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Ben Miller
Essays about the worlds of sports and entertainment.
Created 15 Jun 2020
  • Five for (not) Fighting: Suggestions for Improving the NHL's Accessibility
    12 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    Tonight begins a new media era for the National Hockey League. Sportico’s Jacob Feldman covered it well in an article that touts the idea that the league and its television partners are hoping to attr...
  • The Great Professional Wrestling Split of 2021
    07 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    AEW ran its All Out pay-per-view last weekend. The show, which featured CM Punk’s first match since 2014 and the debuts of Bryan Danielson and Adam Cole, was widely lauded. When the numbers come in, A...
  • The Piracy Wars are Coming
    31 Aug 2021 • 3 min read
    Two days ago, Jake Paul main-evented one of the broadest reaching boxing matches of all time. Yesterday, he retired from boxing. Perhaps boxing fans and media should chalk up Mr. Paul’s announced exit...
  • WWE Network on Peacock: Everybody Wins... For Now
    26 Jan 2021 • 2 min read
    Big, unsurprising news seems to be the flavor of the month at NBCUniversal. Last week it was the long-rumored shutdown of NBCSN. Yesterday, the also-long-rumored move of WWE Network to Peacock. In the...
  • A Match Made in Hell: Larry Scott and the Pac 12
    21 Jan 2021 • 3 min read
    Larry Scott’s twelve year tenure as Commissioner of the Pac 12 will end in June. February will mark the eleven year anniversary of the author’s first call for his firing. It was in February of 2010 th...
  • Prime Video Changes by Staying the Same
    19 Jan 2021 • 3 min read
    The hearts of sports executives around the world were sent aflutter after Bloomberg News reported that Amazon’s Prime Video unit is preparing a bid for exclusive broadcast rights to Italy’s top soccer...
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