If I were Emperor of college hoops

College basketball is another sport that many people feel is done right for the most part, especially the tournament in March. However, I have some improvement ideas. 1. Drop the 2-half format. This is the only major sport that is divided into 2 periods rather than...

If I were Emperor of the NBA

Now I’m on a roll, so let’s get to the NBA. This league is in very good shape. The players’ union and the owners are getting along great, a new TV contract has just upped the salary cap to nearly $100 million per team for a 15-man roster, and there are lots of young...

If I were Emperor of College Football

The next installment of the “If I were emperor” series is college football, which has a number of differences from pro football. College football is very fast-paced and exciting. However, there are a number of things that need to be tweaked, mainly around...

If I were the Emperor of the NFL

Next in my “If I were Emperor” series is pro football. The NFL has been the king of the sports hill for about 20 years now. They seem to have everything they need – a hungry fan base, a good product, and not enough of the product. But not everything is all...

If I Were NASCAR Emperor, Part II – What’s Next?

The history of NASCAR is so complex that I felt the need to explain it in the last post, so context could be provided for what I think needs to be done. In the early days of the 21st century, NASCAR had elevated itself to the #2 spectator sport in the US, trailing...