In the early 2000s, Michael Lewis was investigating a theory. In 1999, he published The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story. Born from his experiences working at Salomon Brothers – American multinational bulge bracket investment bank – Lewis detailed the growing entrepreneurial culture just south of San Francisco at the

The 1999 MLB amateur draft was approaching. Tampa Bay – coming off their first ever season in franchise history – owned the first overall pick. They had their eyes on two particular prospects. Both were high school prospects hailing from the Southeast part of the country; one a right handed

This past weekend, I watched the first two rounds of the annual NCAA March Madness tournament. It is one of the coolest times of the year. The games, pace, and non stop action create for one of the most enjoyable fan experiences throughout the sports calendar year. That is –

Whenever you introduce yourself to someone new, one of the first questions people typically ask is: “Where are you from?” My response – York, PA – doesn’t usually get much of a response (oh, you grew up in New York?). To which I explain it’s a few hours west of

Back in 2006, Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander hired Daryl Morey to be Houston’s new general manager (GM). Morey was 33 at the time. He had no playing background. He had earned an MBA from Harvard, as well as an undergraduate degree in computer science from Northwestern University. His only

(originally posted 8/4/2021) This past trade deadline, the New York Yankees made a much anticipated – yet surprising – splash in the market acquiring Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo and Texas Rangers OF Joey Gallo. The two bats hope to bolster an injury-riddled (shocker) lineup that currently sits 6.5 games

(originally posted 5/21/2021) After a good – but not great – 2020 campaign, Gerrit Cole is on pace for the best season of his career in 2021. Through eight starts, Cole has thrown 52.2 IP, struck out 78, and walked just three batters for absurd K/BB of 26.0. He’s allowed