As I drew closer to the end of my run I definitely started losing my momentum. The random pockets of people cheering were extremely motivating but I grew more and more exhausted with each step. When I rounded the last corner and saw the finish line drawing near, I went for it.
Mayweather opponent on Saturday night, the brash Irish mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor, also should leapfrog Ronaldo to become the second highest earning athlete of 2017. Analysts say that McGregor should walk away from the fight with $70 million to $100 million. (That assuming he can walk away.
To understand this we look to narrative theory that’s the idea that in any story there are typical characters we identify with the protagonist, antagonist, foil, mentor, threshold guardian, trickster, minion etc. If you think about what’s been hot in popular culture, TV dramas such as the Wire, The Sopranos, Breaking Bad (and more recently The Fall, Luther and Game of Thrones) play around with who the hero and who the villain. While if we look to gaming, we can see evolving storytelling arcs and different role playing in games such as Bioshock Infinite, Last of Us, Diablo, World of Warcraft, Heavy Rain, Skyrim and Final Fantasy.
The title sponsorship of matches at home for the next four years will be up for sale after April.The last bundle of the BCCI’s wares, its official partnerships with airlines, hotels, insurance, beverage, energy drink and cellular companies, will take the longest to finalise.The award of television rights though will be watched most closely. Manohar says pointedly, “We don’t favour anybody and we do not disqualify anybody as the previous group did.” The tenders will allow all kinds of bidders: channels and other media companies.Kunal Dasgupta, CEO, Sony Entertainment Television, says, “It is a bit of a convoluted situation, which could bring in people who don’t have platforms like TV channels do. It could lead to implementation problems.
Street League is a traveling skateboard competition that has gone all over the continental United States as well as foreign countries like Spain and South Africa. The contest is frequently broadcasted on ESPN and is seen by millions of people in countries around the world. The course is built with rails, stair sets and huge gaps for the skateboarders to try and land the most insane tricks that they can for points.
The new year is just around the corner, which means it time to resolve to run five miles every day. (OK, three miles every other day. OK, walk briskly on the treadmill occasionally while watching Voice. It kinda felt like I was hanging out the coolest uncle I never had. The premise of his shows was simple: “I eat, you eat, so we aren that different. Let talk”.