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Sports Job Interview with the Managing Director of the Sports Business Entertainment Network – Beth Grupsmith (VIDEO)

Beth Grupsmith has been Managing Director of the Sports Business Education Network (SBEN) since it’s inception in September 2012. Created and funded by the McCormack Foundation, this non-profit organization carries on the tradition of Mark H. McCormack of connecting the sports industry and the classroom. SBEN works with companies, universities and associations in the sports…

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Sports Job Interview with the President of ESPN Inc. and Co-Chairman of Disney Media Networks – John Skipper (VIDEO)

John Skipper began as President of ESPN on January 1st 2012 with enormous shoes to fill from his predecessor, George Bodenheimer. However, Skipper has been up to the task as ESPN has only continued to grow. Skipper has been with ESPN for 14 years, starting in 1997 as senior vice president and general manager of…

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Sports Job Interview with Co-Founder and Senior VP of the Orlando Magic – Pat Williams (VIDEO)

With over 50 years of experience in the Sports Business, Pat Williams has had tremendous success in nearly every area of the industry. He started off playing professional baseball, playing for seven years in the Philadelphia Phillies’ system. Then he became General Manager of the Chicago Bulls at only 29! Since 1968, he has been…

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Sports Job Interview with Executive Director of the NFL Players Association – DeMaurice Smith (VIDEO)

Guest Post submitted by Joshua Lagan We know him as the man who ended the 2011 NFL lockout. The man who endured a four month bout with Roger Goodell and the NFL team owners. The man who secured the future of the National Football League for the foreseeable future. His name is DeMaurice Smith, and…

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