Eric Hosmer sliding

Did Eric Hosmer’s First Base Slide Cost The Royals? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | We’re two days removed from the dramatic Game 7 of the World Series, but we still aren’t removed from the critical Game 7 decisions that had an impact on the …Continue reading →

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ASQ Influential Voices: Why is Strategy Important? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This month’s entry from ASQ’s A View From The Q blog, written by ASQ CEO Bill Troy, centers around strategy – specifically, what is the purpose of strategy and how …Continue reading →

qatar world cup

ASQ Quality in Athletics: A Call to Action TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The American Society for Quality features a relatively-new special interest group called Quality in Athletics. For the last few months, I’ve been in a mood. An angry mood, the kind of …Continue reading →

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Quality Applications at The Masters – ASQ Section Presentation TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | On Tuesday I presented to the ASQ Central Savannah River section (Augusta, Georgia) on quality applications demonstrated during The Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. ASQ Savannah River Section Mtg …Continue reading →

tough mudder

Around The Bases: Tough Mudder Cow Patties Edition TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Tough Mudder is obviously a very popular endurance race series among the athletic and adventurous young adult population – obstacle courses through rough and dangerous terrain, the thrill of …Continue reading →

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2014 Masters: Temporary Elimination of Masters Security Protocols? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The typical Masters security process and protocol is standard but rigorous – no cell phones or weapons, no outside food or beverage, prepare to walk through a metal detector, and …Continue reading →

nick punto first base slide

Sliding Head First Into First Base Is A Bad Process With A Risky Result TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Why do players think it’s a good idea to slide head first into first base? The baseball season is barely nine games old and already there have been two injuries …Continue reading →

david samson miami marlins

How Can The Miami Marlins Equate Playing Faster With Success? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Miami Marlins continue to demonstrate that they struggle with really understanding what matters to their fans. Sure, they’ve won some World Series titles in the last 20 years, but …Continue reading →

john wall slam dunk contest

Addressing The Problem With The NBA Slam Dunk Contest TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The NBA Slam Dunk Contest has been a cornerstone event during the NBA All-Star Weekend for years – originating in the NBA in 1984, it celebrates captivating physical feats and …Continue reading →

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Around The Bases: Sochi Olympic Games Edition TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Sochi Olympic Games begin in a couple of weeks – a lot more attention is being given to the enormous cost of hosting the Games, the LGBT uproar, and …Continue reading →

Frank Dancevic Australian Open Heat

Playing Australian Open In Extreme Heat Shows No Respect For People TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | So when it’s winter here in the states, it’s summer in Australia and right now it’s the peak of summer heat in Melbourne, where the Australian Open is playing. It’s …Continue reading →

kansas city royals mascot

Royals Fan Sues Team After Hot Dog Injury TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This past season a fan attending a Kansas City Royals baseball game was injured by a hot dog thrown at him by the Royals mascot Sluggerrr. Now he is suing …Continue reading →

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College Football 2013 – More Johnny Football, Notre Dame Fig Thing, and Jersey Snafus TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Welcome to the 2013 college football season! I had the good fortune of spending my weekend in Death Valley for the Georgia-Clemson game, and some observations from that experience will …Continue reading →

turner field fan falls

Another Falling Fan Death at a Ballpark TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | At yesterday’s baseball game at Turner Field a fan fell from an upper level platform and died. The cause of the fall onto a parking lot surface – lack of …Continue reading →

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