Three lessons on teamwork during adversity from the Seattle Seahawks

      Sunday was the NFL’s Championship Sunday.  In the NFC Championship Game, the Seattle Seahawks came back and beat the Green Bay Packers in overtime 28-22.  They are going to their second consecutive Super Bowl.  Here are three lessons on teamwork during adversity from
 

NFL Numbers for the Boardroom: Championship Sunday

Super Bowl XLIX is set!  The Seattle Seahawks are returning to the championship game for their second consecutive year.  The defending champions will meet the New England Patriots in Glendale, Arizona.  Ironically, the last time team to go to back-to-back Super Bowls was the Patriots in 2004 and 2005. 
 

Sports Word of the Week! FIELD POSITION

Field Position (American Football) - The location of the offense on the field relative to the end zone.  Good field position is close to the opponent's end zone; bad field position is close to its own end zone. Most often used to describe where the offense starts a drive after kickoff or a punt. Join
 

The King is No. 23, but his jersey is No. 1

LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers No. 23 jersey is the top selling NBA jersey this season.  For the four previous season his Miami Heat No. 6 jersey sold more than any other jersey. That data is based on sales from Adidas and NBAStore.com from October 2014 through December 2014.  Here are the top
 

NFL Numbers for the Boardroom: Divisional Playoffs

The Dallas Cowboys are at the center of the big controversy again.  This time they are on the losing side of a questionable call and the game.  Wide receiver Dez Bryant caught (well appeared to catch) a pass from Tony Romo on 4th and 2.  First and goal was called at the 1 yard line.  The Green Bay
 

Sports Word of the Week! ELIGIBLE RECEIVER

Eligible Receiver (American Football) - Players on offense who can legally catch a forward pass and advance the ball passed the neutral zone.  This is only discussed with offensive players because all defensive players in college and professional are eligible. College Any player who is not wearing
 

Pro Football Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

 The modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2015 were revealed Thursday on NFL Network's Gold Jacket Finalist. The new class will be announced Saturday, Jan. 31 as part of NFL Honors on Super Bowl Weekend.  There are three first-year eligible players among the 15 modern-era
 

National Basketball Players Association has “The NBPA Logo Challenge”

The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) has an online contest to help design a new logo for the NBPA. “The NBPA Logo Challenge” is open to eligible fans ages 18 and up, and the winner will be announced during All-Star Weekend in New York in February 2015. The contest, powered by SportsBlog.com,
 

NFL Numbers for the Boardroom: Wild Card Playoffs

As the name implies, Wild Card Weekend was wild.  The Carolina Panthers, a team with a losing record made history and moves on to the divisional round.  The Pittsburgh Steelers a consistent playoff contender was knocked out of the playoffs.  Of course the weekend would not be complete without a major
 

Sports Word of the Week! PI

PI; Pass Interference (American Football) -  Illegally impeding another player from catching a forward pass. Join the Conversation I can't get over the game yesterday! Lions quarterback, Matthew Stafford, threw a pass to tight end Brandon Pettigrew.  The pass was incomplete and Cowboys linebacker,
 

NFL Numbers for the Boardroom: Week 17

Well the regular season is over.  It is on to the playoffs.  Embarrassingly, one of my Super Bowl picks did not make the playoffs!  I need to do a deep dive on all of the playoff teams and modify my preseason picks, so let me quickly move on to the numbers for our final regular reason recap. Numbers