The Sport Business Management program at Manhattanville continues to “thrive” as we graduated our tenth class! We had 24 grads from the program on May 18, 2017…and over 300 overall in ten years! A couple of great events to tell you about…. On Tuesday, June 13th 6:00pm – 8:30pm the School of Business Boost Your… Continue reading Manhattanville College Graduate Sport Business Management Program UPDATE
I have come to praise UCONN not bury them. Sports teaches life skills and one of those realities is that “you can’t win them all.” Well, the UCONN Women came damn close to doing that yet again this season! The UCONN women lost a heartbreaking overtime game in the national semi-final. If they played… Continue reading UCONN WOMEN—HUSKIES ARE A CHAMPIONSHIP BREED; WIN OR LOSE
It is back to school time; my daughter is entering her senior year at Colgate University, my son will be a freshman at Gettysburg College and I start my 10th year as the Executive Director of the Manhattanville College sports business management program. As my son was going through the process of picking a school… Continue reading DOES ONE NEED A SPORTS DEGREE TO WORK IN THE INDUSTRY?
July 2016 Dear NC Football Community; I wanted to take time to express Laurie’s and my sincere gratitude for honoring Jarrett Torromeo (JT) with the Thomas E. Mazzella Award (and scholarship). I’d like to tell you exactly what it means to me personally to have Jarrett be so honored, by this and the Vin Iovino… Continue reading AN OPEN LETTER TO THE NEW CANAAN FOOTBALL COMMUNITY
As everybody is rushing to post their Muhammad Ali stories and pictures of when they met him, (I have nothing to offer in that regard, although I would have liked to have met him), I wholeheartedly agree; he was one of a kind and a worldwide persona who transcended sports and life. As Mr. Obama… Continue reading Muhammad Ali–All Time Great; A Captivating Personality–Yes, But a HERO? No.
UPDATED JANUARY 2019 A Few Good Men was a great movie about some of the best people on this planet–Marines. My dad was one of these as well as a Golden Gloves Boxer. Truth be told, there are other avenues of greatness and we expanded upon that some time ago when our good friend, Harold Crocker took… Continue reading ANATOMY OF A WINNER—And that IS a “Crock”
I had several hours in the car yesterday to listen to the talking heads and the topic dujour (or ad nauseam) was domestic violence and athletes. Greg Hardy has been, rightly or wrongly, given an outlet to tell his “story” and defend himself. People like him may be able to justify in their minds how they act… Continue reading THE ONLY TIME IT IS OK TO HIT A WOMAN OR USE PHYSICAL FORCE