With subscriber numbers falling and rights fees rising, the “worldwide leader in sports” is set to reach a point where revenue is lower than costs. By 2021, not only will ESPN be screwed but the entire sports industry could suffer.
With seemingly the whole world (okay, maybe just the U.S. and Brazil) engrossed in the Ryan Lochte scandal, one of the dominos to fall on the swimmer’s formerly-silver head was the loss of sponsors. Which begs the question: How does an athlete get dropped by a sponsor? Based on recent years in which the likes of Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice went through the scandal carousel, we’re closer to an answer.
The world’s fastest man also used to be the best at not giving a shit and destroying his competition anyway. Where have the pre-race nuggets and pompous attitude gone?
Imagine working for your favorite company for free. Now imagine that your job involves large amounts of physical activity, wearing heavy, protective gear, and being subjected to sudden outbursts of verbal abuse. Even if you loved the company, would you still do it? Welcome to the life of a college football walk-on.
Retired NBA player and eccentric party man Dennis Rodman has graced the world with a video explaining how he broke his penis three different times.
Sports are stressful. Watching sports is more stressful. Follow my journey to unplug.
As the 162+ game marathon that is Major League Baseball goes on, sports reporters appear more interested in new concession items than the actual season.
Take a look at an Awesome Nerd named Jon Cheng, he’s developed an interactive real-world video game that puts rock climbers in a race against time! Read More!