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Tell us how you really feel about Guaranteed Rate Field

Tell us how you really feel about Guaranteed Rate Field

Perplexed. Bewildered. Confounded. These are how the masses are feeling after learning that the Chicago White Sox renamed their stadium from US Cellular Field ━a moniker that earned it the adorable nickname of “The Cell” ━ to the slightly less inspiring Guaranteed...

Lochte and the Boys: Timeline of an Olympic controversy

Lochte and the Boys: Timeline of an Olympic controversy

Sometimes, the biggest story at the Olympics is not actually the Olympics. Sometimes it can be tragic or scandalous, but occasionally these kinds of stories can be something ridiculous that just got out of control. This past Sunday, August 14, U.S. Olympic swimmer and...

Going for the PR gold: How to execute a medal-worthy campaign

Going for the PR gold: How to execute a medal-worthy campaign

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are underway and, like most of America—the world, really—I’m fully engrossed in the action…and the drama. How would Michael Phelps’ historic Olympic journey end? Is the current U.S. women’s gymnastics team the best ever? What will the...

The Tenors go international at MLB All-Star Game

The Tenors go international at MLB All-Star Game

Image source: The Toronto Star It was the anthem heard ‘round the world--or, at least, crystal clear north of the border. As has been well-documented by now, a so-called “lone wolf” member of the Canadian singing quartet The Tenors went rogue last night, changing the...

Compared to Euro 2016, Copa America a media afterthought

Compared to Euro 2016, Copa America a media afterthought

Question: If someone (anyone) wins the Copa America, does anyone in North America even realize? Answer: If US and Canadian online news coverage is any indication, then probably not. A MediaMiser online news analysis of mentions of the Copa America–the South American...

Online news analysis: Drilling down into the draft

Online news analysis: Drilling down into the draft

Welcome to the draft, that magical collection of days where your favourite sports team's executive branch chooses players from the next generation. Each of the four major league sports in North America hold their drafts in the late spring/early summer, with the NFL in...

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