So from an economic standpoint, what’s the incentive to change the way they do business? The fans, even notoriously impatient New York fans, would certainly be willing to lose for a year or two if it meant seeing a title in their lifetimes. But the big money comes not from pleasing the diehard fans that have stuck around and will continue to do so when the team operates in this manner, but in netting the casual fans, the ones that will tune in because it’s Carmelo Anthony sinking midrange jumpers or Phil Jackson gazing philosophically from a courtside seat. … [Read more...] about The Knicks Aren’t a Sports Team. They’re a Reality Show, and Phil Jackson is Their Latest Star.
"No matter how much people say about it, no matter how much people say the Rooney Rule, 'You have to interview these guys,' the coaches still look a certain way for the most part. Every now and then there will be coaches, owners that go out of the norm and hire some coaches. I think it's unfortunate because there's a lot of qualified, very qualified, coaches of color and female coaches that deserve a job, deserve to get the opportunity to be head coaches. I think sometimes in this game it gets into the cycle of just old school." … [Read more...] about 49ers’ Katie Sowers is the first woman and openly gay coach in Super Bowl history
The 3rd District includes Andover and much of the Merrimack Valley including Lowell, Lawrence and Haverhill. Trahan and Koh were the top two candidates in a crowded primary, each earning just over 20 percent. After the narrow primary win, Trahan won with over 60 percent in the general election. Trahan is a businesswoman and was chief of staff to former Congressman Marty Meehan. Koh is the former chief of staff to Boston Mayor Martin Walsh. … [Read more...] about Dan Koh ‘Hasn’t Decided’ Whether To Run Again For Congress