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Should the Buffalo Bills Play Sunday Despite The Driving Ban? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Significantly cold and snowy weather conditions all across the country have made mid-November feel more like January, and nowhere else in the US is it more pronounced than upstate New …Continue reading →

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Hawaii Football May Fold Due To Insufficient Revenue TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The University of Hawaii football program has had a strong, competitive history – BCS bowl games, record-setting Heisman candidates, hosting bowl games, participating in the highest levels of college competition …Continue reading →

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Quality Systems and Notre Dame Football Suspensions TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The University of Notre Dame football program has taken a significant hit this past week, as four players – three slated as starters – are under investigation for academic misconduct. …Continue reading →

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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 →

New Florida State Logo

New Florida State Logo and Bad Supply Chain Communication TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Prior to their football team’s spring game, Florida State University and NikeĀ unveiled a newly-redesigned uniform and set of logos. The changes to the team’s markings has been a source of …Continue reading →

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ASQ Influential Voices: Sports Industry Manufacturing TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | In a recent post in his blog A View From The Q, soon-to-be-retiring American Society for Quality (ASQ) CEO Paul Borawski gave a quick evaluation of the results from this …Continue reading →

Christina Kach

Guest Post: NFL Football and #Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Today we have a guest blog post from my friend, fellow Lean practitioner, and fellow blogger Christina Kach. She has been a guest blogger for Lean Blitz in the past, …Continue reading →

Richie Incognito

Richie Incognito, Miami Dolphins, and Respect for People TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Jonathan Martin/Richie Incognito/Miami Dolphins coverage has been going for about a week now and I’m not going to jump into all of the details of what did or did …Continue reading →

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ASQ Influential Voices: Quality Applications in Athletics TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This month, ASQ CEO Paul Borawski pointed out that the application of quality, while traditionally found in the manufacturing industry, really has a place in every industry and he was …Continue reading →

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What the Matthew Stafford Sneak Shows Us About Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | With less than one minute remaining in the game and down six points at home to the Dallas Cowboys, Matthew Stafford drove the Detroit Lions down the field with the …Continue reading →

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers and MRSA Outbreak Strikes Again TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Three players for the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been diagnosed with MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) this season, including one player who has been hit twice with the infection. Kicker …Continue reading →

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How to Better Error-Proof a Stadium Color-Out TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Last Saturday, in an example of what has come into vogue with college sports recently, Notre Dame attempted a “green-out” of Notre Dame Stadium during their game against Oklahoma. The …Continue reading →

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Why Are Players More Prone to Losing Helmets? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I have been watching football for about 30 years, but have really only genuinely paid attention to football forĀ 25 – hey, a national championship by the local university known as …Continue reading →

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Another College Football Cup Defect, This Time in Missouri TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | We have yet another cup typo at a college football game! This one comes to us from the University of Missouri, where they juuuust missed the correct spelling of Toledo. …Continue reading →

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Nike Polos and Defects Leading to Recalls and Rework TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I spend more words beating up on jersey, polo, and t-shirt manufacturers in my posts (see here, here, here, here, here, and here). Truth be told, they are organizations ripe …Continue reading →

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