The Director’s Blog

Pitcher Without a Country: The Proud Humble Life of Diego Segui

Diego Segui was once among the most infuriating pitchers Major League batters had to face. And, before that, Segui lived...

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Have You Met My BFFF?

Yann wants to move sports studies further toward the forefront of research in Europe. He wants to build international relationships...

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Clayton Durbin and The Boys of Summer

Hayward, California was, to my memory, always 68 degrees with a slight breeze that chilled one side of you while...

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A Crazy Story About the Last Game in Ebbets Field

When those true baseball fanatics, you know who I’m talking about, the ones who can tell...

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The USC Defensive Team and Why We Watch Sports

Early in the evening of November 16, 2013, some 93,000 people packed themselves into the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum...

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The Strangest Numbers in Oscar Brown's Career

Jerry Koosman was on.  One of the New York Mets’ top pitchers during their “Amazin’” run in 1969,Koosman could be...

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Jobs & Internships

The BPAA Director of Meetings and Events creates, organizes and supervises all elements of events, meetings and conventions by coordinating activities of staff, volunteers and convention personnel to ensure a seamless and enjoyable event experience...
Posted: October 30, 2014


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There’s a football model in the US — now, soccer?

Like it or not, this is the fact: in the United States, football, Peyton Manning-style, is king. A release issued...

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LA 2024′s new bid team, many rivers to cross

When the four American cities still in the would-be race for the 2024 Summer Olympics head to Colorado Springs, Colorado,...

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Sustainability? Legacy? LA 1984 revisited

So, now, with International Olympic Committee extolling a renewed commitment to “sustainability” and “legacy,” and with the true believers this...

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