for the 5th worst record in the NBA: The Lakers appear to be mulling over a lineup change. Since joining the team in December after the franchise suffered a slew of injuries at point guard, Kendall [...]