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Galen Clavio

Galen Clavio

My research focuses on the influence of electronic and new media on the interactions between sports media, sport organizations, and sport consumers. Some of the specific areas I research are sports journalism, online sport fan communities, sports blogs, sport video games, and social networking. I am also interested in the changing nature of sports broadcasting in the post-mass media era.

Are esports the next major league sport?

May 31, 2017 08:07 am UTC| Insights & Views Sports Entertainment

In late 2016, a sports championship event was held in Chicago, drawing 43 million viewers during the series finals. That was 12 million more people than watched the 2016 NBA Finals. It wasnt soccer, or football, or even...

The NFL joins the data revolution in sports

Sep 22, 2016 22:59 pm UTC| Sports

In some potentially game-changing news for the way we understand professional football, the National Football League began the 2016 preseason by placing tracking sensors in its footballs for the first time. The chips are...

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Economy

FxWirePro: A Glimpse At ZAR’s RV And Delta-Hedge Trades On Looming South African Debt Crisis

Due to global recession fears and rising risk aversion yesterday brought a further sell-out for many EM currencies. The rand was amongst the biggest losers over the past days and reached new lows against USD and EUR. This...

FxWirePro: Sterling Still Edgy Amid Pandemic Saga - Driving Forces, OTC Outlook & Hedging Strategies of GBP/USD

GBPs performance ranks mid-table over the past month (+0.5% vs USD, -2.5% vs EUR) as the global impact of the coronavirus has come to dominate GBPs local difficulties with Brexit. But even though Brexit is now being...

FxWirePro: Take Prudent Look At Short Euro Trades Amid Pandemic Outlook

Pandemic COVID-19 impact has broadened, eliciting abrupt financial market moves. We all know that the strength of a relationship can be severely tested during times of crisis. This is currently very obvious in the EU, and...

FxWirePro: Driving Forces, OTC Outlook And Hedging Strategies Of EUR/JPY

Universal fact is that the strength of a relationship would be severely tested during times of crisis. This is currently very obvious in the EU, and the euro is not taking it well. There is no agreement about how to...

We are entering a recession – but what did we learn from the last one?

As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, it is abundantly clear that the global economy is entering a recession the first weve seen since 2008. Some officials have compared the last period of economic...

Politics

Stephanie Grisham to become Melania Trump's new Chief of Staff

In the midst of the pandemic that has placed the United States and other affected countries in a standstill of chaos, the Trump administration is currently undergoing some changes in personnel. Recently, White House press...

Donald Trump dismisses acting Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine

The coronavirus pandemic has all government officials struggling to keep everything under control. But in a series of personnel shakeups, President Donald Trump has dismissed the acting inspector general of the Defense...

Joe Biden says November election cannot be delayed

The electoral proceedings and events this year have been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. As the chances of the election itself getting postponed increase, former Vice President Joe Biden says that it must still push...

Why Barack Obama ‘retired’ from playing basketball before leaving the White House

From attending collegiate to professional basketball games and countless photos of him on the court, Barack Obamas love for basketball should not surprise anyone. However, he had a very important reason for practically...

Science

Fireball spotted flying over Northern Europe

Perhaps the most frequent sightings of phenomena in space would be meteor showers. However, residents in Northern Europe were stunned when they witnessed a fireball flying over the northern part of the...

Moon landing: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin reveals the aspect of Apollo 11 mission that was not in their control

Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made history as the first two men to set foot on the surface of the moon back in 1969. Recently, in an interview with Professor Brian Cox, Aldrin revealed that there was one aspect of the...

Asteroids: 4-kilometer asteroid 1998 OR2 to pass by Earth this month

NASA has especially kept tabs on asteroids that are approaching Earth, even more so the rocks that are almost as large as the asteroid that caused the dinosaurs extinction. The long-monitored 4-kilometer wide 1998 OR2 is...

Aliens: UFO spotted flying into a volcano in Mexico

For decades, aliens and Unidentified Flying Objects or UFOs have remained a mystery to many. Recently, an alien enthusiast believes in spotting a UFO supposedly flying into one of Mexicos largest volcanoes. Express...

Technology

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ edition of GeForce GTX 2080 Ti sells for over $4,500

There is so much hype around Cyberpunk 2077 and it is further intensified by the release of limited-edition collectibles themed after the game. It is then not surprising that a Cyberpunk 2077-themed Nvidia graphics card is...

How ‘Warcraft 3: Reforged’ could be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

While many fans already decided to refund the money they used to purchase Warcraft 3: Reforged, there are still gamers who decided to stay and play the remastered RTS. The game is obviously far from being perfect, but one...

‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ won’t bring Sephiroth back, here’s why

Many avid fans of the Disney-meets-Final Fantasy video game series might still be hoping to see an important character to be added to the Kingdom Hearts 3 gameplay. With the future of the game made clearer now, a boss...

‘Wasteland 3’ release date, gameplay: Larger map, new enemies but launch date moved to August

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has continued to affect the gaming industry. For instance, the PUBG Mobile Pro League South Asia tourney has been changed into a pure online-only event due to safety concerns. The latest...
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