I recently had the opportunity to spend a few days in the original Portland. If you’ve never been to Maine or Greater Portland, I suggest you give it a try. It’s a charming city that has retained much of the Colonial-era architecture, cobblestone streets and some lively characters who call the city home.
I enjoy watching almost all sports and the winter Olympic games are at the top of the list. It’s a shame they only happen once every four years. When you live in the deep south there is something mesmerizing about all that white stuff —the snow and even the ice. I also long to wear the beanies, overstuffed jackets, scarves and snow boots. People just seem happier when they are playing in the snow.
A media room is often the first impression of your organization and reflects heavily on the brand and event. Whether you’ve invited the media to a state high school track & field championship or a national tournament, the space provided for the working journalists, photographers, videographers and broadcasters needs to set the right tone.
By Sherri Middleton, Managing Editor As we come to the end of another year I thought it was a good time to reflect on some of the news events that have impacted our lives. This year we have heard about countless allegations of sexual misconduct, assault and rape from both men, women, boys and girls. We’ve... Continue Reading →
If you’ve been assigned the task of capturing stunning images of your upcoming sporting event and photography is not your strong suit, don’t worry. Capturing memorable photos is easier today than ever. Check out these 11 tips.
Since we’re in the sports business, this seems a good time to talk about some of the sports legends and stories of haunted stadiums and ballparks. Athletes are a superstitious bunch of people in the first place, so it’s not difficult to find stories of ghosts or supposedly haunted places.
By Sherri Middleton, Managing Editor This year’s S.P.O.R.T.S. conference was an amazing experience. As a first-timer to the annual event, I didn’t know what to expect. I suspected there would be long days, a whirlwind of activities and an abundance of information to learn and share. I was not disappointed. Mostly, S.P.O.R.T.S. is all about... Continue Reading →
By Sherri Middleton, Managing Editor As medical research continues to focus on concussions and the long-term effects of injuries to the brain through sports, it’s a wonder anyone plays sports at all. The statistics about brain injuries in contact sports continue to shock and worry us, and rightfully so. We still don’t know how this... Continue Reading →
I heard the other day that a 9-year-old was offered a college football scholarship. My first thought was ‘this kid must be really good.’ My second thought was about the pressure he will face as he tries to take his young body through strenuous workouts and conditioning until he is a senior in high school – the time when young people actually become eligible for college scholarships.