Wisdom.Applied Wednesday: You Say NBA, I Say Ene-Be-A

As sports fans prepare for the beginning of the NBA Finals tomorrow night between Stephen Curry’s Golden State Warriors and LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers, we take a look at how the league is leading the way when it comes to connecting with its growing Latino audience.   In 2010, “La ENE-BE-A” (a translation of the NBA, […]

Funny Friday: Donovan and other funny Soccer Ads

Earlier this year, the US Men’s National Team did something that sounded like a joke: they left Landon Donovan off of the 23 man World Cup squad. Avid soccer fans were upset that the Captain wouldn’t be making the trip down to Brazil; non-soccer fans were upset because the only US soccer player they had […]

Wisdom.Applied Wednesday: Sports in South America

Everybody knows that soccer, or better “futbol,” is the most popular sport in Latin America (and the world). About 3.2 billion people watched at least a minute of the World Cup in 2010. The truth is Latin Americans are fans of more than just soccer. Other common sports like baseball, basketball and volleyball are also very […]

Trending News Monday: Brands and Fans Pay Their #Re2pect

As the national pastime, baseball pulls at the heartstrings of Americans everywhere. Teams become the source of pride; players become heroes. “Baseball creates legends,” at least according to the classic video game, Triple Play ’99. And over the weekend, one of those legends hung up his cleats for good. This Trending News Monday, like many others, we’re paying […]

Throwback Thursday: Female Firsts

Lately, the media and social media have shed a lot of light on pro-feminism and antifeminism movements. With the help of UN Ambassador Emma Watson, the UN Women helped stand up for women’s rights to laugh in public when the Turkish deputy prime minister said in a controversial speech that women should not laugh in […]

Trending News Monday: World Cup in the Record Books

Yesterday, Germany wrote their way into the history books, defeating Argentina in extra time. While LeBron James announced his decision to return to Cleveland, the Bulls welcomed Pau Gasol and Nike’s Jordan Brand tipped a hat to Derek Jeter, World Cup brand partners were happy to discover that the 2014 FIFA World Cup far surpassed any […]

Just for Fun Friday: Ochoa Saves Mexico

The 2014 World Cup competition is well under way, and teams are fighting each other to advance from the preliminary group play stage. So far in this year’s competition, there have been a total of 60 goals, all of which have incited pride and depression across the globe as spectators gather to support their top […]

Throwback Thursday: A History of Baseball

Today’s Throwback Thursday, and we’re throwing it all the way to 1846. The first official U.S.A. baseball game was played on June 19th, 1846 in Hoboken, NJ against New York Knickerbockers and the New York Base Ball Club. (I learned this fun little courtesy of a game of trivia with a few friends the other […]

2013: Best Sports Moments

Folks! The year’s end has arrived..and what a year it has been. From the drama on the field and heartbreaks on the court to athletes caught in the celebrity spot light, here are my picks for the top 10 sports moments of 2013. 10. DeAndre Jordan Gives Biggest Facial Dunk of All Time     […]

Funny Friday: Home, Sweet, Home for Stanley

Today marks day four of merry-making festivities as the Chicago Blackhawks, fans, bandwagon fans and basically the entire Chicagoland area continue to celebrate the 2013 Stanley Cup champions. From a sea full of people celebrating down Clark Street in Wrigleyville to champagne bottles popping left and right as the Blackhawks players make their appearances at various nightlife […]

Wednesdays with Will: Top NBA Memes

Welcome to Wednesdays with Will. Today, in the spirit of the NBA playoffs, I’m showcasing my five favorite NBA memes. Check them out below, and don’t forget to vote for your favorite. // Post by NBA Memes. // Post by NBA Memes. // Post by NBA Memes. // Post by NBA Memes. LOLOL Lebron’s hairline […]