The Business of Sports Network, and The Biz of Baseball wishes to thank you, our readers, for taking the time to visit our sites, send us your comments, and ask us your questions. We hope that 2007 was a joyful, and prosperous time for you, and that 2008 will be the same.
To you and yours, we wish you a Happy New Year!!
Below is a list of those that have helped us over the last year, the biggest of which is you, the reader of the site. Without you, there would have been no incentive to grow. No incentive to create the Business of Sports Network. To you, I give my undying thanks and well wishes.
Extra special thanks goes out to my wife, and business partner, Glenna, as well as my sons Tyler and Travis.
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All the best, and Happy New YearMaury Brown
Founder and President
Business of Sports Network
Maury Brown is the founder and president of the Business of Sports Network, which includes The Biz of Baseball, The Biz of Football and The Biz of Basketball (The Biz of Hockey will be launching shortly). He is also an author for Baseball Prospectus, Basketball Prospectus and is an available writer for other media outlets.
Brown's full bio is here. He looks forward to your comments via email and can be contacted through the Business of Sports Network.