In no particular order: Wimbledon. (tennis) Tour de France. (cycling) The British Open (or more correctly, The Open). (golf) The European Championships. (football/soccer) The NBA Finals. (basketball) The NHL Finals. (ice hockey) The Olympics. (multiple sports) Copa América. (football/soccer) MLB All-Star Game (OK, this might be stretching it a bit...) (baseball) And thanks to my … Continue reading This Might Be One of the Best Months for Sports, Ever
It’s Wimbledon Time!
It's one of my favorite sporting events and over the past decades, it's produced numerous memorable moments. I can remember watching all of the following win the gentlemen's singles at Wimbledon, in my mind the premier tennis championship each year. And I loved how NBC marketed the finals - Breakfast at Wimbledon; it was the … Continue reading It’s Wimbledon Time!
What If We All Faced Such Consequences in Our Jobs?
Australia's Bernard Tomic was fined his full Wimbledon prize money this week for not meeting the "required professional standard" during his lackluster 58-minute first-round defeat by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Tomic was docked the maximum £45,000 ($56,100) penalty for his limp performance in Tuesday's 6-2 6-1 6-4 loss to Tsonga, the shortest men's match at Wimbledon since … Continue reading What If We All Faced Such Consequences in Our Jobs?