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Konami Brings Baseball Cards to Web

Collecting baseball cards is a favorite pastime as American as apple pie and the sport itself. Now, in the 21st century, baseball cards are coming to the web. Dream Nine, a virtual card collecting game, Players compete against each other on the social media site, collecting cards trying to build the best team possible. You…

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Big East, Fox Sports Reach Media Rights Agreement

The Big East Conference and FOX Sports reached a major agreement on Thursday as the two sides signed on to a 12-year multi platform media rights agreement. The partnership will begin for the 2013-14 academic year. The announcement was made today at a press conference in New York. No financial terms were adressed during the…

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Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn Confirm Dating Rumors

Two of the world’s top athletes have become the latest power couple in sports as Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn announced on Monday that they’re dating. Woods and Vonn both posted photos together on their Facebook pages, confirming they were together. The posts included photos of the new couple together. “I guess it wasn’t a…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 03.11.13 – 03.18.13

Sports Business March Madness Becoming One of the Most Valuable Sports for Advertisers Most fans think of sports advertising, they think of the Super Bowl. But now, college basketball is proving to be one of the most valuable sports for advertisers. In the last 10 years, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, more commonly known…

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Ray Lewis Officially Joins ESPN as NFL Analyst

Just two months after retiring from football, Ray Lewis is back. Except this time, he’s trading in the pads for the suit. On Wednesday, ESPN officially announced that Lewis would join the network as an NFL analyst. The move had been rumored ever since Lewis capped off his career with a Super Bowl win last…

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Newspapers Remain Top Sports News Source for Men

In the day and age of Twitter, online blogs and websites, and cable TV, one traditional news source is remaining steady, and it might surprise you what it is. For male sports fans, newspapers still remain as the go-to news source.  In a recent poll, male sports fans ages 18-54, 76% said the sports section…

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Miami Marlins Offering Buy One, Get One Free Ticket Promotion

In a sign of despearte times in South Florida, the Miami Marlins are having to resort to a ticket promotion most other teams and owners could view as laughable. In order to prevent an embarrassing turnout on opening day, the Marlins are offering a buy one, get one free promotion.  Any fan who purchases a ticket to…

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PGA’s ‘Golf Boys’ Release Second Music Video on YouTube

YouTube has a way of launching your average Joe’s into a celebrities. Other times, it provides athletes and celebrities a chance to showcase their lighter side. This was the case for Ben Crane, Rickie Fowler, Hunter Mahan and Bubba Watson, a group of professional golfers known as the Golf Boys. Last year, the group recorded a music video,…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 02.25.13 – 03.04.13

Sports Business Adidas Unveils Wild Designs on New College Basketball Uniforms Adidas shook up the college basketball world on Thursday, unveiling new eye-catching uniforms that will be worn by six teams in postseason play. UCLA, Louisville, Baylor, Kansas, Notre Dame and Cincinnati will wear brightly colored jerseys and shorts with a camouflage pattern. The designs for UCLA,…

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Ravens Make Joe Flacco Highest Paid Player in NFL History

One month after leading the Ravens to a Super Bowl win over the San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is set to sign a contract valued at $120.6 million over six years. The contract, which will pay Flacco over $20 million per year, will make him the highest paid player in NFL history….

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NASCAR Attempts to Take Down YouTube Video on Copyright Grounds

Following a horrific crash during the DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, controversy emerged involving a fan video of the crash that was uploaded to YouTube. NASCAR had initially said the video was taken down on copyright grounds, citing language on the back of tickets. On a ticket from a NASCAR event at…

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Manti Te’o Says He Has Stopped Using Social Media

Manti Te’o, the former Notre Dame linebacker who shocked the sports world with the bizarre story of a fake girlfriend told USA Today on Monday that he has stopped using social media since the incident. The 2012 Heisman Trophy finalist shut down his verified Twitter account back on February 5, and said he was not sure if…

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