Monday, April 27, 2009

Week 4 Blog DUE 5/1/09

Sports/Entertainment Marketing

Check out the above article and give me a 1/2 page summary. What do you think about this concept? Do you think it will be successful? Why or why not?

Business Law

This week you are going to be doing some general research on the death penalty. Please answer the following questions: (don't forget to site your sources). The more details the better!!
- How many states currently have the death penalty? List them
- What is the average time fram from sentencing till the actual execution?
- Who is usually allowed to witness an execution? This will vary by state, so make sure you tell me what state you are using in your example.
- How many women have been put to death in the last 100 years? Give me an example
- What are the methods currently used to execute someone?
-Are there any states that are currently looking at eliminating the death penalty? How about states that are thinking about adding the death penalty?

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Did You Know?

Week 3 Blog DUE 4/24/09

Please remember to label your assignments correctly. Please see week 2 blog for format.


Please read the about article and give me a detailed summary of the article. Tell me, do you think sports organizations can benefit from using social media..why or why not? Also, give me two additional ways sports can use social media or other technology to help promote their team.


Log onto the the site for the Minnesota Suprem Court. Give me a brief description of the courts...who is on it, how long have they been on, who will retire, what is the political party do the members fo the court belong to? Who is an ex professional footbal player? Who is the chief justice?

Then find a case that the MN Supreme Court will hear or has just heard. Tell me about the case....story and ruling. You are not doing a case brief on this one.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Blog Week 2 DUE 4/17/09

Hi Everyone and welcome to the blog!! I know you are excited to get started to here is what I need you to do. You need to find the class you are in and then follow the instructions.

For each blog assignment please put the following at the top of the page
Blog Week

Make sure that you label your assignment and list your sources. I am always looking for detailed information that shows what you know!!

Sports and Entertainment Marketing

So, you've had some disscussion as to what marketing is and how it relates to the sports/entertainment industry. Find an article that talks about the marketing of sports/entertainment. The article can be online or in a publication. Read the article and write a summary and how it relates to this class.

Business Law

We have started talking about laws and how they got their start. Find an article that relates to anything law. The article can be online or in a publication. Read the article and write a summary and how it relates to this class.