The best postseason in all of sports, according to fans, almost unanimously belongs to the same organization that has the most boring, diluted regular season.
College basketball's March Madness is captivating in almost inexplicable ways following four months of trudging through -- at least compared to its professional counterpart -- one of the worst products of any televised sport.
LIV Golf launched its landmark inaugural event in a shotgun-start style at the Centurion Club in London. After months of promising that we wouldn't believe how good this breakaway league was going to be
the league arrived with a surprisingly compelling presentation that included ubiquitous, informative player and team leaderboards, short five-hour days, and a team concept that was easy to understand and even easier to buy into.
One of the elements of the presentation that worked best was a countdown at the top left corner of the screen that informed viewers how many holes were left in the day at all times.
Compared to the tedious PGA Tour rounds, the snappy nature of LIV Golf's first 18 holes was a shockingly positive feature. The golf itself was not great.
Charl Schwartzel and Hennie du Plessis duking out it at the top of the leaderboard was likely not what anyone at LIV Golf had in mind when this idea was conceived over the last few years, but the framework was stunningly solid.
A mostly toothless letter on Thursday banning players who traded their PGA Tour cards for LIV Golf lanyards is emblematic of just how little leverage or power the Tour currently wields.
When your annual revenue is $1.5 billion, and your rival league has a war chest roughly 400 times that, there is no logistical change you can make to retain all of your players.
When your only recourse is to point out to players how much money the other guys have, and how much harder it is to exist and thrive on the PGA Tour than the more comfortable LIV Golf league