How Playoff Broadcasts Hurt Baseball

Major League Baseball, desperate to lure young fans in its battle for sports entertainment dollars, keeps shooting itself in the foot. Playoff games start too late, last too long, and almost certainly lose the two-thirds of the American population that lives in the eastern United States. With endless blocks of commercial time, coupled with frequentContinue reading “How Playoff Broadcasts Hurt Baseball”

Las Vegas: Good News and Bad News

The best thing about my room at the Westgate is the view. I face due west, looking toward Wynn, Encore, Conrad, the monorail line, and an enormous Westgate sign reminding me why I keep getting knocked off the internet. Ever since I checked in Sunday, I have been trapped in a time-warp. This property hasContinue reading “Las Vegas: Good News and Bad News”

Dan’s First Half-Century

Dan Schlossberg of Fair Lawn, NJ is the only American journalist who covers baseball and travel exclusively. The author of 40 baseball books, he is also the founder of the North American Travel Journalists Association [NATJA] and TRAVEL ITCH RADIO, a popular weekly podcast with a live 30-minute interview format. He also launched the baseballContinue reading “Dan’s First Half-Century”