At its most recent pay per view event, UFC 173, UFC did a live gate of around $1.7 million. They pulled in another God knows how many million on pay per view from fans watching at home. UFC does a few dozen events (some pay per view, some on regular television) every year. The bottom line is Dana W ... More >>
Competition for attention on the American sports landscape is fierce. The first tier sports like football, basketball, and baseball dominate with their billion dollar television deals and prime placement on Sportscenter. It's not easy being on the second tier. Yeah, soccer, golf, and a few others ... More >>
Assessing all their strengths and weaknesses, we could be looking at a repeat or better.
I'm not a huge UFC guy. I enjoy getting together with friends to watch the pay-per-view shows occasionally. I've gone on record saying that the first Frank Mir-Brock Lesnar fight at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas is one of the five best sporting events I've ever been to live. Plus, BONUS, there i ... More >>
A proposed line into the Bayport Industrial District has residents from Clear Lake to the East End vowing to stop the "toxic train" in its tracks
A lack of lodging. Snarled transportation. Searing summer heat. No matter. Houston boosters say the Bayou City will be unbeatable in the bidding for the 2012 Olympics.