Sports general managers are simply car salesmen – at the rink or ballpark or stadium or arena. Most are talkers. They want your trust. And they continually urge you to have interest in something that you perhaps don’t care about. The difference is that GMs don’t sell cars…they sell hope. Hope to the fans of their team. And, how long they can peddle that hope, directly determines how long they’ll stay in the job. (more…)
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