I’m currently reading the book “Rebel Yell”, written by S. C. Gwynne, about the life of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson. Early in the book it describes a time in Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia) in which Jackson established himself as a worthy war general and tactician to be reckoned with. He was unassuming, disciplined, and boring by personality, but was as gifted as any in field tactics. (more…)
Lana Berry has done something pretty cool. She’s a social media consultant with a personal following of over 100,000 on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Her love of sports and social media (particularly baseball) has allowed her to meet, interact, and gain credibility with industry professionals. What she’s also done is built enough credibility within the industry to write an E-Book titled “Getting The Call: How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports”, which compiles answers from over 100 of those industry professionals on how they landed their jobs. (more…)
News flash: NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, makes a lot of money.
All jokes aside, there is something I can’t seem to wrap my mind around: How is it that since 2006 Goodell, who has made $180.5 million dollars since succeeding Paul Tagliabue in August of 2006, has managed to make such a staggering amount despite, really, only succeeding at one thing: fleecing the players in collective bargaining agreement. (more…)