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Hijacking the Show

“The fans bought a ticket. They can say what they want.” “These stupid marks are ruining the show for the rest of us who enjoy it.” Thus rages the fan-on-fan battle royal for ownership of WWE fandom. Much like the … Continue reading

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WWE Legends For The Sake Of WWE Legends

The Great American Wrestle Day has come and gone. The star-studded RAW which accompanied it well encapsulated the state of pro wrestling. The show opened with the legendary Hulk Hogan, Babe Ruth of wrestling, cutting a classic Hulkamania promo. He … Continue reading

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Am I being worked?

I treated CM Punk like Jonathan Martin. Defended his need to step away. Am I being worked? I treated Daniel Bryan like an actor playing a character, not a ‘wrestler’ being mistreated. Am I being worked? I treated HHH like … Continue reading

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Grading the Patriots

Hard to believe the 2013 season is over for the New England Patriots. The team that felt like it had a date with destiny couldn’t find the magic and fell to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship Game, 26-16. … Continue reading

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Opening Day 2013 for New England

Head Coach Bill Belichick set out to “re-do” the receiver corps but I’m quite sure he didn’t have this in mind. The Patriots seemed happy enough to let all three primary WR’s on the team from Week 1 2012 walk … Continue reading

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Apple Production Strategy

Dell has long been credited as the best way to order a computer. It’s highly customizable, highly flexible. Then, along comes Apple and does things the exact opposite way. They claim that it’s not as valuable to be flexible, that … Continue reading

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Porter Analysis of the New England Patriots

In examining Competitive Advantage and Competitive Strategy by Michael Porter, I started to think about analyzing sports teams. That gave rise to thinking about how the New England Patriots operate. In Porter’s world, there are three kinds of generic strategy: … Continue reading

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