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The Melky Cabrera Suspension and Why Continuous Improvement Principles Matter TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | When I first started to write about lean and continuous improvement applications in sports, I was more focused on the business operations – ticket sales, concessions, stadium upkeep, equipment manufacturers, …Continue reading →

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2012 Summer Olympics: Men’s 100M Final on Broadcast Tape Delay & #NBCFail TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Much has already been made about NBC’s decision to tape-delay the domestic broadcast of popular events at the 2012 London Olympics and how a gulf exists between those American fans …Continue reading →

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2012 Summer Olympics: The SPOILER ALERT Olympiad TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Yesterday after I posted about Jordyn Wieber being left out of the Olympics women’s gymnastics all-around competition and indicating that Gabby Douglas had won the gold medal, I got a …Continue reading →

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ESPN Outside the Lines: “What’s Lurking In Your Stadium Food?” TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | A couple years back ESPN’s Paula Lavigne came out with a startling report about some of the health department findings in various concession stands at major ballparks and stadiums across …Continue reading →

Troy Polamalu, NFL, Concussions, and Cheating the System TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The NFL is currently in the midst of a large lawsuit on behalf of retired players who are suing the league for health-related issues caused by on-field concussions during their …Continue reading →

Penn State Football and Toyota Way Principle #1 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m not going to rehash all of the details behind Penn State University’s cover-up of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse allegations and convictions – other outlets are doing a fine …Continue reading →

Roger Clemens and System Failure TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Yesterday former major league pitcher Roger Clemens was found not guilty on all counts of perjury with respect to the accusation that he lied to and obstructed Congress about his …Continue reading →

Case Study: University of Notre Dame Football Locker Room “Deep Clean” TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | While this is slightly old news now that the college football season comes to a close tonight with the BCS Championship Game, the University of Notre Dame football team experienced …Continue reading →

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Baseball Trade Show – Article on ESPN.com TAGS: | | | | | | | | The three days of the Baseball Trade Show during the Baseball Winter Meetings at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas introduced us to a lot of opportunities for continuous improvement within …Continue reading →

Baseball Winter Meetings – Prologue Recap TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Greetings from the Baseball Winter Meetings in Dallas! I arrived on Sunday and I’m certainly glad I came early because so many other folks did too! The Hilton Anatole lobby …Continue reading →

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