I am an avid sports fan – I think that’s fair to say considering the topic of this blog. One of the more unfortunate parts about being such a sports nut is I am a small part of the group who loyally forks over somewhere around $2 billion per year to Las Vegas thanks toRead more →
About Steve RichardsSteve is a recent graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Sports Journalism from the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism. He is currently working as a marketing and PR intern for Sports Networker.
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Last week Mashable put up their list of who you need to follow on Twitter during the Super Bowl. That list is very well done and is more than worth a read. It was so good, in fact, it gave us the idea to create our own list of must follow Sports Twitter accounts withRead more →
There are sports fans, and then there are sports fans. There is no better example than at the upcoming Super Bowl party you will attend. Every party has that relative or family friend that is interested in the social gathering; after a few mini hot dogs and a few too many drinks he’s asking whyRead more →
The MLS National Sales Center is looking for applicants for its March sports sales program. The program selects 12 lucky people who have a passion for both selling and soccer. The program lasts up to four months in Blaine, Minnesota and is an exclusive opportunity to learn the environment and exposure of MLS ticket sales. Trainees acceptedRead more →
Any and all Sports Networker followers would be remiss if they don’t jump at this opportunity. Xfinity from Comcast is offering sports fan’s the “Ultimate Sports Social Media Job,” which gives fans the chance to represent the company and catch a behind-the-scenes look at the biggest sporting events of 2012. “Ultimate Sports Social Media Job”Read more →
Everyone loves rewards. From cash back on credit cards to gas rewards at supermarkets to coupons for spending a certain amount of money in retail, rewards programs are everywhere. People use them as incentives to shop somewhere and that’s what companies love in return. Piggybacking off of that idea, the iPhone app Kwarter has created a social rewardsRead more →
I have a group of friends I can really enjoy the game of basketball with. From high school to college to pro, every one of us loves the game and can talk about it for hours. What we love most is playing the game. There is only one problem: we all stink. I’m talking whiteRead more →
As New Year’s Day comes and goes the sports fan is reminded of an interesting truth – the home viewing experience of a sporting event is beginning to outweigh the experience of actually being there. From high definition to 3D to 80 inch screens, anyone can essentially bring the “at the game feel” to homeRead more →
With the holiday season fast approaching there are plenty of professional teams out there looking to help out worthy causes through Facebook promotions. In some cases the worthy cause is their own organization, but everything is relative I guess. In this piece we will look at 6 different ways teams are trying to raise moneyRead more →
For most of the country, mentioning North Penn High School football would only bring a reaction to the die hard fans who see the name in the Pennsylvania state and national rankings most years. But in Lansdale, Pa, the high school’s home town, North Penn football is a tradition. From newspapers to message boards, everyRead more →
As a Philadelphia guy, I’m having a tough year watching The Nightmare Team that is the Philadelphia Eagles. My pain is best showcased in week 12 against the Patriots when the Birds took a 10-0 lead on one of the better teams in the league before laying their customary egg, getting outscored 38-10 the restRead more →
The New MLS Partner is on The Fast Track to Becoming The Go-to Site for Sponsorship Professionals Looking for New Connections. There’s a new kid on the sponsorship block, and all the other kids better take notice. At a time when brand marketers are always asking for more from their sponsorship opportunities, SponsorPitch.com is working to deliverRead more →
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