The Ice Bucket Challenge: where it began

August 26, 2014 Kevin Luo 0

Over the last month, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become the biggest trend in the United States. For those who don’t know what it is, the viral activity is a social media challenge where a person has to either dump a bucket of ice water on themselves or donate $100 to Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research. […]

One year later, Boston standing strong

April 29, 2014 Kevin Luo 0

“Put yourself in Meb’s shoes” were the last words said in Skechers’s new commercial for their Go Run Ride 3 sneakers. However, this past week, the entire city of Boston and everyone in the United States were running with Meb Keflezighi as he became the first American citizen to win the Boston Marathon since 1983, according to the Associated Press. […]

Taking fantasy sports to the next level

April 29, 2014 Kevin Luo 0

This Monday, April 28, is a potentially revolutionary day in the history of sports and sports business. We always hear when teams sign players. They’re making an investment in the player, but soon the world may be able to make an investment in a player. Vernon Davis, tight end for the San Francisco 49ers, is set to be the first player to have an Initial Public Offering (IPO). This means that shares of stock in this athlete will be traded on the secondary financial markets. […]

Northwestern lawsuit a watershed moment

April 1, 2014 Kevin Luo 1

This past week, we witnessed a monumental moment in the history of college athletics: the Northwestern Football Team won their case in the Chicago District of the National Labor Relations Board and were ruled to […]

Play-in games dilute Madness quality

March 25, 2014 Kevin Luo 1

Nothing in sports compares to March Madness, which consists of the top 68 teams in men’s college basketball competing in a single elimination tournament for one thing: the chip. It’s one of my favorite sporting […]

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