The idea started in 2016 when Rob Arnold was working in coffee shops writing a book on health care.
He’d take breaks and look around and there would be nothing else to do, he said. If only there were a TV, he thought. Or sound from a music system he could stream into headphones.
“I started thinking it would be neat if there were a sports-centered coffee shop,” Arnold said. “My wife and I traveled around and looked, and sure enough, there’s nothing like it. There’s sports bars. Why are there no sports coffee shops?”