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One of the toughest and most intimidating parts of the sports writing process – especially for a new writer – can be the interview. How do you get the interview you want? Who do you contact in order to get this interview? What questions are okay to ask in this interview? Do you conduct interviews…

A number of people ask me every day if it’s difficult to be a sports journalist and my response is usually the same: “It’s not difficult to write a story, it’s difficult to get one published.” Getting your sports articles published can be nerve-wrecking and a real pain in the butt to say the least,…

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From sports business to sports media to sports technology and sports sponsorship, all of these fields fall under sports journalism jobs, which require a canvas in which to draft your words and voice an opinion when you’re a journalist. No matter what sector of the sports world you cover, you’ll need to become familiar with several…

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Sports Media The Aaron Hernandez Murder Case Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 27-year old Odin Lloyd, a semi-pro football player. Hernandez was also charged with one count of carrying a firearm without a license, two counts of possession of a large capacity firearm…

sports social media

The San Francisco Giants have put themselves at the forefront of the sports social media scene with the recent addition of a sports social media cafe inside AT&T Park. The Giants made the addition less than two weeks ago behind the centerfield wall in Peet’s Coffee. The cafe is one of a kind in MLB…

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Yahoo Inc. has purchased Bignoggins Productions for an undiscosed amount according to a report. The purchase of the small mobile applications company is one of several that CEO Marissa Meyer has completed since taking over more then a year ago. The investment is a small one compared to Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr – which cost…

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Yes, you read the headline correctly. Three sisters from Nebraska recently used sports social media to help them develop notoriety while storming onto the field of a College World Series baseball game. Sisters Kayleigh, Emily and Torrie Hill of Omaha tweeted that they had a plan to run onto the field of the game and…

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On Wednesday, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 27-year old Odin Lloyd, a semi-pro football player. Hernandez was also charged with one count of carrying a firearm without a license, two counts of possession of a large capacity firearm and two counts of posession…

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The Chicago Blackhawks are the Stanley Cup champions, after beating the Boston Bruins on Monday. The Hawks won their fifth Stanley Cup in franchise history and their second in the last four seasons. The Windy City representatives rode a dominating regular season into the playoffs and – aside from having some trouble with the Red…

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Sports Business Yahoo Named Founding Partner at Levi’s Stadium The San Francisco 49ers have partnered with Yahoo in a deal with the team’s new stadium in the Silicon Valley. The agreement will allow fans to upload photos to Flickr – which is owned by Yahoo – during the game as well as allow fans to…

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Marlins Decline in Sports Ticket Sales Hurting MLB Numbers

There aren’t very many goods thing coming out of the Miami Marlins this season. The team has the worst record in baseball, an injured star in Giancarlo Stanton and an empty stadium. The Marlins drastic decline in sports ticket sales were due in part to a complete re-build occuring only one season after going all…

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Toronto Raptors Introduce New GM

The Toronto Raptors have gone since 2008 without making the NBA playoffs and it was obvious that it was time to make some big changes in their organization. On Tuesday, one big change officially occured when they announced the signing of new general manager Masai Ujiri to the public. Ujiri – whose deal is reportedly…

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NCAA to Provide Sports Networking Event in Indy

Have you ever wanted to work for the NCAA, potentially for a Division I, II, or III school? Have you been trying everything in your power to make the right network connections to accomplish this? Well, the NCAA is here to help you and will provide education on career development and potential career opportunities for…

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Sports Illustrated Expands Sports Media Presence with SI Now

Sports Illustrated, one of the most recognizable brand names in sports is ready to expand its sports media presence. The company, which is part of Time Inc., is adding to its roster of original video with a 30-minute live-streaming talk show every weekday beginning next Monday. The show will air daily at 1 p.m. EST…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 05.20.13 – 05.27.13

Sports Business ESPN Makes Harsh Sports Business Layoffs ESPN is set to make hundreds of layoffs. ‘The Worldwide Leader in Sports’ who is owned by Disney will reduce staff as well as avoid hiring for current unfilled positions. The company would not say how many jobs are being eliminated. ESPN has about 7,000 employees worldwide….

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Anheuser-Busch a Sports Sponsorship Heavyweight

St. Louis based Anheuser-Busch, the leading beer brewer in the United States – holding a 47.6 percent share of U.S. beer sales to retailers – was recently named “Sports Sponsor of the Year” at the 2013 Sports Business Awards. The company brews Budweiser and Bud Light, two of the world’s largest-selling beers and is also…

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ESPN Makes Harsh Sports Business Layoffs

ESPN is set to make hundreds of layoffs. ‘The Worldwide Leader in Sports’ who is owned by Disney will reduce staff as well as avoid hiring for current unfilled positions. The company would not say how many jobs are being eliminated. ESPN has about 7,000 employees worldwide. They are expected to layoff several hundred employees,…

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Atlanta Hawks Could Make Sports History

After being ousted by the Indiana Pacers in round one of the NBA playoffs earlier this month, the Atlanta Hawks decided they needed an upgrade over coach Larry Drew. GM Danny Ferry and the Hawks are targeting coaches with NBA experience such as Stan Van Gundy and Nate McMillan, but they may go outside of…

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The Power of Social Media in Sports

The world is dominated by the internet. At any given second, you can roll your office chair up to a computer, whip out your smart phone or connect through your gaming console to find up to the second news about pretty much anything. Sports is no different. The second a big highlight play happens or…

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ESPN and Twitter to Join Sports Media Forces

ESPN and Twitter have announced a major deal, in which the social media giant will post sports-related highlight videos on their site, moments after the live action unfolds. The deal should generate advertising revenue for both parties. Highlights will range from NCAA football to qualifying matches for soccer’s World Cup 2014 to the X Games….

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Vote for the next Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader

The Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders are some of the most recognized cheerleaders in all of sports, right up there with the Laker Girls. They may even be some of the most recognizable sports entertainers off the field; sorry mascots of the world, but they’ve got more moves then all of you combined. Everyone knows who they…

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New Sports Social Media Relationship for The Legacy Agency

The Legacy Agency – which was created in early 2012 –  when Legacy Sports Group and The Agency Sports Management forged into one has decided to form an sports social media alliance with Dallas-based e-commerce network FanTree, Inc. The partnership will allow The Legacy Agency’s clients the opportunity to use FanTree’s service in an effort…

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