An Interview with Philadelphia 76ers CEO Adam Aron
As a senior partner at Apollo Global Management, new Philadelphia 76ers CEO Adam Aron has a well-deserved reputation for turning around “distressed” properties. There are those who would say that the 76ers would fall under that heading. After all, the franchise has only won one playoff series since its magical run to the NBA Finals in 2001. However, with a talented, young nucleus...
Austin Rivers: A Love Story
If you are a fan of college basketball, then the following statement is an undeniable truth. At the end of this calendar year—perhaps even sooner—you will love Austin Rivers. You will either love the energy and the passion that he brings to the Duke Blue Devils this season, or you will love to hate the swagger that accompanies him each and every time that he steps onto the court. It’s...
The Time Is Now
This past Sunday afternoon, tens of thousands of Philadelphia Eagles fans sat at the Linc, in their living rooms, or in their neighborhood watering holes, rooting on their beloved football team. And as we watched the Eagles slowly unravel in the fourth quarter yet again this season, the question that many of us have been trying to avoid for weeks slowly began to create a sense of doubt in the...
Penn State and a Lesson In Crisis Management
For over a decade, former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is alleged to have sexually assaulted at least eight minors, with some of the reported incidents occurring on the main campus of the university. Over that same time period, several members of the Penn State administration failed to report the details of these incidents to the proper authorities, thus allowing the long...