Posts filed under “Sports”

Ronaldo Top 10 Goals

A video honoring Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, the greatest pure striker to ever grace the game. He has been an icon and a star of the Brazilian national team, and has forged a hugely successful career based on not just talent, but determination and a quest for excellence.

Category: Sports, Weekend

MJ vs Kobe

I’ve really enjoyed watching the Lakers over the past few years, but there really isn’t a contest (via Daily Infographic) > Michael Jordan vs Kobe Bryant click for larger graphic >

Category: Digital Media, Sports, Weekend

Wayne Rooney Goal (Bicycle Kick)

Manchester Derby February 12, 2011 Amazing Goal of Wayne Rooney vs Manchester City in Barclays Premier League. ManU – ManCity: 2-1 Third time’s a charm — This is the official broadcast, and should stick around Video: Rooney’s Bicycle Kick from all angles

Category: Sports, Weekend

Best SuperBowl Commercials

These were my favorite Superbowl commercials: > Audi Big Game Commercial 2011 – Release the Hounds A surprisingly witty spot from Audi: ~~~ Chrysler Eminem Super Bowl Commercial – Imported From Detroit Powerful and emotional piece: ~~~ Volkswagen Commercial: The Force I love the frustration in the kid visible in his body language: ~~~ Volkswagen…Read More

Category: Humor, Sports, Television, Weekend

Annualized Cost of Super Bowl Ad = $3.2 TN, German GDP

Here’s a little fun breaking the law of large numbers on the eve of the Superbowl.   The cost of a 30 second ad during game time will average around $3 million.  You we do the math for you: > 1 > That’s one big nut and almost equivalent to the size of German GDP, the…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Sports, Television

History of the Superbowl

This is the first 10% of a huge Superbowl chartporn, via Daily Infographic:

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Category: Digital Media, Sports

Dear Mark Cuban: Please Buy the NY Mets

I remember my first  baseball game: Yankees vs Detroit Tigers. I was in first grade, and my dad took me to Yankee stadium from Teaneck, N.J. where we lived. The seats were directly behind home plate, but several levels up. We walked out from the maze of stairs into the brightly lit stadium, the brilliant…Read More

Category: Sports, Venture Capital

NFL Player Wristbands

My friend Deb just rolled out an interesting new business: NFL Player wristbands. She and her business partner formed Two Girls Creative to sell Official Signature Products. They are official NFL Players Association licensee. I am not a sports fanatic, but I could see fans wearing their favorite Lance Armstrong type wristband. >

Category: Sports

Football and the 30 Second Advance Button

I like watching football, but I cannot stand the way the games are televised. On the clock, you have 60 minutes per game, of which there is maybe thirty 14 minutes of actual football played. In real time, that 14 minutes occurs over the course of 3 and ½ hours. Who the hell has time…Read More

Category: Sports

12 Year Old Basketball Phenom

Category: Sports, Weekend