FROM John McDuling
Cricket, Anyone? Baseball season is kicking off in earnest this week, and the Connecticut men’s basketball team sealed up the National Championship last night. So, it may have struck some as strange that on Sunday morning, the folks at ESPN chose to broadcast a live cricket match instead of an episode of Sportscenter on ESPN2. Was it a first step for the network in trying to popularize cricket in North America?
Terrorism in London: Lessons for the US This weekend’s terrorist attack in London left seven people dead and almost 50 injured. London police fatally shot the attackers, and ISIS claimed responsibility.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.
Farewell LA freeways, Peter Shire is back Angelenos don't want more freeways but we seem not to want mass transit either. Metro has killed the 710 freeway extension, and bus and train ridership is down across the region. What's the future of getting around in LA? And, Peter Shire is having a comeback. What attracts a new generation to his playful ceramics and furniture?