Sports

How to Motivate a Free Agent?

Note:  This is Ed Giese writing.  I am guest blogging for my son Andrew this week, who is on vacation.  He’ll be back with another great post next week. Most professional sports leagues have some variation of two ways to acquire athletes for their teams:  a draft or free agency.  I recently read a decent article comparing the two systems in the …

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Ignorance in Our Hope To Attain Righteousness

The following excerpt is from an interview of Brian Scalabrine after the Celtics beat the Lakers in the 2008 NBA Finals. Reporter: “How was it for you, watching from the sideline not able to play even one little second in the Finals. Was that hard?” Scalabrine: “Why would you think that’s funny? I’ll tell you, …

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Sports Gambling and Business: How One Man Is Using Vegas as an Underwriter

This past Sunday was Super Bowl Sunday and the pinnacle of America’s hottest new past time, sports gambling. The American Gaming Association estimates that Americans wagered $4.3 billion on the big game. One man, Jim McIngvale, won a whopping $2.72 million! At first, this looks like extravagant, rich guy gambling, but there is more going …

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