Editorial: Handling Bad Officiating

It’s happened to all of us. You’re calling a game, everything is going well, and then the referee/umpire becomes memorable for all the wrong reasons. He or she “blows” a call, which has a direct result on the game. Maybe it’s multiple bad calls, which turn momentum. As both a referee and a broadcaster, I’ve…

What are spotting boards?

A spotting board is usually an over-sized, one page chart of all players on a team. It is more useful in some sports than in others, but its use is the same. To provide nuggets of information at a quick glance. For sports like football, it can also double as a depth chart, providing a…

Are you LinkedIn?

LinkedIn is a valuable social networking resource that often falls under the radar. It rarely gets the same attention as Facebook or Twitter, but for what those sites do for pictures of cats, LinkedIn does for industry professionals. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile, you should, and if you have one, you should be…

How to Get Hired: Breaking In

The Carolina Hurricanes recently posted an article to their website from the team’s Public Relations department. After going over a flood of resumes for an opening with the team, Mike Sundheim wrote a detailed account of the experience, and offered up some tips to prospective hockey team employees. It’s worth a read and goes into details on…