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Around The Bases: NFL Draft Jerseys Edition TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The NFL Draft and Nike came up with a neat concept in 2012 – a way to present each first round draft pick at the Draft in New York with …Continue reading →

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Tennessee Baseball – Nation’s Fastest Field Cleanup TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The University of Tennessee baseball team claims to have the nation’s fastest pregame field cleanup. Before home games the players sprint out to handle cleanup tasks at the end of …Continue reading →

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Around The Bases: Super Bowl Concessions Edition TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The concessions available at the Super Bowl will be fantastic, and the outsourced food service provider Delaware North is preparing for the onslaught of concessions demand. The Buffalo, N.Y., company …Continue reading →

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Lack of Standardization of Major League Baseball Fields TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I’ve mentioned before that baseball prides itself on its symmetry and lack of rule changes over the years – the game 100 years ago is roughly the same game it …Continue reading →

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What Brad Stevens Leaving Butler Can Teach Us About Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Brad Stevens was seemingly part of the next wave of great college basketball coaches – 36 years young, sticking it out with one small Indiana school (Butler University) by turning …Continue reading →

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Guest Post: Rob Gronkowski’s Back Surgery and Post-Op Infections TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Today we have another guest post from fellow blogger Mark Graban of LeanBlog.org, one of the top-read blogs about Lean today. Mark is a Lean consultant in healthcare and frequent keynote speaker at …Continue reading →

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The NCAA and Auditing of Processes vs. Enforcement of Rules TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports lays out the dire situation in the NCAA enforcement division. The NCAA enforcement division – the most scrutinized, controversial and perhaps vital part of the …Continue reading →

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The 2013 #Masters: Use of Temporary Labor TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Masters Week has finally come and gone! All of the golf world descended upon Augusta, Georgia for April 8-14 for the 2013 Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Now …Continue reading →

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The 2013 Masters: Low Scores and Standardized Work TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Masters Week is finally here! All of the golf world has descended upon Augusta, Georgia for April 8-14 for the 2013 Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Last year …Continue reading →

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Punxsutawney Phil and Measuring the Wrong Things TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |   Every February 2nd Americans gear up for the grand indicator of how much longer winter will be with us – by checking in with a groundhog in Pennsylvania about …Continue reading →

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The Toyota Way Principles and Small Business TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | We’ve finally gotten through all 14 Toyota Way principles and what each of them can mean for business operations. But putting them all together can be a challenge, but certainly one …Continue reading →

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USC Trojan’s Student Manager Fired for Deflating Footballs TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |   The Trojans of the University of Southern California have recently gotten off of NCAA probation. They are bowl eligible this year but have had scholarship reductions for the next …Continue reading →

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The Filth and Disgusting Health Behaviors at Wrigley Field TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I came across this little op-ed piece on ESPN.com’s Playbook about Wrigley Field being the grossest sports stadium in the four major North American sports leagues, sharing a little bit …Continue reading →

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